Tata Cummins Unveils Hydrogen Engine Facility

Tata Cummins Green Energy Solutions inaugurates a state-of-the-art facility in Jamshedpur to manufacture hydrogen-based internal combustion engines, reaffirming its commitment to powering a cleaner India.

Tata Cummins Unveils Hydrogen Engine Facility

Maharashtra- Tata Cummins Green Energy Solutions (TC GES) has unveiled a cutting-edge manufacturing facility dedicated to producing hydrogen-based internal combustion engines, solidifying its commitment to fostering a cleaner environment in India. Located in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, this state-of-the-art plant spans nearly seven acres and is geared towards manufacturing medium and heavy commercial vehicle engines, along with other low to zero-emission technology products.

The inauguration of this facility marks a significant milestone in Tata Cummins' endeavor to drive sustainability and innovation in India's automotive sector. With advanced technology and infrastructure, the plant underscores Tata Motors and Cummins' joint commitment to manufacturing excellence and environmental stewardship.

The swift establishment of this plant, within a year of signing the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State of Jharkhand, highlights the steadfast progress made by both organizations in their decarbonization journey.

Girish Wagh, Executive Director of Tata Motors, expressed enthusiasm about the plant's potential to shape the future of mobility in India, emphasizing the company's dedication to partnering with customers in adopting emission-free and commercially viable solutions.

Ashwath Ram, Managing Director of Cummins Group in India, reiterated Cummins' commitment to developing advanced low to zero-emission technology products. He emphasized that this commitment isn't merely a promise but a responsibility backed by tangible actions, driven by global expertise and technological capabilities.

The collaboration between Tata Motors and Cummins spans three decades through their joint venture, Tata Cummins. TCPL GES, a subsidiary of TCPL formed in March 2023, focuses on designing and developing low and zero-emission propulsion technology solutions for commercial vehicles in India.

These technologies are expected to play a pivotal role in addressing greenhouse gas emissions, improving air quality, and supporting India's net-zero ambitions. Furthermore, they align with PLANET 2050, Cummins' long-term business strategy aimed at addressing climate change, resource conservation, and community welfare.

During the construction of the new facility, sustainable practices were prioritized, including the use of eco-friendly materials, energy-efficient systems, and waste reduction measures, underscoring Cummins' dedication to sustainability not only in its products but also in its manufacturing operations.