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Milestone engine produced by Cummins, Case venture

COLUMBUS, Ind. -- The 2,000,000th diesel engine has been produced by Consolidated Diesel, a joint venture between C...


COLUMBUS, Ind. — The 2,000,000th diesel engine has been produced by Consolidated Diesel, a joint venture between Cummins and Case Corp.

The power plant in question rolled off the production line at 9 a.m. on Oct. 10. The Cummins 9-liter ISL 330-horsepower unit will be delivered to Peterbilt Motors Co. of Denton, Texas. It will power a Model 357 Peterbilt chassis dump truck for construction application with D III Transport Corp. of San Diego, Calif.

“The ISL has performed great for us,” says Don Daley III, manager — D III Transport Corp. “The reliability of this engine has been excellent, and the low maintenance has helped our operating costs.”


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