Earlier this week, I visited the Cummins global headquarters for marine sales, marketing and engineering in Charleston, S.C., primarily to try out the company’s new Cummins Inboard Joystick.
Cummins Inc., of Columbus Ind., designs, manufactures, distributes and services engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems.
Cummins named Jim Schacht general manager of its commercial marine business.
Cummins Inc. reported record sales, profits and cash flow from operations for all of 2011 as well as strong results for the fourth quarter. “Revenue in the United States grew 53 percent and international revenue grew 27 percent year-over-year,” the company said. “In fact, we experienced record full-year revenues in North America, Brazil, China, India…more
Cummins MerCruiser Diesel unveiled its new QSB6.7 Wednesday at the International WorkBoat Show in New Orleans. The new QSB6.7 offers better performance, improved sociability and improved operations than CMD’s QSB5.9 model, all without sacrificing fuel economy, the company said. The initial launch of the QSB6.7 will provide both commercial and recreational ratings from 380 to…more
FORT LAUDERDALE — Cummins MerCruiser Diesel showcased a pair of its new TDI 4.2-liter diesel inboards at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, marking the beginning of its business relationship with Volkswagen. The German engine company is now manufacturing the 4.2-liter V-8, which carries a 350-hp rating, under the CMD brand name. Volkswagen is also…more
Cummins MerCruiser Diesel and Volkswagen announced a partnership to develop and supply marine engines. The agreement includes the joint development of marine engines that comply with future Tier 3 emissions standards. Also, all Volkswagen marine engines, starting in 2011, will be exclusively supplied to Cummins MerCruiser Diesel and marketed under its name. Volkswagen will set…more
Cummins MerCruiser Diesel last month helped the Anchors Away program by enabling people with disabilities to enjoy a day of competitive offshore fishing as anglers in Kings for Vets, a local charity fishing tournament benefiting veterans. This kingfish tournament was developed to help raise awareness of the physical and non-physical challenges faced by returning veterans.…more
Cummins MerCruiser Diesel ReCon is bringing its lineup of factory-reconditioned marine engines to Europe, the Middle East and Africa. CMD ReCon’s 20-plus engine configurations have been available to CMD distributors to order for some time. But beginning in the fourth quarter of 2009, three of its most popular models will be kept in stock at…more