Gatik and Cummins combine Gatik’s autonomous driving know-how with Cummins’ superior powertrain


Gatik will collaborate with Cummins to combine Gatik’s autonomous driving system with Cummins’ superior powertrain answer in Gatik’s fleet of medium-duty vehicles.


Cummins delivers powertrain options that present main efficiency and gasoline economic system by way of the combination of {hardware} and software program. Gatik is the market chief in autonomous middle-mile logistics, and in 2021 launched the world’s first totally driverless industrial supply service with Walmart.

Underneath the collaboration, Cummins will make the most of its suite of superior software program options to combine its powertrain answer to allow Drive-by-wire (DbW) for Gatik’s industry-first medium-duty (class 6) Isuzu FTR fleet with the Cummins B6.7 engine.

The mixing of Gatik’s commercial-grade autonomous know-how with Cummins’ powertrain will increase useful security and enhances reliability of the autonomous system, whereas enhancing gasoline effectivity and providing superior automobile efficiency on Gatik’s short-haul, B2B supply routes. Cummins will work carefully with Gatik’s engineering workforce to offer further technical experience.

This announcement follows on fast industrial and technical progress at Gatik. Gatik has one of many largest commercially deployed autonomous fleets in North America, working for Fortune 500 prospects throughout a number of markets together with Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Ontario, Canada. Previously 12 months, Gatik introduced its industry-first partnership with Isuzu to implement OEM-grade redundancies for medium-duty vehicles, collaboration with Goodyear to equip its fleet with tire intelligence know-how to enhance stopping distances and monitor tire strain in actual time for enhanced security, and a strategic partnership with Ryder to leverage Ryder’s nationwide leasing, servicing and fleet upkeep experience.

Gatik’s collaboration with Cummins represents a key element of Gatik’s platform-agnostic commercialization technique, enabling Gatik to combine its autonomous driving system seamlessly with a number of OEMs, and throughout a spread of auto platforms powered by Cummins, additional refining a secure, distinctive, and environment friendly autonomous answer for the industrial center mile market.


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