The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will soon begin an important step toward its goal of a zero-emissions bus fleet by 2030. Starting in early 2018, Metro will begin taking delivery of up to 395 Cummins Westport L9N natural gas engines.
Cummins recently announced their acquisition of Brammo, Inc., which designs and develops battery packs for mobile and stationary applications. Adding Brammo’s battery pack expertise and resources is an important milestone in Cummins’ efforts to become a global electrified power leader.
Here are five interesting facts about Brammo and their products.
The guide, downloadable here, provides seasonal advice for safely facing severe thunderstorms, hurricanes, high heat and winter storms, as well as general
Whether it’s making sure you are prepared for the heart of hurricane season, confirming you and your kids have a family-communicated disaster plan, or ensuring your home is ready for Old Man Winter, now is the time to get all your ducks in a row.
To prepare the outside of your home, take a look around your property:
What's the Cummins Hero spotlight? It's a monthly series where we’ll share the story of a Cummins Hero nominated through our HERO program.
This month, we’re saluting Humane Officer Debbie McAndrew as our May Cummins Hero, nominated through our HERO program. Debbie, a U.S. Army veteran, was nominated for her selfless service to the animals of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania.
Update (August 1, 2017): Cummins and power management company Eaton (NYSE: ETN) have successfully completed the formation of the Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies joint venture that was announced on April 10, 2017. Learn more.
Trade expansion and NAFTA make a difference for Cummins, our suppliers, our employees and their families, and it makes our communities and economies stronger.
Those are the words of Cummins Chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger, who testified on the Modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) before the United States House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday, July 18, 2017.
When it comes to actual damage, two elements cause the most--water from storm surge or relentless rains and wind. Secondary to wind and water are the destruction both leave behind. Power outages. Flooding. Building destruction.
In some of these areas, it was so hot that planes were not permitted to fly, roads buckled and power outages occurred due to strain on the power grid from excessive use of air conditioning.
Heat waves of this magnitude are not just an inconvenience, they can be dangerous, even life-threatening, if proper precautions aren’t taken. There were 45 heat-related fatalities in 2015 according to NOAA. Of all natural disasters, heat holds the highest 10-yr average of fatalities with 113.