According to the companies, this combination provides a new option for a wide variety of vocational applications, particularly in segments where weight savings are a key consideration, such as concrete mixers, refuse trucks, dump trucks, auto haulers, and more.
“We are dedicated to providing vocational customers with a wide range of powertrain options to meet the specific needs of their businesses,” said Kelly Gedert, director of product marketing for Freightliner Trucks and Detroit Components. “By adding the Cummins X12 to our engine portfolio, we give the already versatile 114SD yet another option, showing our commitment to providing customers a choice.”
“Cummins is excited about the positive impact our X12 will have in weight-sensitive markets,” said Brett Merritt, vice president of the Cummins On-Highway Engine Business. “We believe that the Cummins X12 in the Freightliner 114SD will be an exceptional option for vocational customers.”
The 114SD with the Cummins X12 will start production mid-year 2019.