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Columbus-based Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) will mark a new production line Thursday when it unveils a full-sized Nissan truck powered by a Cummins engine. The global manufacturer says production on the 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel will begin later this year and create jobs at the Columbus Engine Plant. January 13, 2015
COLUMBUS, Ind. - Cummins unveils the 2016 Nissan Titan XD full-size pickup powered by its Cummins 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel. Production of the V8 opens a new market for Cummins, creates jobs and brings engine production back the Columbus Engine Plant.
WHO: Rich Freeland, President and COO, Cummins Inc.
Jeff Caldwell, General Manager, Pickup and Van Business, Cummins Inc.
Federal, state and local elected officials
WHEN: Thursday, January 15 at 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Columbus Engine Plant
DETAILS: On January 12, the 2016 Nissan Titan XD full-size pickup powered by a Cummins 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel made its much-anticipated debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan.
Full production of the V8 engine begins this year, which brings engine production back to Cummins' first engine plant and creates jobs. The Cummins 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel opens a new market for Cummins and expands its brand presence through the development of a technologically innovative engine that delivers exceptional performance, quality and fuel-efficiency.
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, (USA) Cummins currently employs approximately 48,000 people worldwide and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 6,500 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.48 billion on sales of $17.3 billion in 2013. Press releases can be found on the Web at www.cummins.com. Follow Cummins on Twitter at @Cummins and on YouTube at CumminsInc.
Source: Cummins Inc.