Optimized Engine Maintenance And Repair With Immediate Information And Expert Guidance
SALT LAKE CITY - DriverTech® – provider of state-of-the-art applications for the transportation industry that improve driver quality of life and trucking efficiency – and Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI), the leading independent manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines, controls, and emission solutions – announced today that the Cummins Connected Diagnostics™ application is now available to customers using DT4000™ from DriverTech, the transportation industry's most powerful and cost-effective on-board computing system.
Connected Diagnostics enhances the DriverTech capability for customers with Cummins power by leveraging data from the DT4000 system to deliver immediate notification of urgent engine system faults to fleet customers, and provides actionable information with genuine Cummins recommendations in an easy-to-understand notification report. The powerful DT4000 system, together with Connected Diagnostics, provides reduced shop time, increased asset utilization and improved overall efficiency of Cummins diesel and natural gas-powered equipment.
“DriverTech is excited to collaborate with Cummins to increase uptime and reduce the time a truck is in the shop through Connected Diagnostics,” said Mark Haslam, DriverTech President and CEO. “This collaboration between DriverTech and Cummins provides DriverTech customers with the ability to obtain real-time diagnostic information from Cummins through its extensive capability to evaluate the data sent over our mobile communication gateway.”
“Cummins is excited to have Connected Diagnostics available to our mutual customers who depend on the technology of DriverTech,” said John Malina, Executive Director – Product Connectivity Business, Cummins Inc. “Connected Diagnostics’ value will enhance our customer’s daily operational efficiency as well as support the repair process that may be required. We look forward to greater opportunities in the near future with DriverTech.”
Commercial availability of Connected Diagnostics on trucks equipped with DriverTech will begin April 26, 2016. For more information, visit cumminsengines.com/connected-diagnostics or www.drivertech.com. To enable Connected Diagnostics, contact DriverTech at (801) 468-0999, call your Cummins representative or Cummins Customer Care at 1-800-DIESELS™ (1-800-343-7357).
Since 2005, DriverTech has been the industry pioneer in providing intelligent on-board mobile communication computers for the Truckload industry. Our highly reliable network design has provided the industry’s highest uptime at the industry’s lowest cost of service. Hundreds of Class 7 and Class 8 fleets rely on DriverTech for trouble-free dispatch, telematics, navigation and electronic logging services. Originally developed in a multiyear partnership between the U.S. Army TACOM and DriverTech between 1998 and 2004, DriverTech DT4000 is the most robust and fully featured fleet mobile communication system available.
About Cummins Inc.
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emissions solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (USA), Cummins currently employs approximately 55,000 people worldwide, and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and more than 7,200 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.4 billion on sales of $19.1 billion in 2015. Press releases can be found on the Web at cummins.com or cumminsengines.com. Follow Cummins on Twitter at http://twitter.com/cumminsengines and on YouTube at http://youtube.com/cumminsengines.