Thursday, September 4, 2008

Cummins Announces Recent Technology Development Achieves Significant Fuel Economy Benefits

COLUMBUS, IN – Cummins Inc. will add Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) aftertreatment to its Heavy-Duty products for 2010 to deliver the best fuel efficiency for its customers. It will combine recent advancements in catalyst technology with its engine systems, allowing for fuel economy improvements and the ability to meet the near-zero emissions levels required by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2010 regulations.

Cummins Emission Solutions, a provider of SCR systems, will supply integrated exhaust aftertreatment systems for Cummins Heavy-Duty and MidRange engines.

Cummins Heavy-Duty ISX engine family will incorporate the XPI fuel system, proven cooled Exhaust Gas Recirculation, the Cummins VGT turbocharger, Cummins Particulate Filter, and advanced electronic controls for the best performance, fuel economy, and reliability.

“Cummins expertise in engine system integration means that we have the capability to make the engine systems and aftertreatment technologies work together seamlessly,” said Steve Charlton, vice president, Heavy-Duty Engineering. “The addition of the new SCR catalyst technology ensures that Cummins will deliver the best fuel economy in the industry and total operating cost benefits to our customers.”

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