TICO teams with Cummins 6.7-liter compressed natural gas (CNG) alternative fuel engine during the ACT Expo
LONG BEACH, CALIF., April 24, 2019 — TICO (Terminal Investment Corporation) is a leader in the design, engineering and manufacture of terminal tractors and equipped with emissions-certified, alternative-fuel power systems. TICO will partner with Cummins to display a UPS Pro-Spotter terminal tractor powered by Cummins’ 6.7-liter on-road CNG engine in Booth #631 during the ACT (Advanced Clean Transportation) Expo April 24-26 in the Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA.
The TICO Pro-Spotter terminal tractor on display with Cummins’ 6.7L CNG alternative-fuel engine, along with the now available Cummins 6.7L LNG engine, introduces even greater options than ever before into the terminal tractor segment. Specifically, TICO’s powertrain platform now addresses various industries need for a natural gas solution as they are the first and only U.S. OEM building, and now selling their terminal tractors using these Cummins alternative fuel engines.
TICO Pro-Spotter terminal tractors are widely used in distribution centers, rail terminals and ports to move semi-trailers and shipping containers. TICO’s largest customers are rapidly moving forward with alternative fuel platforms and looking to increase the numbers of these engines in their facilities nationwide.
TICO Pro-Spotters with the Cummins emissions-certified 6.7L CNG fueled engine provides uncompromised power, performance, fuel efficiency and fuel flexibility than ever before. Cummins and TICO promote the use of alternative fuels in on- and off-road vehicles and are dedicated to global clean air, green initiatives for this and future generations.
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service a broad portfolio of power solutions. The company’s products range from diesel and natural gas engines to hybrid and electric platforms, as well as related technologies, including battery systems, fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (U.S.A.), since its founding in 1919, Cummins employs approximately 62,600 people committed to powering a more prosperous world through three global corporate responsibility priorities critical to healthy communities: education, environment and equality of opportunity. Cummins serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and over 7,600 dealer locations and earned about $2.1 billion on sales of $23.8 billion in 2018. See how Cummins is powering a world that’s Always On by accessing news releases and more information at https://www.cummins.com/always-on. Follow Cummins on Twitter at www.twitter.com/cummins and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/cumminsinc.
About TICO Manufacturing
TICO (Terminal Investment Corporation) has been a pioneer in fleet services, terminal services, and terminal tractor manufacturing for over 46 years. TICO has also been manufacturing its Pro-Spotter terminal tractor for retail availability since 2008.
Born in the ports, the TICO Pro-Spotter is a product with the most effective R&D strategy in the yard tractor market today. And from that experience as an OEM manufacturer, TICO has been able to operate and maintain a fleet of over 1,400 yard tractors at ports across North America. Its Pro-Spotter On- and Off-Highway terminal tractors and Pro-Shuttle terminal trailers are also currently in use in distribution centers and rail terminals throughout the continent. Pro-Spotter terminal tractor sales, service, parts, and rentals are available through its North American dealer network.
TICO Manufacturing is the quality manufacturer of the TICO terminal tractors, which are built “For The Real World” in Ridgeland, S.C. For more information, please visit www.ticotractors.com.