Integration Accelerates Truck Performance
Not that many years ago, it was common to spec your preferred brand of engine with your preferred brand of transmission and axles. One truck model could offer three different engine makes and a couple of different transmission choices. While you can still order a truck this way, there has been a definite move toward total vehicle integration where the manufacturer offers a proprietary engine, transmission or axle package. The theoretical benefit is a truck optimized for performance and...