COLUMBUS, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 31, 2019--
Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) and Isuzu Motors Limited announced another step
forward in their partnership by entering into the Isuzu Cummins
Powertrain Partnership agreement. The agreement formalizes a business
structure for the two companies to evaluate and carry out opportunities
to jointly develop and bring new diesel and diesel-based powertrains to
Through this Powertrain Partnership, Isuzu and Cummins share the
commitment to leverage both companies’ technical strengths to develop
market-leading architectures for customers around the world.
Cummins and Isuzu committed to form an alliance board and to assign a
team of dedicated individuals from each company to continue exploration
of potential opportunities in product technology development,
procurement and manufacturing.
“As Cummins celebrates 100 years of innovation, we continue to look for
opportunities to build global relationships with companies that share
our values and our focus on innovation,” said Tom Linebarger, Chairman
and CEO – Cummins Inc. “This partnership is a terrific opportunity for
both companies to leverage our respective strengths and create new
opportunities to grow and broaden the product portfolio we bring to
“Isuzu and Cummins recognize the advanced diesel engine is, and will
continue to be, an important power choice for global customers in
commercial vehicle and industrial applications. This is especially true
in developed countries where power sources are used for high-intensity
operations, as well as in emerging countries where social infrastructure
conditions are severe,” said Masanori Katayama, President and
Representative Director – Isuzu Motors Limited.
Cummins and Isuzu have been leaders in technological innovation in
complementary regions of the world. Together the companies believe there
may be opportunities to benefit from each other’s unique strengths to
drive global growth.
Both companies continue to innovate and advance the diesel engine in
terms of power, quality, emissions and fuel efficiency and expect diesel
to remain a primary power solution in many markets.
Cummins Inc. is a global power technology leader headquartered in
Columbus, Indiana (USA). Cummins is a corporation of complementary
business segments that design, manufacture, distribute and service a
broad portfolio of reliable clean power solutions; including diesel,
natural gas, hybrid, electric, and other non-traditional power sources.
Established in 1919, Cummins serves customers in over 190 countries and
territories around the world. More information can be found at www.cummins.com.
Isuzu is a leading automotive company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and
is engaged in the design, development, manufacture, sale and service of
commercial vehicles, pick-up trucks, diesel and natural gas engines,
parts and components. More information can be found at www.isuzu.co.jp.
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Source: Cummins Inc. and Isuzu
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