What is the difference between UltraShift and AutoShift?

Auto shift has a clutch, and then uses the computer and solenoids to do the shifting. Ultrashift doesn’t have a clutch in the cab.

Who makes AutoShift transmission?

Eaton® Automated Transmissions The AutoShift® 18-Speed. Automated shifting on proven ratio 10-speed transmission models. Shift-by-wire eliminates mechanical lever shifting, keeping both hands on the wheel.

What is AutoShift transmission?

The AutoShift transmission, based on the RT Series manual transmission, is an advanced shift-by-wire system that communicates with the engine utilizing the SAE-J1939 protocol for precise control of the engine and transmission functions.

Are Eaton Fuller transmissions good?

Fuller manual-shift transmissions are legendary in their solid dependability. They’re the foundation of the fuel-efficient UltraShift® automated transmissions. Using computer-controlled shifting, Eaton’s automated transmissions are loaded with benefits.

Is automatic shift transmission good?

The electronic and the automatic gear shift are more precise compared to human input and offers excellent performance while driving an AMT car. Also, you can shift to a manual gearbox to let the driver change the gear without the use of the clutch.

Is UltraShift automatic?

The UltraShift 10-speed allows drivers to use the transmission in full automatic mode or with manual intervention, depending on conditions or driver preference. A Manual mode holds the current gear and allows driver-selected up-shifts or down-shifts.

What is a UltraShift 18-speed transmission?

UltraShift PLUS VXP is an 18-speed automated manual transmission designed for the heaviest heavy-duty applications – logging, mining, military and agriculture. With an unlimited maximum gross combination weight rating, it is truly a workhorse.

Is there an 18-speed automatic transmission?

In fact, the 18-speed UltraShift PLUS MXP has no gross vehicle weight limitation. Fleet managers and drivers alike will appreciate the improved safety and greater fleet-wide fuel efficiency these automated transmissions deliver compared to their manual counterparts.

What is the difference between the UltraShift and UltraShift plus?

The addition of an electronically actuated clutch is the key… the most noticeable difference between UltraShift and UltraShift PLUS is the enhanced low speed maneuverability, especially the reverse gear operations.

How does a UltraShift transmission work?

Built upon the Fuller 13- and 18-speed manual transmissions, the UltraShift PLUS Performance Series uses an electronic clutch actuator to provide faster shifting and smoother engagement. At idle, it fully engages the clutch giving the driver ultimate control in challenging situations.

Where is Eaton Fuller made?

Eaton Fuller 9-speed truck transmissions have been manufactured in China since 1985 under a licensing agreement with China National Heavy Duty Truck Corporation. The new Eaton facility, which will be located in the Pudong area of Shanghai, will machine, assemble, test and ship transmissions.