Jacobs Vehicle Systems

Bloomfield, Connecticut 6002


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22 East Dudley Town Rd.
Bloomfield, Connecticut 6002
United States

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Upgraded Jake Brake for 2021 Paccar MX-11

April 21, 2022
Facilitates faster, smoother gear shifting
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Jacobs Vehicle Systems upgrades aftermarket site

Nov. 12, 2021
The company’s parts and service website has been enhanced to better provide aftermarket support to help fleets, OEMs, and owner-operators keep their engine brakes operating at...
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Jacobs Vehicle Systems partners with ClearFlame on engine technology

May 13, 2021
Jacobs provided installation support of its Cylinder Deactivation technology, which complements the ClearFlame high-temperature, carbon-neutral strategy.
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Jacobs Vehicle Systems produces 50,000th engine brake at Brno plant

Sept. 29, 2020
Jacobs’ factory in Brno, Czech Republic, has manufactured its 50,000th engine brake, for Daimler, since opening in September 2019.
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Jacobs Vehicle Systems’ Cylinder Deactivation technology independently tested

July 28, 2020
Independent engine tests indicated that Jacobs’ Cylinder Deactivation systems can deliver better fuel economy while keeping diesel exhaust aftertreatment systems operating at ...

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Diesel technology that extends life, improves efficiency

Jan. 13, 2022
With emerging technologies making diesel engines more efficient while reducing emissions, it will be quite some time before they become obsolete.

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VSP News: Uptime Update, Episode 42 – The evolution of engine braking system components

July 30, 2020
Kyle Lazzaro, business manager at Jacobs Vehicle Systems, discusses the evolution of engine braking technology, as well as products to help address changes to vehicle design and...

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Jacobs Vehicle Systems supports latest CARB proposals

July 8, 2020
The company says its cylinder deactivation engine systems can keep diesel exhaust aftertreatment systems operating at optimal temperatures to support reducing NOx and CO2 emissions...
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Cylinder deactivation verified to improve fuel economy and slash NOx

March 10, 2020
Third-party laboratory testing has confirmed that CDA technology developed by Jacobs Vehicle Systems improves fuel consumption by up to 5 percent while also being able to exponentially...
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Jacobs Vehicle Systems opens European factory

Nov. 26, 2019
The facility, located near Brno, Czech Republic, is the company’s third production location.
Jacobs Vehicle Systems kicked off its North American Technology Tour, which will feature a new demonstrator truck equipped with technological enhancements to promote better fuel consumption, reduce harmful emissions, and improve engine braking capabilities.
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Jacobs kicks off Tech Tour to showcase engine technologies

Nov. 14, 2019
The North American Technology Tour will feature a new demonstrator truck equipped with technological enhancements to promote better fuel consumption, reduce harmful emissions,...
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Jacobs Vehicle Systems delivers eight millionth engine brake

Oct. 17, 2019
This milestone delivery comes less than two years after Jacobs shipped its seven millionth brake.
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Jacobs Vehicle Systems introduces Fulcrum Bridge

Oct. 3, 2019
Jacobs eliminates the need for valve lashing adjustments and makes lashless valvetrains compatible with engine braking, benefiting fuel economy and emissions.
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Engine system component providers partner to improve cylinder deactivation technology

Aug. 7, 2019
Jacobs Vehicle Systems’ hardware, developed to meet Tula Technology’s systems requirements, will further enhance fuel savings and emissions reductions.
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PACCAR presented Jacobs with the PACCAR 10 PPM award for 2018 during a recent visit to Jacobs Vehicle Systems’ Bloomfield, Connecticut, headquarters. Pictured left to right: César Torres Arteaga, supplier quality manager (PACCAR Engine Company), David Biron, director, quality and reliability (Jacobs), and Rob Backus, team manager supplier quality (DAF Trucks Netherlands).
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Jacobs Vehicles Systems earns PACCAR 10 PPM award

July 24, 2019
The 10 PPM quality standard requires delivery of no more than 10 defective parts for every million components supplied.
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Jacobs Engine Brake now standard on International A26 engines

May 10, 2019
The engine brake comes factory installed on International LT Series, RHTM Series, and HV and HX Series vehicles.