UltraShift HV offered on Ford trucks
Apr 1, 2009 12:00 PM
Eaton Corporation has announced that the UltraShift Highway Value (HV) transmission is now available as a data book option for Ford F650 Super Duty and Ford F750 Super Duty series trucks. The UltraShift HV transmission is a fully automated transmission for Class 6 and 7 vehicles with diesel engines in the 195- to 260-horsepower range.
Tests conducted by an independent firm in accordance with SAE J1526 Joint TMC/SAE Fuel Consumption In-Service Test Procedure, Type III determined that the UltraShift HV transmission delivers better fuel efficiency in a variety of duty cycles than a conventional automatic transmission.
The HV is capable of handling torque capacities up to 660 pounds per foot and loads up to 33,000 pounds gross vehicle weight. The UltraShift HV transmission is suited for pick-up/delivery, service/utility, and recovery applications.
For additional information, visit www.roadranger.com.
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