The turbocharged “12-valve” 5.9-liter Cummins wasn’t designed for fast quarter-mile passes or full pulls at the county fairgrounds, but its Mr. Hyde personality emerged as Dodge truck owners unleashed the rugged engine’s untapped potential. The 5.9 was born out of the workaday B-series family of inline four and six-cylinder engines built in the 1980s for use in agricultural, industrial, or construction equipment and commercial trucks (among other things). Though it’s a Cummins in name, the B series was a joint effort between Cummins and Case via a new division called Consolidated Diesel Corp.
Delivery of the first set of lithium-ion battery systems is expected in late Q2 2022. A rendering of Forza X1’s FX1 centre console model. Twin Vee has announced that Forza X1, the company’s wholly-owned EV subsidiary, has signed a five-year supply agreement with Michigan-based American Battery Solutions (ABS) for production-grade, 52 kWh, high-powered lithium-ion batteries that will be used to power Forza X1’s electric boats. Battery system experts ABS has decades of experience in designing, developing and manufacturing advanced battery systems for the transportation industry, with OEM customers across both the commercial and industrial segments.
The new tender is currently under construction and due for delivery in 2023 Pascoe International has announced the sale of what it says is the world’s first 100% electric superyacht limousine tender. The tender is now under construction and will be delivered in 2023 to a large new-build mothership from a major Northern European shipyard. Following a six-year research and development period, Pascoe International is now offering full electric propulsion for their limousines and open guest tenders.