Cummins starts H2-ICE production at new India facility

Cummins starts H2-ICE production at new India facility

The first B6.7H hydrogen ICE rolled off the production line in March and will now be integrated into Tata Motors’ trucks.

Cummins began production of its latest hydrogen internal combustion engines (H2-ICE) for Tata Motors at a new manufacturing facility in Jamshedpur, India. The first B6.7H hydrogen internal combustion engines rolled off the production line in March and will now be integrated into Tata Motors’ trucks, the company said. The B6.7H engine shares many components with current diesel and natural gas engines, fits where a standard engine fits and can be refueled in minutes.

Production of hydrogen engines at the recently opened Jamshedpur site is the latest of several developments in the Cummins and Tata Motors partnership in India. The new manufacturing facility is part of a 50/50 joint venture between Tata Motors Limited and Cummins and will produce hydrogen internal combustion engines for medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, as well as other low-to-zero emissions technologies like batteries and hydrogen fuel cells, the company said.

Tata Motors and Cummins have a 30-year partnership through their joint venture Tata Cummins Private Limited (TCPL). TCPL GES, a subsidiary of TCPL, was formed in March 2023 to collaborate on the design and development of low and zero-emission propulsion technology solutions for commercial vehicles in India.

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