COLUMBUS, Ind. — Cummins Inc. and China’s Beiqi Foton Motor Co. unveiled a new truck model here for the Chinese market that will be powered by the Cummins ISG engine.
The companies officially announced the launch of the Foton Daimler Auman GTL “super power” truck at Cummins Technical Center in an April 8 ceremony that included dozens of U.S. and Chinese truck executives and media outlets.
Foton Daimler Automotive Co. is a joint venture between Foton and Daimler AG. The truck will be manufactured in Beijing.
“Through joint-venture cooperation with Cummins and Daimler, respectively, and by leveraging the complementary strengths of Cummins, Foton and Daimler, we are able to provide customers the values and benefits they care about most,” said Wang Jinyu, general manager of Foton, China’s largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles.