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Cummins-led Team to Develop Plug-in Hybrid that Reduces Fuel Use by 50%

Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) today announced the company was awarded a $4.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a Class 6 commercial plug-in hybrid electric vehicle that can reduce fuel consumption by at least 50 percent over conventional Class 6 vehicles. When fully loaded, Class 6 vehicles weigh between approximately 19,000 […]

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Navistar Releases First International DuraStar Vehicles to Market with Cummins ISB Engines

Navistar, Inc. announced that it has started customer shipments of its first International® DuraStar® vehicles with the Cummins ISB 6.7-liter engine. The first units were released from the company’s Escobedo, Mexico assembly plant. “The addition of the ISB to our portfolio in early September was the driving factor in achieving, just weeks later, our best […]

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Frito-Lay Pledges a Major Shift Toward Natural-Gas Trucking

On Tuesday, Frito-Lay announced it would add 67 trucks that would run on compressed natural gas, known as C.N.G., to its fleet. Eventually, the company said, a majority of its longer-range vehicles would run on C.N.G., as well as liquefied natural gas for longer-distance hauls. The C.N.G.-powered trucks would save the equivalent of $2.50 a […]

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