Cummins-powered electric buses hit the market

GILLIG LLC, the leading manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses in the United States, joined Cummins on Tuesday in announcing that the GILLIG zero-emission battery electric bus, powered by Cummins, is now available.

Company officials say the zero-emission battery electric bus incorporates the Cummins electrified powertrain, which features remote diagnostics and over-the-air connectivity. The bus initially incorporates the standard 444 kWh battery capacity and supports charging interoperability via industry standards.

“Cummins is incredibly proud to bring a best-in-class fully electric bus solution to market with GILLIG,” said Julie Furber, Vice President-Electrified Power, Cummins. “Our Battery Electric System is another example of Cummins unrelenting commitment to quality, dependable products. We’re deeply committed to understanding our customers and their unique needs and providing market-leading solutions that enable their success.”