COLUMBUS, Ind. – Cummins Inc. has been given an award for producing the best overall brand of heavy duty truck engines based on the results of an industry survey.
Market research firm Frost & Sullivan conducted the research by gathering the opinions of US-based safety and service managers working with heavy duty fleets. According to the company, the majority of survey respondents selected Cummins as the best brand of engine for their fleets.
Cummins received the award, known as the 2014 United States overall best heavy duty truck engines product leadership award, at a gala banquet in San Jose, California. Other companies honoured at the ceremony for their best practices and products included technology giants Intel Corp. and Oracle Corp. and medical imaging firm Siemens Healthcare.
“We are honored to receive this award from Frost & Sullivan, as it is a direct endorsement from fleet managers of their affinity for the Cummins brand,” said Julie Furber, executive director, North America engine business—truck. “This recognition is a testament to our commitment to deliver industry-leading engines backed by unmatched support that enables our customers’ success in all of the markets in which they operate.”
Respondents cited a number of factors when determining which engine was best for their fleets, including having a range of fuel choices (diesel and natural gas), fuel efficiency, performance, reliability,
“Customer support will always remain a top priority for Cummins, and it is reassuring to see from this award that fleet managers highly value our capability,” said Furber. “Overall, the award is a true compilation of the hard work and dedication put forth by all members of the Cummins team who strive daily to deliver a better product for each and every customer.”
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