Cummins Westport Inc. designs, engineers, and markets 6 to 12 litre spark-ignited automotive natural gas engines for commercial transportation applications such as truck and buses. Our dedicated 100% natural gas engines are manufactured by Cummins and available as a factory-direct option from leading truck and bus manufacturers (OEMs).
Cummins Westport natural gas engines are certified with catalyst. They meet or exceed the toughest emissions standards including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), California Air Resources Board (CARB), and EURO emissions standards.
Cummins Westport was formed in 2001 as a 50:50 joint venture between Cummins Inc. and Westport Innovations. Cummins Westport has approximately 80 employees. Engineering and customer support staff are located in Columbus, IN. Sales, marketing, and management staff are based in the USA and Canada.
Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI), is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Westport Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX:WPRT) is, a leading developer of technologies that allow engines to operate on clean-burning natural gas.
Cummins Inc. produced its first natural gas heavy-duty engine in 1991. The company has continued to develop clean, leading-edge natural gas engine technology. Cummins engines met enhanced emissions standards in advance of regulated deadlines.
Natural gas, or methane, is one of the cleanest, safest and most useful forms of energy. It has a number of distinct advantages:
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Cummins Westport engines range from 5.9 to 11.9 liters with 195 hp [145 kW] to 400 hp [298 kW].
Cummins Westport engines are designed to operate on natural gas or renewable natural gas (RNG) or Biomethane that is stored on the vehicle as compressed natural gas (CNG), or liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Based on Cummins' proven and reliable diesel platforms, Cummins Westport engines are built in the same manufacturing plants that manufacture Cummins diesel engines. They are available factory-direct from leading truck and bus manufacturers worldwide.
Warranty, service and aftermarket support are provided by the global Cummins distributor and dealer network.
Increasingly, businesses are seeing the value of low emission, high performing natural gas engines—for both the environment and for their bottom line.
Cummins Westport natural gas engines offer:
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