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Cummins Inc to showcase decarbonization technologies at Germany’s biggest tradeshow


Next month, Cummins will showcase its low-carbon and no-carbon technologies at Germany’s biggest trade show in Hannover.

Next month, Cummins Inc. is slated to showcase its technologies for decarbonizing the transportation industry’s at Germany’s biggest tradeshow in Hannover. It will display both its low-carbon tech as well as its no-carbon technology as it ramps up its efforts to bring to the market these cutting edge technologies even as it makes efforts to reduce carbon in traditional product lines.

With Cummins’ Destination Zero™ strategy, the company aims to reduce faster greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve the air quality impact of its products and reach net-zero emissions by 2050.

“With Destination Zero, we are working to reduce emissions today, advancing engine-based solutions and investing in the right technologies at the right time with a deep understanding of our customers as we work to decarbonize our industry in a way that is best for all stakeholders,” said Jennifer Rumsey, Cummins President and CEO.

To this end, Cummins is pursuing a dual-path approach: even as it increases its efforts to reduce carbon emissions from internal combustion engines it simultaneously continues to invest in new, zero-emission products. In 2021, it spent nearly $1 billion on research and development on future technologies.

Its Destination Zero incorporates well-to-wheels emissions reductions by matching technology readiness with infrastructure readiness. It drives wide-scale adoption by using the right technology at the right time to meet the world’s climate goals.

At the tradeshow Cummins will showcase its fuel-agnostic platform, a range of diesel, natural gas and hydrogen internal combustion engines derived from a common base. The common architecture can be optimized for a variety of low- and no-carbon fuels such as hydrotreated vegetable oil, renewable natural gas and hydrogen. When paired with no-carbon green hydrogen, Cummins’ hydrogen internal combustion engine produces zero well-to-wheel carbon dioxide emissions.

It will also display its medium- and heavy-duty hydrogen products, highlighting the technology’s ability to support decarbonization across multiple duty cycles.

Cummins also plans on showcasing its next-generation advanced diesel platform, which includes its new compact aftertreatment system. This new product line is designed to meet multiple emissions standards including the stringent Euro VII regulations. It gives customers the opportunity to reduce emissions alongside significant improvements in power and torque. It will also display its fourth generation fuel cell which marks the company’s rapid evolution in zero-emissions technologies.

Drawing on its battery solutions, Cummins will showcase multiple battery solutions at the show catering to a variety on-highway customers. With distinct chemistries, form factors and benefits, all tested and validated, Cummins has developed a lineup of the right electrified solutions to meet customer needs.

“Our planet faces a tremendous challenge as we recognize the realities of climate change,” said Rumsey. “That is why we are taking action now and investing in a broad range of technologies to fuel industry decarbonization. Not only is this the right approach for our business, but it is critical for our planet and future generations.”