Preparing Truck for Baja Is Its Own Endurance Race

Editor's Note: This is the third in a series of articles about Valvoline and Cummins' attempt to compete at the 49th SCORE Baja 1000 in November 2016. Read the other articles here

They were busy as ever, working on the wiring, the gears, a bull bar to protect the grille and undercarriage and much, much more. And now they were racing the clock, because the truck was scheduled to be shipped to Mexico in just a few days.

Baja Project is About Innovation...And Fun

Editor's Note: This is the second in a series of articles about Valvoline and Cummins' attempt to compete at the 49th SCORE Baja 1000 in November 2016. Read the first article here. 

The Valvoline-Cummins team expected to make some repairs after the first of its two trucks was “thrashed” during testing this summer at the Badlands Off-Road Park in northwestern Indiana (U.S.A.) – but not quite so quickly.

3D Printing Means Getting Great Ideas to the Market Faster

The gray, rectangular machine emitting a bright blue light doesn’t look particularly impressive as it quietly goes about its work at the Cummins Technical Center (CTC) in Columbus, Indiana....

But some believe the technology it uses could one day change manufacturing as we know it.

3D printers can take extremely detailed instructions to make precise objects a layer at a time, with relatively little waste and, theoretically at least, anywhere in the world. That could not only impact innovation, but perhaps inventory someday and transportation, too.

Industry Wowed by 2017 X15 Heavy-Duty Truck Engines

Cummins is the talk of the trucking industry yet again following last month’s unveiling of our 2017 X15 heavy-duty truck engines, an evolution of our legendary ISX15, and a dramatic leap forward in diesel engine technology. Owners and drivers are eager to take advantage of the X15’s improved engine efficiency, lower cost of ownership and enhanced overall driving experience.

Bid for Baja Begins at Pikes Peak for Valvoline-Cummins Team

Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of articles about Valvoline and Cummins' attempt to compete at the 49th SCORE Baja 1000 in November 2016. 

Cummins engineer Roger England didn’t have much time to admire the view driving up the winding, 12.42-mile course at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb near Colorado Springs, Colorado (U.S.A.).

Seymour Plant Quietly Achieves Important Power Milestone to Reduce GHGs

Dec. 3, 2015 was a very good day for Matt Abdallah and his team at the Seymour Engine Plant in Seymour, Indiana.

After months of work, and more than a year of planning, the lab operations team used two regenerative dynamometers, or regen dynos for short, to capture enough energy from high horsepower engines being tested to meet all of the plant’s electrical needs.

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