Cummins previews fuel-agnostic internal combustion powertrain solutions

Sources: Cummins Inc., Columbus, Ind.; CP staff Cummins will expand its powertrain platforms through development of the industry’s first fuel-agnostic engines, enabling on- and on/off-highway fleets to spec a range of low carbon fuel types. New platforms set for 2024 rollout will feature versions of the manufacturer’s B-, L- and X-Series models derived from a common base engine. Components above…

Read More

Automated truck transmissions drive Eaton, Cummins joint venture

Sources: Eaton Corp., Cleveland; Cummins Inc., Columbus, Ind.; CP staff

Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies is a new joint venture targeting the global heavy- and medium-duty commercial vehicle market. Eaton and Cummins will hold 50/50 stakes in the entity, whose formation is subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions, but anticipated during the third quarter of 2017.

Read More