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Benefits of Jacobs' Cylinder Deactivation Technology are Independently Verified

Better fuel economy and lower emissions, already proven in extensive tests by Jacobs, have been independently measured

BLOOMFIELD, CT, USA - Jacobs Vehicle Systems® has completed testing with an internationally known third-party laboratory, funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), to quantify the fuel savings and emissions benefits of Jacobs’ Cylinder Deactivation (CDA) technology. The tests were conducted on a 13-liter Navistar engine equipped with CDA.

Jacobs Vehicle Systems Opens First European Factory

Jacobs Vehicle Systems, a worldwide manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding and valve actuation systems, recently shipped the company’s first engine brake from its newly opened European facility near the city of Brno in the Czech Republic.

With its headquarters in Bloomfield, CT, and its Suzhou facility in Eastern China, Brno becomes the third production location as Jacobs continues to expand its global capacities.

Jacobs Vehicle Systems Supporting Super Truck II Program

BLOOMFIELD, CT, USA – Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, a worldwide manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation systems, recently released the results of fuel consumption and emission reduction tests with the company’s Cylinder Deactivation (CDA) technology under evaluation with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Super Truck II program.

Jacobs Kicks-off Tech Tour

Fleets to get hands-on opportunity to experience new technologies

BLOOMFIELD, CT, USA – Jacobs Vehicle Systems, a leading worldwide manufacturer of diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation systems, has launched the company’s North American Technology Tour, which will feature a new demonstrator truck equipped with technological enhancements to promote better fuel consumption, reduce harmful emissions and improve engine braking capabilities.   

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