COLUMBUS, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 20, 2018--
Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with
KAMAZ for the development of electrified power solutions for a new
product line of KAMAZ battery-powered vehicles.
Currently, KAMAZ is actively developing a new electrified portfolio of
battery-powered trucks and buses, and Cummins continues to expand its
powertrain portfolio by developing electric power systems (fully
electric and hybrid type) for commercial applications.
“Cummins has made strategic moves to bolster our Electrified Power
Business,” said Tom Linebarger, Chairman and CEO, Cummins Inc. “KAMAZ
brings a proven electrified portfolio, which will broaden the range, and
increase the reliability, of our electrified power systems as Cummins
continues to bring the right solutions to our customers at the right
Based on the long-term productive partnership of the companies, KAMAZ
and Cummins agreed on collaboration aimed to create electrified-power
trucks and buses. Cummins intends to develop and supply to KAMAZ
high-voltage fully electric powertrain prototypes with applications for
city buses and medium range delivery trucks. The MOU also provides for
development and supply of the hybrid transmission prototype designed for
KAMAZ heavy duty trucks.
“Today, our company is actively engaged in developing electrified-power
cars and passenger transport. We seek the wide technical capabilities
and potential of our long-standing partner, Cummins. We see Cummins as
an integral part in implementation of our new projects – there is the
need in high-quality electric transmissions,” said Sergey Kogogin, KAMAZ
CEO. “Through joining our efforts in this field, we’ll be able to offer
consumers a new high-technology product that will take sound position in
The prototypes will be tested on KAMAZ city buses, medium range delivery
trucks and heavy-duty trucks. After tests, enhancement and
certification, the partners will consider potential market size in the
product segments and define perspective of their further cooperation.
Cummins KAMA is a 50/50 joint venture between Cummins Inc. and KAMAZ
PTC, producing Cummins ISB series engines since 2006 and ISL series
engines since 2017.
About Cummins Inc.
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary
business segments that design, manufacture, distribute and service a
broad portfolio of power solutions. The company’s products range from
diesel and natural gas engines to hybrid and electric platforms, as well
as related technologies, including battery systems, fuel systems,
controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical
power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (U.S.A.),
since its founding in 1919, Cummins currently employs approximately
58,600 people committed to powering a more prosperous world. Cummins
serves customers in about 190 countries and territories through a
network of some 500 company-owned and independent distributor locations
and approximately 7,500 dealer locations. Cummins earned about $1
billion on sales of $20.4 billion in 2017. Press releases can be found
on the Web at www.cummins.com.
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Jon Mills – Director, External Communications,