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Business, Equipment

Cummins Cuts Pay, Hours in US to Offset COVID-19 Impact

Cummins plant in Seymour, Ind. The Cummins engine plant in Seymour, Ind. The changes are expected to last, at least initially, through June. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Independent engine maker Cummins Inc. announced it slashed CEO pay by 50%, cut compensation for directors by 25% and lowered salaries for all other employees in the United States by 10% and 25% — and reduced working hours in response to the impact of COVID-19.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 3, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

Cummins Updates Medium-Duty Engines

Cummins Attendees browse the Cummins exhibit at The Work Truck Show. (Connor Wolf/Transport Topics)

INDIANAPOLIS — Cummins Inc. unveiled more sustainable and fuel efficient versions of two medium-duty engines at The Work Truck Show at Indiana Convention Center on March 3.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
March 4, 2020
Business, Equipment

Lower Cummins Q4 Results Follow Declines in Key Markets

Cummins HQ Cummins headquarters in Columbus, Ind. (Cummins)

Independent engine maker Cummins Inc. reported declines in net income and revenue in the fourth quarter amid downturns in key global markets.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 4, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Natural Gas Engines’ Future Could Brighten Even as CWI Joint Venture Approaches End

ISX12N natural gas-powered engine ISX12N natural gas-powered engine by Cummins

The long-standing joint venture between Cummins Inc. and Westport Fuel Systems Inc. for the manufacture of natural gas engines is nearing a turning point, with the companies and industry observers discussing what lies ahead both for the partners and for natural gas technology.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 2, 2020
Government, Business

Industry Leaders: Celadon Drivers, Others Recently Laid Off Likely to Find Work

layoffs In the first nine months of 2019, according to Broughton Capital, 795 trucking firms shut down, more than in all of 2018 when 310 companies shut their doors. (Chalirmpoj Pimpisarn/Getty Images)

Recent headlines concerning the trucking industry’s economy have been somewhat foreboding, but industry leaders are optimistic workers laid off can find new jobs.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
December 12, 2019
Business, Equipment

Cummins to Lay Off 2,000 Salaried Workers

Cummins Workers at a Cummins factory. (Bloomberg News)

Two thousand salaried Cummins employees will be laid off in the first quarter of 2020, the Columbus, Ind.-based engine manufacturer announced Nov. 25.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 26, 2019
Business, Equipment

Cummins Promotes X12 for New Market

Cummins engines Cummins Inc.

Cummins Inc. announced its X12+Endurant powertrain is available for customers in regional haul applications, delivering what it termed as the lightest solution to this market with industry-leading maintenance intervals.

November 15, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel

Cummins Puts Faith in Diesel, Readies for Hydrogen

Cummins exhibit at 2019 NACV A view of the Cummins exhibit at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — Cummins Inc., underscoring its belief in the power of choice, announced its latest advances in fuel efficiency for its heavy-duty diesel engines and showcased hydrogen fuel cell technology in its own Class 8 demonstration model.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
November 5, 2019
Business, Equipment

Cummins Q3 Earnings, Revenue Follow Markets Down

Cummins Workers at a Cummins factory. (Bloomberg News)

Cummins Inc. posted lower net income and revenue in the third quarter as demand fell for trucks and construction equipment.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 31, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel

Cummins Taps Amy Adams for New VP Post With Hydrogen Focus

Cummins booth at trade show Cummins exhibit at an industry show. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Cummins Inc. selected Amy Adams to the newly created position of vice president of fuel cell and hydrogen technologies.

October 15, 2019