Truck and Engine Corporation and Cummins Inc., have teamed up
to offer International 9000i Series customers an exclusive ISX
435 HP ST2 (Smart Torque) rating. To help demonstrate the fuel
economy capabilities of the International and Cummins package,
Transportation Research Center Inc. (TRC, Inc.) an independent
automotive proving ground, recently conducted a Society of Automotive
Engineers (SAE) Type III recommended fuel consumption test,
comparing an International 9200i and an International 9400i
with Cummins' ISX 435 HP ST2 engine head-to-head against identical
International tractors with the Detroit Diesel Series 60 engine.
revealed significant fuel economy improvement in the trucks
using the Cummins ISX -- up to a 4.3 percent fuel economy advantage.
International says this represents a potential customer savings
of $3,200-$4,000 over the life of the vehicle.