Cummins and Versatile accomplice to carry 15L hydrogen engines to ag market


Cummins and Canada-based Buhler Industries, a number one tractor producer beneath the Versatile model, signed a letter of intent for plans to combine the Cummins 15-liter hydrogen engines in Versatile’s tools to guide the decarbonization of the agriculture market.


Cummins M15H

Since 1967, Versatile has used Cummins engines solely in all four-wheel drive tractors. Every firm is positioned to construct on their histories in agriculture as they step ahead into new powertrain applied sciences.


Versatile 620 fitted with a Cummins X15 diesel.

Round 1 million Cummins engines are in operation world wide in agricultural purposes from mix harvesters, tractors and sprayers to specialist and autonomous tools. Starting from 2.8 to 19 liters, Cummins agriculture engines are tailor-made for farm efficiency, with the ability bulge and torque again up accessible for tractor operation (body and structural) or the excessive energy density that mix harvesters and sprayers require.

Whereas diesel engines proceed to be the versatile energy of alternative for the foreseeable future in agriculture, such a collaboration permits each corporations to develop low and 0 carbon options which are ideally suited to farming.

—Adam Reid, Versatile’s Vice-President of Gross sales and Advertising and marketing

Cummins has just lately introduced its plan to leverage present platforms and experience in spark ignited expertise to construct hydrogen engines. The excessive commonality amongst engine elements between diesel and hydrogen leverages scale benefits for OEMs, whereas delivering the reliability that farmers want.

—Ann Schmelzer, Common Supervisor Cummins International Agriculture Enterprise

Hydrogen combustion engines will present a value efficient zero-carbon fueled answer for top load issue and excessive utilization purposes. Key advantages of utilizing this expertise embrace enabling a more-timely answer to cut back carbon emissions with out sacrificing productiveness. It minimizes the affect on the machine design for producers, permitting frequent components and elements throughout platforms to drive scale benefits, decreasing prices.

When built-in in farm tools, farmers may have an answer that’s reliable, in addition to straightforward to service and keep, the companions stated.


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