PACCAR will work with Cummins to supply the brand new Cummins X15N pure gasoline engine (earlier submit) in Kenworth and Peterbilt vans. The X15N is the primary pure gasoline engine to be designed particularly for heavy-duty truck purposes with as much as 500 horsepower output. The engine will embody the mixing of the Cummins Clear Gas Applied sciences gasoline supply system.
PACCAR, Cummins and a number of other prospects together with FedEx Freight and Knight-Swift will show the power to realize decrease carbon emissions for long-haul transport utilizing inner combustion engine expertise.
The X15N is crucial to our dedication to assist prospects attain net-zero greenhouse gasoline emissions and to enhance NOx. Importantly for the client, the X15N will cut back the price of adopting low emissions applied sciences for his or her fleet, and offers them the arrogance to take action, constructed on the robust basis of greater than 30 years of expertise with pure gasoline.
—Srikanth Padmanabhan, Vice President and President, Cummins Engine Enterprise
When working on renewable pure gasoline (RNG or biomethane) the X15N engine will have the ability to obtain main reductions within the lifecycle greenhouse gasoline emissions of Peterbilt and Kenworth vans. This will vary from a 90% discount to carbon impartial, and even carbon detrimental, relying on the bio-source and waste feedstock used to supply the gasoline.
The brand new X15N is able to decrease NOx ranges than the 2024 EPA and CARB requirements. The 1,850 lb-ft (2,508 N·m) of peak torque output supplied by the X15N will present optimum efficiency when paired with Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Applied sciences HD and XD Transmission.