2016 – 2019 Volvo VNL Trucks Fuel Screen Recall

2016-2019 Volvo VNL Trucks Cummins ISX15 Fuel Screen Recall Alert

Volvo Trucks North America (Volvo) is recalling certain 2016-2019 Volvo VNL trucks equipped with Cummins ISX15 diesel engines. In certain driving conditions, such as on a long down-hill grade, the fuel line may burst if the fuel pump cooling circuit screen becomes restricted. CONSEQUENCE: If the fuel line bursts, fuel may leak onto the road resulting in a roadway hazard for other motorists. The engine may also stall without warning,…

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Cummins Plans for Electric Class 8 Powertrains

Cummins to build class 8 electric powertrains by 2019

Diesel Engine maker Cummins expects to start building and selling electric powertrains for transit bus applications in 2019, with a “longer-range version” available by 2020, as the OEM believes electricity will become a key commercial vehicle power source in the near future. “We know things about electrification that maybe others don’t,” explained Julie Furber, executive director of electrification business development for Cummins, explained in an hour-long conference call with reporters…

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