PowerSpec, the Internet application that enables Cummins customers to review their engine's control system and reset electronic features, is now available for all Cummins InteractOE System (IS) engines. PowerSpec also serves as an educational tool, providing detailed information on configuring engine features and parameters, theory of operation and driving techniques. Cummins dealers can use PowerSpec to adjust engine parameters specific to individual customers' needs prior to vehicle delivery. www.powerspec.cummins.com
A Dana Spicer E1320W front axle rated 13,200 lb. is now available for Peterbilt's conventional models (379, 378, 385 and 357). The axle reduces overall truck height and increases the weight that can be loaded in the over-the-cab position, particularly appropriate for car-carrier applications. www.peterbilt.com
Truck Lite Co.'s LED Model 12 Combination lamp features a new optical lens that allows it to function as both a sidemarker and clearance lamp. The new combo lamp is compatible with all other LED Model 12 products and complies with SAE standards for both marker and clearance lamps. It measures 3-in. × 1.6 in. × 1.4 in. and has a 3-yr. limited warranty. www.truck-lite.com
Using only seven diodes, a new Piranha-brand LED stop/turn/tail light from Peterson Mfg. meets FMVSS108 requirements and is said to be the company's most economical. A round lens featuring a series of concentric circles maximizes optical brilliance and clarity. www.pmlights.com
Cummins' e-commerce web site, PowerStore now offers Dodge Turbo Diesel engine owners QuickCheck II, a handheld software application that reads live engine data and downloads to a Palm device, and RoadRelay 4, an in-cab device that acts as a live window into the engine and records data ranging from real-time mpg to vehicle and engine fault information.
Horton Inc., a maker of cooling solutions for diesel engines, marked its 50th anniversary this fall with the grand opening of a new corporate facility in Minneapolis. www.hortonic.com