Geotab, Cummins partner to enhance OTA connectivity
The Cummins connected software updates will be available within select Geotab devices and compatible engines.
Cummins-Meritor talks acquisition impact, aftermarket support
Here’s how the brands come together and do business in the market.
Truck powertrain downspeeding—how low can you go?
It’s been part of the specification vernacular for many years. As a powertrain-focused strategy for improving fuel economy, downspeeding has been of interest to fleets looking to lower fuel costs. For manufacturers, it is also a means of meeting efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions regulations. The concept itself is simple. With downspeeding, the rear axle
Cummins president, CEO Jennifer Rumsey to deliver Green Truck Summit keynote
Jennifer Rumsey, president and chief executive officer of global power solutions technology leader Cummins Inc., will deliver the keynote address at Green Truck Summit during Work Truck Week 2023. Held annually, Green Truck Summit provides insights and resources to support the work truck industry’s drive toward greater sustainability, productivity and efficiency. As Cummins president and CEO, Rumsey oversees
Cummins on Cummins: The Complete Series
It wasn’t just the striking red engines powered by the likes of gasoline, natural gas and, eventually, hydrogen that stood out when Cummins invited a handful of trucking industry editors to its headquarters in Columbus, Indiana. The biggest surprise was how transparent and candid Cummins leadership and segment managers were about engine technology that isn’t
Hydrogen combustion engines: Fueling more than fuel cells
We have an answer to what comes first: The powertrain technology or the infrastructure that fuels (or charges) it? Electric trucks have rolled out in short-haul applications, and electric charging infrastructure has rolled out to support them. OEMs and fleets are driving the EV change in the battery electric arena, and that’s likely to be
Natural gas engines in the Now: Potentially poised for growth
Don’t roll your eyes. Don’t shake your head. Natural gas could be ready for a comeback. “But we’ve been down this road before,” you crow. True, but not with today’s engine technology. So let’s address the elephant in the natural gas engine room: performance and reliability. A common refrain from natural gas engine operations of
The power density of diesel engines (and its decarbonization impact)
Diesel engines are a contributor to our current climate crisis, but they might also be the short-term solution to decarbonization. After all, if you burn less fuel tomorrow than you did today, you’re decarbonizing and those efforts add up. Cummins is banking on it. The company has an internal goal of reducing Scope 3 absolute
Hyliion, Cummins to bring natural gas Hypertruck ERX powertrain to the North America market
Hyliion Holdings Corp a provider of electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 semi-trucks, and Cummins Inc., a power solutions provider, recently announced the two companies are joining forces to optimize the Cummins natural gas engine as the generator for the Hypertruck ERX powertrain. Together the companies plan to obtain key environmental certifications for Cummins’ natural
Why paying attention to diesel engine filtration data pays off
It’s easy to tune out the massive amount of truck telematics coming at you and focus on what you know from years of experience, but turning a blind eye to diesel engine data can cost you in the short- and long-term. The piston-pumping heart of your rolling iron deserves as much attention as your own
Cummins, California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership highlights natural gas-related decarbonization opportunities
During a press event at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, the California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership (CNGVP) collaborated with Cummins Inc. to display its near-zero emissions X15N 15-liter natural gas engine for the North American freight transportation market. In tandem with the announcement, CNGVP announced that in 2021 the energy weighted carbon intensity value of all natural
Cummins B6.7 propane autogas engine offers reduced emissions option
The Cummins B6.7 propane is a 6.7-liter displacement engine that will be built on Cummins recently announced fuel-agnostic B-series platform and powered with propane autogas. The new engine will provide fleet owners with diesel-like performance and durability, uptime and low total cost of ownership, with power expected ratings between 280–360 hp and 600–860 lb-ft of