Cummins Shows Off Future Tech

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Columbus-based Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) says it continues to stake a claim as the global engine manufacturer best-positioned to "win" in the future. During a ceremony Tuesday at its Columbus technical center, executives unveiled a variety of natural gas and high-efficiency diesel engines, as well as debuting its fully-electric, class 7 hauler demonstration vehicle. Cummins also says it will introduce a new heavy-duty diesel engine in 2022.

In an interview with Inside INdiana Business, Director of External Communications Jon Mills said Cummins, which currently employs nearly 10,000 Hoosiers, is continuing to invest in Indiana and assets like its Columbus technical center are critical to the company's global success. Mills adds Cummins has spent "decades" working on electrification and it spends more than $700 million annually on research and development.

Cummins executives are touting energy diversity as "critical to its future success" and is working toward advancements in clean diesel, alternative fuels and power solutions, natural gas, electrified power options, as well as digital, data and analytics capabilities.

Chief Technology Officer Jennifer Rumsey says "we will harness our global technical footprint to continue to develop a wide variety of power technologies to bring our customers the choice and solutions that enable their success and contribute to a sustainable future."

You can connect to more about the unveiling by clicking here.

Director of External Communications Jon Mills said Cummins, which currently employs nearly 10,000 Hoosiers, is continuing to invest in Indiana and assets like its Columbus technical center are critical to the company's global success.
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