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Jul 28, 2016

CUMMINS * USA: New heavy-duty truck engines

* Indiana - Cummins unveils new generation of heavy-duty truck engines

--- With an eye to increasing demands for fuel economy and stricter environmental regulations Cummins Inc. is launching a new line of heavy-duty truck engines... The new diesel engines, unveiled Saturday at the Transportation Research Center’s proving ground in East Liberty, Ohio, include two 15-liter motors and a smaller 12-liter medium duty engine... The Columbus, Ind., engine manufacturer said the new diesel engines will exceed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2017 greenhouse and fuel efficiency standards. The EPA regulations take effect in January 2017... The new 2017 engines will offer a 3 percent fuel economy improvement over its 2016 engines, said Mario Sanchez, Cummins’ spokesman... The X series offers two new heavy-duty engines designed for fleets and the owner-operator market, while Cummins’ previous ISX platform only offered one 15-liter engine... 
(Photo: Cummins - Cummins worker assembles an engine at the manufacturer's Jamestown Engine Plant)   --  Columbus, IND, USA -, by CLARISSA HAWES - July 25, 2016



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