Truckers Jamboree

Jacobs will show off its latest high-performance engine brakes and newest technologies such as High Power Density Engine Braking and Active Decompression Technology.

Iowa 80 Truckers Jamboree

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Jacobs Delivers 1 Millionth Brake for Heavy-Duty World Engine

BLOOMFIELD, CT, USA − Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, announces the sale of its one millionth engine brake for Daimler Trucks’ heavy duty engine platform (HDEP).


Things got a little spooky at Jacobs during our 5th Annual Halloween Costume Contest.  This year, we added a group award.  The winning group dressed as comic book characters. Congrats to all the winners!

Success for Team Green Lemons

The Jake Brake sponsored race team found plenty of speed and success this season, with some trials and tribulations along the way. The 2018 schedule included endurance road course races at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park and New Hampshire Motor Speedway.


Jacobs held its 4th Annual MFG Day Celebration on October 19th at the Bloomfield location.  Throughout the day, over 60 students and educators joined Jacobs for an introduction to Jacobs Vehicle Systems and manufacturing, a tour of the manufacturing facility and engine lab, and a mini career fair where students had the opportunity to learn more about various careers within Jacobs. 

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Truckers Jamboree

Join us under the big top tent at the 40th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree this July.  Stop by our booth to have all of your engine braking questions answered by the Jacobs team.  

To find more information about this free event, visit the Iowa 80 Truckstop's website here.

Iowa 80 Truckstop building

American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition

If you are attending the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition (MCE), make plans to visit Jacobs' booth during the exhibition.  While you are there, learn more about how your fleet can benefit from Jacobs' latest technologies such as Active Decompression Technology® and High Power Density® Engine Brakes.  

North American Commercial Vehicle Show

Jacobs is returning to the North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV) in 2019 after a successful 2017 inaugural show.  Join us in Hall A, Booth 1354 to learn more about how your fleet can benefit from Jacobs' latest technologies such as Active Decompression Technology®, High Power Density® Engine Brakes, and more!  

Learn more about the NACV show by visiting