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February 26, 2018

Video: Focus On... Cummins X12 Diesel Engine

The Cummins X12 is a new 11.8L diesel engine based on the ISG developed for the Asian region but substatially reworked for North America. Equipment Editor Jim Park puts the engine through its paces at the company's Jamestown, N.Y. plant in this Focus On... video.

February 20, 2018

Test Drive: Cummins X12 Diesel Engine Version 2.0

Originally released in China as the ISG, the upcoming Cummins X12 diesel engine has been 90% re-engineered for North America. And it works like a charm.

February 13, 2018

Neitzke to Lead Cummins On-Highway North American OEM Business

Rob Neitzke, formerly chief of Cummins Westport, has been named executive director of Cummins' on-highway North American original equipment manufacturer business.

February 8, 2018

Cummins Offers Real-Time Filtration Monitoring

Cummins Filtration has announced FleetguardFit, a real-time filtration monitoring system that provides customers full visibility to filter and oil life through the use of intelligent sensing and advanced data analytics.

January 31, 2018

Cummins Taps UK Battery Maker for Electric Truck Development

Cummins has acquired Johnson Matthewy’s UK automotive battery systems business, with plans to collaborate on the development of high-energy battery materials for commercial heavy-duty electric vehicle applications.

January 23, 2018

Freightliner Shows Detroit DD8 Engine in a Heavy Vocational Truck

Freightliner Trucks is displaying the new Detroit DD8 diesel in a vocational model at the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas this week.

January 16, 2018

Eaton Cummins Automated Transmissions Recalled for Software Glitch

Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies is recalling more than 1,300 transmissions due to a software error that could allow unintentional movement of the truck.

December 27, 2017

Covering Trucking in 2017 - in Photos

Get a peek behind the scenes at HDT as Senior Editor Jack Roberts looks back at the places he went, the trucks he drove and the technology he reported on in 2017.

December 13, 2017

5 Tips for Servicing Cummins ISX15 Engines

Keeping abreast of the latest part updates and installation techniques can prevent costly errors and even catastrophic failures. Here are five tips for avoiding serious issues when servicing Cummins ISX15 engines.

December 6, 2017

Zed Connect Offers OBDII Bluetooth ELD Adapter

The Zed Connect ELD offering has been expanded to include the ZED Bluetooth OBDII adapter that works with the company’s mobile app.

December 1, 2017

Cummins Westport Names New President, Makes Board Changes

Bart van Aerle has been appointed president of Cummins Westport Inc. The company has also appointed a new board chair and elected new members to the board.

November 20, 2017

The Tesla Semi: Lots More Sizzle, Still No Steak

Seven months after we were teased with a ghostly image of Tesla's ersatz electric semi, we still don't know anything substantive about it. Maybe that's all we need to know, says Jim Park in his On the Road blog.

October 19, 2017

Foton, Cummins Cooperating on China Super Truck Program

China’s Foton Motor and Cummins have signed a memorandum of cooperation around the launch of the second stage of the China Super Truck program.

October 4, 2017

Peterbilt, Kenworth Offer Eaton’s 12-Speed Endurant Transmission

Eaton’s recently released 12-Speed Endurant automated transmission, developed in a joint venture with Cummins, will be offered on major truck models from both Peterbilt and Kenworth.

September 24, 2017

Cummins Sees a Future with Many Truck Power Options

Cummins continues to embrace a “buffet” of power sources for the marketplace as it prepares for a future that includes diesel, hybrids, electric powertrains, and fuel cells, the company told trucking reporters in Atlanta Sunday prior to the opening of the North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

September 24, 2017

Eaton Cummins Unveils Endurant Automated Transmission

Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies unveiled the first product from its joint venture, a lightweight, efficient automated transmission, at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

September 19, 2017

Electric Vehicle Interest Accelerated in Third Quarter, ACT Says

Several high-profile electric vehicle concepts have been introduced the third quarter of 2017, indicating increasing interest from the trucking industry, according to a report from ACT Research.

August 31, 2017

Cummins Taking Long View on Alternative Power

Cummins sees itself as a technology company that has been very successful in commercializing diesel power. Through decades of change and disruption, the company has adapted and moved ahead. The next wave of change is no different, and Cummins believes the outcome will be no different.

August 30, 2017

On the Spot: Cummins Electric Daycab Tractor [Video]

Julie Furber, executive director of electrification business at Cummins, gives Equipment Editor Jim Park details and specs of the company’s first all-electric heavy-duty truck.

August 29, 2017

Cummins' All-Electric Tractor Prototype in Photos

Cummins' new electric truck is a highly stylized concept and technology demonstrator called Aeos, which is the name of one of the four-winged horses from Greek mythology that drive the chariot of the Sun God, Helios, across the sky each day. Photos: Jim Park


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