Cummins Inc. has entered into an agreement with Sion Power Corporation. In connection with the agreement, Cummins has made an investment in Sion Power. The investment provides Cummins a minority stake in Sion Power, allows Sion Power to further develop their lithium metal technology for the commercial vehicle market, and positions both companies for success in the future commercialization of the technology. Under the agreement, Sion Power will engage in a multi-year development program to design and supply large-format lithium metal battery cells for use in Cummins battery packs. The batteries developed by Cummins will be integrated in its electric powertrains for commercial vehicles. Sion Power?s high-energy battery chemistry is an important component of Cummins? roadmap to electrify the company?s commercial vehicle products. Based on Sion Power?s proprietary lithium-metal anode technology and incorporating its patented manufacturing process, the cell provides a robust, long-lasting rechargeable battery for Cummins? demanding applications.