Agility Fuel Systems, Cummins announce partnership

Cannon Mug Headshot
Updated May 11, 2015
Cummins ISX12GCummins ISX12G

Cummins and Agility Fuel Systems have entered into a strategic partnership aimed at boosting adoption of natural gas-powered vehicles in the trucking industry, the companies announced at the ACT Expo in Dallas on Tuesday.

The partnership will include technology development and integration of software and hardware between Cummins’ natural gas engines and Agility’s onboard fuel storage and delivery system.

“Our goal has always been to deliver a diesel-like experience to the end user, making natural gas-powered vehicles as easy to operate and service as diesel vehicles,” says Barry Engle, CEO of Agility.

By co-developing differentiated and improved natural gas solutions, and utilizing Cummins’ service network, Engle says the companies believe they can accelerate the adoption of natural gas as a fuel for more vehicles, including heavy duty trucks.

Agility and Cummins will also integrate sales and aftermarket support and distribution networks. Customers will soon be able to have service performed and obtain replacement parts for their natural gas-powered equipment at authorized Cummins distributor and OEM truck dealer locations in the U.S. and Canada, the companies say.

Jason Cannon has written about trucking and transportation for more than a decade and serves as Chief Editor of Commercial Carrier Journal. A Class A CDL holder, Jason is a graduate of the Porsche Sport Driving School, an honorary Duckmaster at The Peabody in Memphis, Tennessee, and a purple belt in Brazilian jiu jitsu. Reach him at [email protected].