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In the News: Compression Release Brakes Aren't Just for Heavy-Duty Diesel Trucks

"When you think of compression release brakes, or 'Jake Brakes,' heavy-duty diesels probably come to mind. But today, this same technology and all of its safety, fuel economy and maintenance benefits is also starting to become available in medium-duty engines." - David Sickels, Associate Editor of Tire Review and Fleet Equipment magazines

Jacobs Engine Brakes Specified on Doosan DX12 Engines for South Korean Market

BLOOMFIELD, CT, USA – Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, a global manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, will supply a compression release engine brake to South Korean engine manufacturer Doosan Infracore for its DX12 model.

With the new agreement, Jacobs’ products may be specified as a customer option on the DX12 Euro 6 engine for the domestic South Korean market, where it is selected predominantly by dump truck and mixer vehicle manufacturers.

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