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Jacobs Engine Brakes Specified on New Hino Engine Assembled in China

BLOOMFIELD, CT, USA – Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, a global manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, will supply its compression release engine brake to Hino Motors (China) Co., Ltd. for its new 10.5-liter U11C diesel engine.

The engine is a new model for the Chinese market that is compliant with new China 6 emissions standards and will be specified on Hino trucks later this year.

In the News: CDA and VVA for Heavy Duty Diesel

Steve Ernest and Hilko Schmitt recently spoke with Lawrence Butcher from Engine and Powertrain Technology about Jacobs Cylinder Deactivation and Variable Valve Actuation systems.

In the News: Diesel Engine Cylinder Deactivation Deep Dive

"How much more efficiency can suppliers pull out of new diesel engine development? It turns out a lot. Jacobs Vehicle Systems recently announced validation tests of its cylinder deactivation technology paired with developments from Tula Technology, a California based company that specializes in combustion control and software, that showed marked improvement in NOx reduction and fuel efficiency.  Just how much?" - Jason Morgan, Fleet Equipment Magazine

In the News: HDT Podcast: The Future of Fuel Economy

Robb Janak, Jacobs' director of new technology, spoke with Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine's Jim Park to discuss the upcoming 2024 and 2027 greenhouse gas reduction targets. In Season 3, Episode 2 of the HDT podcast, Jim, Robb, and other guests discuss The Future of Fuel Economy.

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