COLUMBUS, Ind. – Cummins took the wrapping off its completely electric Class 7 showing urban hauler tractor today in Columbus, Ind.
Called AEOS, the 4×2 day taxicab tractor includes full high vitality Li-particle battery electric power with zero outflows, and brags a scope of 100 miles on a solitary charge, extendable to 300 miles.Current charge time is one hour with module to a 140 kWh charging station, which Cummins plans to abbreviate to 20 minutes by 2020.
Intended for vocational applications such as urban delivery, port drayage and terminal container handling, AEOS comes with a Cummins-integrated electrified powertrain and is built by Roush with a design inspired by Cummins.
“These new technological innovations build on our 100-year legacy of bringing the best solutions to our customers, driving their success and meeting the evolving demands of their industries and markets,” said Jennifer Rumsey, chief technical officer for Cummins. “We will harness our global technical footprint to continue to develop a wide variety of power technologies to bring our customers the choice and solutions that enable their success and contribute to a sustainable future.”
Cummins will also continue to invest in its diesel engine offerings, as well as natural gas and other alternative fuels.