Cummins – FIRS3T

Start-stop bus technology

Project Highlights 

  • Start-stop diesel engine technology
  • Technology designed for application in buses
  • Software developed through this project can be utilised to solve future problems
  • £9.2 million total project value, receiving £5 million funding through the APC

Project Consortium 

  • Cummins Generator Technologies (CGT)
  • Cummins Turbo Tech (CTT)
  • Cummins UK Ltd (Cummins Engine BU)
  • Dynex Semiconductor Limited
  • Cummins Ltd (CPET)
  • Cummins Power Generation Ltd (CPG)
  • University of Nottingham

Cutting emissions, saving time

The technology developed from this project will aim to improve fuel consumption by 15 to 20 percent, in turn resulting in significant CO2 savings. Through this project, Cummins has increased its thermo-dynamic analysis software which will reduce development time for future projects.

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