Eaton Introduces New Advantage Automated Series Clutches for Popular Automated Transmissions

GRAPEVINE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Power management company Eaton announced it has expanded its Advantage Automated Series clutches to support popular automated transmissions available in the North American market, rounding out its aftermarket automated clutch portfolio. The announcement will be made on Jan. 28, at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week show, in Grapevine, Texas.

The Advantage Automated series clutches fit the unique needs of automated transmissions, which are featured on more than 75 percent of new heavy-duty trucks sold in North America.

“Eaton is excited to offer an all-makes portfolio of automated clutch products to provide our customers with a suite of solutions,” said Tim Bauer, vice president, Aftermarket, Eaton’s Vehicle Group North America. “Advantage Automated Series clutches include a clutch bracket with a hardened steel pivot ring, which better sustains loads throughout the life of the clutch, and larger spring fingers for better wear versus the competition.”

The Advantage Automated Series portfolio comprises aftermarket clutches for the most popular transmissions currently in operation in North America, including:

  • Eaton Cummins Endurant™
  • Eaton UltraShift Plus
  • Detroit™ DT12™
  • Volvo I-Shift
  • Mack mDrive™

“With the expansion of our clutch portfolio, Eaton continues to offer the best value in the heavy-duty aftermarket, allowing our customers to maximize time on the road,” said Bauer.

Eaton is a power management company with 2018 sales of $21.6 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 101,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit


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