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Cummins and Ram Truck Celebrate Production of a 3-Millionth Cummins Engine

September 27, 2019

, Columbus, Indiana

Cummins Inc. has constructed a 3-millionth diesel engine for Ram trucks during a Columbus Mid-Range Engine Plant (CMEP) in Indiana today, highlighting a latest miracle in a partnership that spans some-more than 3 decades.

“The attribute that Ram Truck has with Cummins is one of a industry’s many enduring, and continues to lift a bar for energy and durability,” pronounced Reid Bigland, Head of Ram Brand. “Both companies have benefitted from this partnership, though Ram business truly get to suffer a toughness and best-in-class capability that a Cummins-powered Ram Heavy Duty lorry delivers.” 

The new, groundbreaking 400-horsepower, 6.7-liter inline six-cylinder turbodiesel high-output engine is a initial engine to mangle a four-figure torque separator and boasts a horde of upgrades, including new block, pistons, cylinder conduct and valvetrain, for some-more power, improved fuel potency and reduced Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH). This miracle adds to a mythological history:

  • 1988: introduced initial Cummins-powered Ram for model-year 1989
  • 1996: exceeded 200 horsepower
  • 2001: surpassed 500 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 2007: launched 6.7-liter, 350-horsepower engine
  • 2013: reached 385 horsepower, 850 lb.-ft. of torque

Ram Truck and Cummins are celebrating this newest miracle with a organisation of 20 Cummins employees who have been operative on Ram Truck – Cummins engines given a pregnancy of a companies’ partnership.

“We are beholden to Ram Truck for selecting Cummins-powered engines for 30-plus years, and we demeanour brazen to a prolonged partnership,” pronounced Melina Kennedy, Executive Director of Cummins Pickup Business. “We are respected that these 20 employees have selected to persevere a 30-plus years to Cummins. They and a whole plant organisation are a big-hearted organisation committed to improving where they live.”

Cummins’ Columbus Mid-Range Engine Plant (CMEP) is 600,000 block feet, employs 900 people and has a ability to furnish 168,000 engines a year.

The client of a Ram with a 3-millionth engine will be identified after a lorry is built. Ram is formulation a jubilee of a finished lorry during a dealership concerned during a after date.

About Cummins
Cummins Inc., a tellurian energy leader, is a house of interrelated business units that design, manufacture, discharge and use a extended portfolio of energy solutions. The company’s products operation from diesel and healthy gas engines to hybrid and electric platforms, as good as associated technologies, including battery systems, fuel systems, controls, atmosphere handling, filtration, glimmer solutions and electrical energy era systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (U.S.A.), given a first in 1919, Cummins employs approximately 62,600 people committed to powering a some-more moneyed universe by 3 tellurian corporate shortcoming priorities vicious to healthy communities: education, sourroundings and equivalence of opportunity. Cummins serves business in approximately 190 countries and territories by a network of approximately 600 company-owned and eccentric distributor locations and over 7,600 play locations and warranted about $2.1 billion on sales of $23.8 billion in 2018. See how Cummins is powering a universe that’s Always On by accessing news releases and some-more information during https://www.cummins.com/always-on. Follow Cummins on Twitter and on YouTube.
 
About Ram Truck Brand
In 2009, a Ram Truck code launched as a stand-alone division, focused on assembly a final of lorry buyers and delivering benchmark-quality vehicles.
 
That concentration leads Ram to pattern a industry’s many innovative, award-winning trucks, emphasizing durability, strength, record and efficiency.
 
With a full lineup of trucks, including ProMaster and ProMaster City vans, a Ram code builds trucks that get a tough work finished and families where they need to go. From a no-compromise Ram 1500 that defines a destiny of pickup trucks with innovative design, a top peculiarity materials and class-exclusive technology, to a Ram Heavy Duty that combines a ability to out-power, out-tow and out-haul each singular aspirant with a segment’s many gentle float and handling, Ram is committed to product leadership.
 
Ram continues to outperform a foe and sets a benchmarks for:

  • Most powerful: 1,000 lb.-ft of torque with Cummins Turbo Diesel
  • Highest towing capacity: 35,100 lbs. with Ram 3500
  • Heaviest payloads: 7,680 lbs. with Ram 3500
  • Most luxurious: Ram Limited with genuine wood, genuine leather and 12-inch Uconnect touchscreen
  • Best float and doing with disdainful couple curl back and auto-level atmosphere suspensions
  • Most interior space with Ram Mega Cab
  • Most able full-size off-road pickup – Ram Power Wagon
  • Most-awarded light-duty lorry in America
  • Highest owners faithfulness of any half-ton pickup
  • Over a final 30 years, Ram has a top commission of pickups still on a road

Giving limit bid all day, each day with confidence, the Ram Truck lineup stairs brazen with a full force of complicated capability providing confidence-inspiring facilities and class-exclusive car safety.

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