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Eaton Sponsors WMU Student Race Teams

Diversified manufacturer Eaton Corp. announced that it has provided $8,000 to Western Michigan University in support of three student engineering teams.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2013


Eaton To Develop Predictive Battery Management Technology For Hybrids

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corp. announced it is strengthening its commitment to hybrid vehicle technology by developing a cost-effective power control system to reduce the size of the system battery without a loss of battery life or vehicle performance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2012

Some of the Supermileage entrants on the test track at the Eaton Corp. proving grounds in Marshall. Photo: SAE

Penn State Team Achieves Nearly 1,500 MPG In Supermileage Competition

A team from Penn State University’s Behrend College won SAE International’s Supermileage engineering competition this year with a fuel efficiency of 1,485 miles per gallon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2012

Michigan Technological University's Supermileage competition entry.

Gas Price Woes? Not For SAE Supermileage Cars

Given the cost of fuel, collegiate teams in SAE International’s Supermileage engineering competition could be the envy of many drivers who are experiencing sticker shock at the pumps.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2012


Eaton Hybrids Hit 200 Million Mile Mark

Eaton Corp. announced Tuesday that customers of its hybrid systems have collectively accumulated more than 200 million miles of service, reducing diesel fuel consumption by 8 million gallons and harmful emissions by 80,000 metric tons.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2011


Eaton Donates $30,000 to Help Rebuild Homes in Oakland County

The Cleveland, Ohio-baed diversified manufacturer Eaton Corp. is contributing $30,000 to Rebuilding Together Oakland County (RTOC) as part of the National Day of Caring, which took place Saturday

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2011


Eaton Hybrids Hit 100 Million Miles, Save 4 Million Gallons of Fuel

Cleveland-based Eaton Corp. (NYSE:ETN) said that its hybrid systems, developed and engineered in Kalamazoo County, have now collectively accumulated more than 100 million miles of service, reducing fuel consumption by 4 million gallons of diesel […]


Eaton-WMU Lab To Focus On Hybrid Research

Battery and hybrid electric vehicle drive testing in West Michigan will take a significant leap forward Thursday, Oct. 7, when Eaton Corp. and Western Michigan University officials meet to formally open the new CAViDS Hybrid […]


New Hybrid Hydraulic Recycling Trucks Pt. 2 07/28

WWJ Newsradio 950 technology editor Matt Roush speaks with Vincent Duray, chief engineer for hydraulic hybrids at Eaton Corp., about his company’s technologies in the city of Ann Arbor’s new hybrid recycling trucks.     […]


Eaton To Use CPI Batteries Too

Cleveland-based Eaton Corp. (NYSE: ETN) has selected Compact Power Inc., a United States subsidiary of Korea’s LG Chem, to provide batteries for certain future Eaton hybrid electric drive systems. The announcement was made Thursday during […]