Cummins and Tata Motors have agreed to work on the design and development of low and zero-emission propulsion technology solutions for commercial vehicles in India, including hydrogen-powered internal combustion engines, fuel cells, and battery electric vehicle systems.


Tata and Cummins MoU

Memorandum of Understanding signed between Tata and Cummins. Left-to-right: N Chandrasekaran, Executive Chairman, Tata Sons and Tom Linebarger, Executive Chairman, Cummins

“The shift to sustainable mobility is irreversible and Tata Motors is committed to be amongst the leaders of green mobility. We are taking definitive steps to drive this global megatrend forward in each of our businesses. Working with partners who share the same vision is essential for this transition and we are delighted to strengthen our long-standing relationship with Cummins for their next generation, hydrogen propulsion systems. We are excited to offer our customers an expanded portfolio of green and future ready commercial vehicles, accelerate the adoption of sustainable mobility in the country, and to contribute towards India’s ‘net zero’ carbon emission goals.” said N Chandrasekaran, Executive Chairman, Tata Sons and Chairman, Tata Motors.

”Our collaboration in India is an important milestone for Cummins and Tata as we work together to accelerate the shift to a carbon-free economy and a zero-emissions world. We strongly believe that this collaboration is a significant step forward to achieving India’s Green Hydrogen Mission. I am excited to enable powering a cleaner and greener India.” said Tom Linebarger, Executive Chairman, Cummins. Cummins’ Hydrogen engines will be available in India as early as next year.