Jacobs Engine Brake Available as Standard Feature on International A26 Engine

May 9, 2019
Jacobs Model 5783A for the International A26 Engine

BLOOMFIELD, CT – Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announces the availability of the engine brake model 5783A as standard equipment on the International® A26 engine.

Since 2009 Jacobs has supplied a compression release engine brake for International® Truck’s 13-liter engine. Jacobs is proud to have the 5783A engine brake as standard equipment. The Jacobs Engine Brake® increases foundation brake life, improves driveability, and lowers the total cost of ownership of A26-powered International® trucks equipped with this engine brake.

“Over the past decade, Jacobs has partnered with International Truck to provide the end user with better driving experiences,” said Steve Ernest, Vice President of Engineering and Business Development, Jacobs Vehicle Systems. “Today, we are excited to be a standard feature on the International A26 engine, complementing their technologies for the on-highway, severe duty, and vocational segments.”

The Jacobs Engine Brake is now standard on the International® A26 engine and comes factory installed on International® LT® Series long-haul vehicles, International® RH Series regional haul vehicles, and International® HV® and HX™ Series severe vehicles. To learn more about the International® A26 engine and the engine brake performance, visit internationaltrucks.com/A26 or jacobsvehiclesystems.com.

International LT Series Long-haul vehicle

About Jacobs Vehicle Systems and Navistar
Jacobs Vehicle Systems is headquartered in Bloomfield, Conn., where it has a 25,000 square meter design, testing and manufacturing facility, with support sites in Europe, Japan, and India as well as manufacturing facilities in Suzhou, China and, in 2019, Brno, Czech Republic. Jake Brake® products are used by heavy and medium-duty diesel engine manufacturers globally. Registered to the ISO 14001 and IATF 16949 standards, Jacobs Vehicle Systems is the world’s leading producer of vehicle retarding and valve actuation technologies and can be found at jakebrake.com.

Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates produce International® brand commercial and military trucks, proprietary diesel engines, and IC Bus® brand school and commercial buses. An affiliate also provides truck and diesel engine service parts. Another affiliate offers financing services. Additional information is available at www.Navistar.com.