Eaton Cummins
Endurant XD Series

Endurant XD automated transmissions now offered on some Western Star, Freightliner models

Jan. 2, 2024
The Endurant XD and the Endurant XD Pro is now offered on the Western Star 47X and 49 X and the Freightliner 114SD PLUS with Cummins X12 or X15 engines.

Certain vocational Western Star and Freightliner models now offer Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies’ Endurant XD series automated transmissions, specifically the Western Star 47X and 49X and the Freightliner 114SD PLUS. The automated transmission series, such as the Endurant XD and the Endurant XD Pro, is offered when paired with the Cummins X12 or X15 engine.

“We offer our vocational customers reliable products that can be outfitted to suit their needs,” said Aaron Scates, VP of vocational and medium duty market development at Daimler Truck North America, the Freightliner and Western Star parent company. “By offering the Eaton Cummins Endurant XD series transmissions in our Western Star and Freightliner vehicles, our customers will have more options when spec’ing for their specific application.”

See also: Kenworth adds Eaton Cummins Endurant XD series transmission for Mexico fleets

The Endurant XD series are new, purpose-built, 18-speed automated manual transmissions designed for applications with high gross combined weight ratings, such as heavy-haul and double- and triple-trailer tractors, and heavy-duty vocational trucks operating in harsh environments.

“The Endurant XD series represents a new level of precision, control, and durability that will change the way vocational fleets think about AMTs,” said Dave Karnes, VP of sales at Eaton Cummins.

The Endurant XD has undergone millions of miles of testing from Australia to Mexico in various applications, including dump and logging trucks. Its robust design features encapsulate electronics protected from the environment and provide operators with oil pressure and temperature information to ensure performance in extreme conditions.


This article was originally published on FleetOwner.com.

About the Author

Commercial Vehicle Staff