Eaton & Cummins AMT JV for CVs

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Eaton and Cummins has formed a joint venture for automated transmissions for heavy-duty and medium-duty commercial vehicles called Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies. A 50:50 joint venture, Eaton Cummins Transmission Technologies, subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions, will focus on the development of advanced automated transmissions and develop an integrated powertrain and service network. Leveraging the technical strengths and experience of two industry leaders with a long history and deep industrial expertise, the JV will design, assemble, sell and support all future medium-duty and heavy-duty automated transmissions for the commercial vehicle market. Eaton’s current generation automated heavy-duty transmissions to OEM customers in North America. Eaton’s Vehicle Group will retain its global manual transmission business, global clutch business, current generation medium-duty and heavy-duty automated transmission business outside of North America, global aftermarket business, light-duty transmission business, agricultural transmission business, global automotive business and associated product lines.