PETERBILT OFFERS EATON ULTRASHIFT TRANSMISSION WITH NATURAL GAS OPTION
On Tuesday, the Peterbilt Motors Company announced a new powertrain option for several of its natural gas vehicles that provide customers with an automated transmission. The Eaton UltraShift PLUS is available with the Cummins-Westport ISX12-G engine on Peterbilt’s Models 579, 567, 384 and 365. “This new powertrain is an ideal option for our customers in vocational, regional and line haul applications, providing precise shifting for more efficient operation with a versatile, fuel efficient natural gas engine,” said Robert Woodall, Peterbilt’s Director of Sales and Marketing. The Eaton UltraShift PLUS is available in the 13-speed MHP and 10-speed LAS series. The automated transmission employs shift selection software that optimizes performance and efficiency, as well as enhances braking performance. For more information, visit Peterbilt at www.peterbilt.com.