Eaton’s Tech Day Showcases Vehicle, Electrical Power Management Solutions in China

Date: 2015/7/13

SHANGHAI…Power management company Eaton recently held Eaton-DCEC (Dongfeng Cummins Engine Co. Ltd) Tech Day at the site of DCEC in Xiangyang, Hubei Province. With the theme of “The Source of Excellent Power; The Way to Efficient Solutions,”, Eaton showcased innovative solutions for energy-efficient vehicles, along with a wide array of power management solutions for manufacturing facilities and data centers.
“Cummins is one of our most important global strategic partners. In the U.S., we have successfully cooperated collaborated with Cummins ion the SmartAdvantage™ powertrainsystem,” said Krishnakumar Srinivasan, President of Eaton’s Vehicle Group, Asia Pacific. “The tech day provided a great opportunity for the China team to directly interact with top-level DCEC leaders, share ideas and expand enhance our partnership toin China and elsewhere around the world. This will help drive organic growth for both companies.”
On the tech day, Eaton’s booth featured power management solutions for auto, line haul, bus & and coach, vocational and manufacturing capabilitiesapplications. Eaton showcased its advanced valve and valve actuation products, engine brakes, superchargers, transmission and other latest technologies for vehicles. Eaton experts also introduced innovative solutions for electrical safety and green switches, as well as the advanced hydraulics systems and solutions applied in the auto assembly lines. More than 100 audiences attended the tech day and showed great interest in Eaton’s power management capabilities.
Eaton and Cummins enjoy a long-term partnership and have worked together for on a variety of projects all overthroughout the world. Eaton partners with Cummins and Peterbilt Motors Co. on the SuperTruck project by supplying advanced transmissions. The project was initiated by the U.S. Department of Energy to improve long-haul Class 8 vehicle freight efficiency. They also worked together to develop the for a leading transmission systemthe “SmartAdvantage” powertrain, which combines Eaton’s Fuller Advantage 10-speed automated transmission with Cummins’ ISX 15L and 12L engines. The ISX15L package has shown a , can provide a three to six percent improvement in fuel economy. In 2014, Cummins U.S. named Eaton as a “Top Supplier” for its contribution to these two projects. In China, Eaton also collaborates with Cummins on various programs to improve the efficiency of city buses and vocational trucks. Eaton received the “Continuous Quality Improvement” award from DCEC and “Best Quality” award from Foton Cummins in 2014. 
Eaton is a power management company with 2014 sales of $22.6 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit