COLUMBUS, Ind. (February 4, 2008) - Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) and Volvo Trucks North America today announced that they have extended the agreement for the availability of the Cummins ISX engine in Volvo VN trucks.
"We're pleased to build on our partnership with Volvo Trucks North America and offer the 2010 ISX Heavy-Duty engine in the VN truck lineup," said Jim Kelly, Cummins President - Engine Business. "Volvo and Cummins have a strong legacy of serving the needs of our mutual customers in the North American truck market," added Ed Pence, Cummins Vice President and General Manager - Heavy-Duty Engine Business, "and this agreement allows us to extend that legacy well into the future."
"Cummins remains a valued Volvo partner," said Per Carlsson, President and CEO of Volvo Trucks North America, "and this agreement allows us to continue to meet the needs of Volvo customers who choose the ISX engine."
Volvo Trucks North America is based in Greensboro, N.C., and is part of the Volvo Group of companies, headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, 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. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, (USA) Cummins serves customers in more than 160 countries through its network of 550 Company-owned and independent distributor facilities and more than 5,000 dealer locations. Cummins reported net income of $739 million on sales of $13.05 billion in 2007.