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In the News: NACFE Freight Efficiency Podcast

Steve Ernest, Jacobs VP of Engineering & Business Development, spoke to NACFE's Mike Roeth on his Fright Efficiency podcast.  The two discussed a number of topics including VVA, Cylinder Deactivation, electric trucks, and more. 

Listen here or wherever podcasts are available.

Jacobs Suzhou Team Holds Day of Caring

Jacobs Suzhou team has carried on the Day of Caring tradition for years, and this year they participated in an activity called "Big Hands and Small Hands". In November, a team visited the Suzhou Industrial Park Ren’ai School which is a special school that takes in children and teenagers with moderate or severe intellectual disabilities, autism, cerebral palsy, and multiple disabilities. Prior to visiting the school, over 30 Jacobs employees volunteered to assemble six beautiful bookshelves.

Jacobs High Power Density Engine Brake Specified by Chinese Truck Maker

BLOOMFIELD, CT, USA – Jacobs Vehicle Systems’ High Power Density® (HPD ®) engine brake has gone into production with a Chinese truck manufacturer. This is the first OEM application of HPD, launched in 2016, to be announced. The new Sinotruk Yellow River tractor unit, designed and manufactured by China National Heavy Duty Truck Company (CNHTC), integrates Jacobs’ HPD technology in its 11- and 13-liter engines.

Jacobs Vehicle Systems produces 50,000th engine brake at new Brno plant

Jacobs’ factory in Brno, Czech Republic, has manufactured its 50,000th engine brake, for Daimler, since opening in September 2019.

BLOOMFIELD, CT, USA – Jacobs Vehicle Systems, a worldwide manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding and valve actuation systems, recently shipped the 50,000th engine brake manufactured at its newly opened European facility near Brno in the Czech Republic, to Daimler. Jacobs currently supplies all European Daimler orders from Brno.

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