In the News: Improving efficiency, safety in medium-duty trucks

May 8, 2019
Jacobs Model 971 for Hino

"If the name “Jake Brake” has you immediately thinking about the engine braking mechanism that is common on heavy-duty diesels you’re probably not alone. What you might not know, however, is that the same type of technology can now bring the same safety, fuel economy and maintenance benefits to medium-duty engines." -

Gabe Roberts, Director of Product Development at Jacobs, recently spoke to Seth Skydel about engine brakes and medium-duty trucks.  Click to read more about how manufacturers are taking advantage of the benefits of Jacobs engine braking technology on medium-duty commercial vehicles.