Cummins 6.7-liter hydrogen engines

Taylor Machine Works partners with Cummins on hydrogen engines for lift trucks, container handlers

Aug. 16, 2023
Cummins and Taylor Machine Works will be integrating hydrogen engines into the heavy industrial lift equipment manufacturers products alongside zero-carbon solutions such as battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell trucks.

Cummins Inc. and Taylor Machine Works, a manufacturer of heavy industrial lift equipment, will partner to integrate the Cummins 6.7-liter and 15-liter hydrogen engines into the Taylor product line.

Taylor Machine Works’ efforts to develop low and zero-carbon solutions include battery electric trucks, hydrogen fuel cell trucks, and now, with Cummins’ assistance, Hydrogen Internal Combustion Engines (H2ICE).

Read more: Long-haul trucking's zero-emissions future fueled by hydrogen, NACFE report says

"We are excited to announce our collaboration with Cummins to integrate hydrogen internal combustion engines into Taylor products,” said Matt Hillyer, director of engineering, Taylor Machine Works. “This partnership signifies our commitment to a sustainable future, enabling us to offer reliable, cost-effective, zero-carbon solutions for heavy industrial lift equipment, reducing carbon emissions without compromising productivity."

Hydrogen combustion engines will create a zero-carbon fueled solution that provides cost effective equipment for high load factor, high utilization applications, Cummins stated in a press release. Adding H2ICE to the mix of zero-carbon solutions will also reduce the load required from already stressed utility grids, while commonalities with traditional internal combustion equipment will provide solutions that are dependable and easy to service and maintain.

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