Cummins signs definitive agreement with Tata Motors for low- to zero-emissions technologies for mobility solutions
As a part of this agreement, Cummins and Tata Motors have set up a new business entity called TCPL Green Energy Solutions (GES), a wholly owned subsidiary under the existing joint venture with a focus on the development and manufacturing of sustainable technology products, among others.
US conglomerate Cummins has signed a definitive agreement with Tata Motors to manufacture a range of low- to zero-emissions technology products in India over the next few years. The definitive agreement was signed by Jennifer Rumsey, President and CEO Cummins, and Girish Wagh, Executive Director, Tata Motors, at the Cummins Inc. headquarters in Columbus, Indiana.
Tata Motors and Cummins have a 30-year strong partnership through their joint venture Tata Cummins (TCPL) in India, established in 1993. The signing of this definitive agreement is a step forward from the MoU signed between the two organisations in November 2022 to collaborate on development of low- and zero-emissions propulsion technology solutions for commercial vehicles in India.
As a part of this agreement, Cummins and Tata Motors have set up a new business entity called TCPL Green Energy Solutions (GES), a wholly owned subsidiary under the existing joint venture with a focus on the development and manufacturing of sustainable technology products. These products will include hydrogen-powered internal combustion engines, fuel delivery systems, battery electric powertrains, and fuel cell electric systems through the Accelera TM by Cummins brand.
The technologies developed by TCPL GES will be integrated into both on-highway and off-highway applications for domestic and international markets. This agreement will play a pivotal role in developing sustainable powertrain solutions, the press release noted.
Jennifer Rumsey, Cummins President and CEO said, “Together, we will advance low- and zero-emissions technologies in a way that is best for our customers, communities, and the planet,” adding that by doing so, they were unlocking new opportunities to innovate.
Girish Wagh, Executive Director of Tata Motors said, “Tata Motors is leading the global megatrend of green, smart, and safe mobility in India. Our goal is to achieve net zero emissions by 2045 in the commercial vehicles segment.” He further added that together they would develop and indigenise smart and green powertrain technologies to create India specific sustainable mobility solutions, to create India-specific sustainable mobility solutions.
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