The argument for integrated powertrains

The argument for integrated powertrains

OEMs believe integration offers an opportunity for fuel efficiency and performance improvements

With regard to powertrain integration, fleets have heard it before: link engines, transmissions, and even axles together into a single, seamless package and  reap the benefits of fuel savings and improved vehicle performance. Mike Roeth, executive director of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE), says that such integration also goes far beyond fuel savings and engine responsiveness.  In his view, a range of benefits from maintenance-related cost savings to

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