Cummins and Leclanché have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will see the duo working collaboratively to provide a wider range of integrated power solutions.
Under the MoU, the companies aim to offer an array of hybrid, battery-only and fuel cell package solutions for marine and rail applications. The solutions will utilize several power sources including engines, hydrogen fuel cells, battery packs and racks, and more.
The MoU will help Cummins with its Destination Zero strategy – the company’s plan to reach net zero emissions across its products by 2050. Cummins has also launched Accelera by Cummins a rebranding of its New Power business, to bring zero emissions solutions to market more quickly.
“Cummins is focused on our Destination Zero strategy – to reach net zero emissions by 2050. Combining efforts with Leclanché enables us to provide a broader range of solutions to reach our goals and help our customers accelerate their decarbonization journeys,” said Gbile Adewunmi, executive director of industrial markets, power systems segment at Cummins. “Leclanché’s portfolio of products tailored for industrial markets aligns well with the Cummins core, bridge and zero-carbon technology offerings.”
“The agreement offers a unique opportunity for both companies to collaborate, combining our capabilities to offer bespoke solutions to help decarbonize both the global transport and energy sectors,” said Phil Broad, co-CEO of Leclanché E-Mobility.
“Both companies possess a wealth of expertise in their respective fields and markets, and this, coupled with Cummins’ well-established global presence, will offer customers quality solutions to suit their needs in transitioning toward green energy and transportation,” concluded Pierre Blanc, co-CEO of Leclanché E-Mobility.