DETROIT - Robert Bosch Corp. of Farmington Hills, Mich., will supply the common-rail fuel injection system for the 5.9-liter Cummins turbo diesel engine in the heavy-duty version of the 2003 Dodge Ram pickup.
With a common-rail system, the
fuel injection pressure is maintained at a constant level regardless of engine speed. The Bosch system can provide injection pressure of as much as 23,500 pounds per square inch. Components for the system used on the Cummins engine will be produced at Bosch's plant in Charleston, S.C.