Firestone Announces Air Spring Delivery To MAN

Firestone Industrial Products has been selected to supply Airide™ air springs to MAN Truck & Bus Company. Products will be supplied from the FSIP manufacturing and distribution center in Wolsztyn, Poland, to the manufacturer’s production facilities in Germany, Austria and Poland.

 IAA Commercial Vehicles: Innovative Technologies

We supported our customers in presenting numerous innovative technologies for the commercial vehicle industry at IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hanover. Manufacturers of fully automatic transmissions, air springs and engine brakes − they all work on solutions for more safety, fuel economy and lower emissions. ... and we manage media and press relations for them.

Jacobs Opens Plant In Europe

Jacobs Vehicle Systems announced the opening of a manufacturing facility in the city of Brno in the Czech Republic at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018. Starting in early 2019, Jacobs’ Brno plant will initially produce up to 100,000 engine brakes annually for manufacturers of heavy-duty commercial vehicles and engines.

 Jacobs Names Vice President

Jacobs Vehicle Systems® announces Sam Fabian has been appointed as the Vice President of Global Operations. Fabian was employed by Detroit Diesel / Daimler Trucks North America for several years.

 Allison Transmission For E-Truck

The Dutch OEM EMOSS has developed an Allison transmission-equipped electric semi-truck that has a range exceeding 300 miles. The Allison automatic transmission is key to the driveline.