Cummins Announces Mixed Results for 1Q, Raises Outlook for 2018

Cummins sign in Nashville TT File Photo

Heavy-equipment manufacturer Cummins on May 1 reported first-quarter 2018 net income of $325 million, or $1.96 per diluted share. That is a drop of $71 million and $0.40 per share compared with the first quarter of 2017.

Transport Topics
May 1, 2018
Business, Technology, Fuel

Momentum Adds Enhanced Electronics Communication System

Momentum Fuel Technologies introduced GreenLync 2.0, an enhanced electronics communication system for its line of compressed natural gas fuel systems for Class 6-8 trucks.

Transport Topics
March 12, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

Cummins Acquires Battery Systems Business From Johnson Matthey

Cummins Aeos Cummins' Aeos by Steve Sturgess

Independent engine maker Cummins Inc. continued its push into commercial vehicle electrification. The company announced it has acquired Johnson Matthey’s UK automotive battery systems business, a subsidiary that specializes in high-voltage automotive grade battery systems for electric and hybrid vehicles.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
January 31, 2018
Business, Technology

Nikola, Cummins Expand Electrification Efforts

Nikola Arizona Announcement The Nikola Arizona headquarters announcement. (Nikola Motor Co.)

Nikola Motor Co. and Cummins Inc. each expanded their ability to address the growing focus on electrification of commercial vehicles through, respectively, choosing the location for a truck production facility and an acquisition related to battery systems.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
January 30, 2018
Government, Business, Technology

Cummins Brings TEC Outreach Program to Tennessee

TEC students Darrin Mellinger/Cummins Inc.

Cummins Inc. has launched its first Technical Education for Communities initiative in the United States, in conjunction with 10 Memphis, Tenn.-area education and industry partners.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
January 9, 2018
Business, Equipment

Peterbilt Offers New Endurant Transmission

Peterbilt Motors Co. announced the new 12-speed Endurant transmission is available in the company’s 579 and 567 regional and linehaul models using the Cummins X15 Efficiency series engine in ratings up to 510 horsepower and 1,850 pound feet of torque.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 9, 2017
Government, Business, Technology

Cummins to Develop Next-Generation Engine for Military Combat Vehicles

Cummins Inc. signed a $47.4 million contract to develop and demonstrate a technologically advanced engine for the next generation of U.S. combat vehicles.

Transport Topics
October 2, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Cummins, Eaton Offer New SmartAdvantage Powertrain

SmartAdvantage by Cummins and Eaton The current SmartAdvantage. A new version will debut in October. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Cummins Inc. and Eaton Corp. announced their latest model SmartAdvantage Powertrain combination that will be available in October.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
August 16, 2017
Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Engine Maker Cummins Endorses Fuel Additives Amid Tighter Emissions Regulations

Steve Muth Steve Muth, Penray's chief chemist, mixes diesel fuel additive at the company's Wheeling, Ill., laboratory. (Penray)

Cummins Inc. recently endorsed two fuel additives, marking the first time the diesel engine maker has taken such a step.

Steve Brawner | Contributing Writer
July 24, 2017
Business, Equipment

Cummins’ Results Lifted by Construction, Mining

John Sommers II for TT

Cummins Inc., a manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines and other technologies, posted first-quarter increases in profits and sales that were driven by demand from construction and mining customers rather than North American truck engines.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
May 8, 2017