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Weichai Power Co. Specifies Jacobs Compression Release Brake for Two New Truck Engines

BLOOMFIELD, CT, USA – Jacobs Vehicle Systems® has been appointed by China’s Weichai Power Co. to supply engine brake components for two new diesel engines for heavy-duty trucks. Weichai’s 13-liter WP13H and 15-liter WP15H engines, which recently went into production at the company’s plant in Weifang, central Shandong province, both feature Jacobs’ Compression Release Brake.

In the News: The Symphony turns 60!

New Zealand Trucking is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Jake Brake: "It could be described as the sound of our people. If you claim to be a true truck buff, yet fail to spin around in anticipation the instant you hear ‘that sound’, you’re about as committed as Jacinda A is to the National Party conference. This year, our venerable old mate, the Jacobs Engine Brake, celebrates 60 years of slowing us all up.

Pies for Charity

Pies for CharityEvery October, the Jacobs team in Brno, Czech Republic, is pleased to help support a local charity by buying and selling pies. Jacobs and Kollmorgen employees can buy mini mince pies and/or be a part of the volunteer sales team in the city center of Brno.

New Aftermarket Site Boosts Support for Jake Brake Users

BLOOMFIELD, CT, USA – Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, a worldwide manufacturer of engine retarding and valve actuation systems for the commercial vehicle industry, recently upgraded the company’s parts and service website to better provide aftermarket support to help fleets, OEMs and owner-operators keep their engine brakes operating at peak performance.

The site can be found here: https://www.jacobsvehiclesystems.com/service-parts-support

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