NEWS & EVENTS

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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First Day of Summer Ice Cream Day

On the first day of summer, Jacobs’ Employee Services Committee hosted an ice cream social at the Bloomfield, Connecticut, location. All three shifts took their turn lining up at the Mister Softie trucks throughout the day. In total, 495 ice cream cones and slushies were enjoyed on the sunny, 86 degree day in Connecticut.

Jacobs Vehicle Systems Suzhou Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

To celebrate its first ten years in business, the Suzhou, China, team hosted a birthday party. The leadership team served birthday cake along with the employees who have been at Jacobs Suzhou plant since the beginning. To continue the celebration, a “JVS & Me” photo contest was held to encourage employees to document memorable moments at the Suzhou plant. With nearly 250 submissions, the Suzhou team voted to pick the top 10 moments.

Jacobs Introduces 2-Step VVA System to Enhance Engine Performance and Efficiency

BLOOMFIELD, CT, USA – Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, has launched a new 2-Step Variable Valve Actuation (VVA) system. By enhancing performance and efficiency across an engine’s operating range, 2-Step VVA will help engine manufacturers further improve fuel consumption and reduce tailpipe emissions, as well as deliver a range of other benefits.

Jacobs and Hino Motors, Ltd. Sign Long-Term Agreement

BLOOMFIELD, CT, USA – Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, the world’s leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engine retarding systems and valve actuation mechanisms, has signed a long-term supply agreement with Hino Motors, Ltd. which will last through 2025.

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Events

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

ATA MCE Logo
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 http://nacvshow.com/