Cummins builds 3-millionth diesel engine for Ram
The first Cummins-powered Ram was launched three decades ago.
Cummins is celebrating its three-millionth diesel engine for Ram trucks, building the milestone mill on Friday at its Columbus, Indiana, factory.
The engine maker has been supplying its diesel powerplants to Ram for more than 30 years, starting with the 1989 model year. The collaboration has led to a few other significant points in the years since, with 200 horsepower achieved in 1996 and 500 pound-feet of torque surpassed in 2001.
The latest 6.7-liter inline-six turbodiesel engine delivers 400 horsepower and claims the title of first to break the 1,000-pound-feet torque barrier. The modern design features improved fuel efficiency and reduced noise, vibration and harshness compared to earlier generations.
The milestone three-millionth engine will be installed in a 2019 Ram 3500 Longhorn Crew Cab Dually 4x4.