Zonar and Cummins Inc. are announcing the availability of Cummins Connected Diagnostics to customers using Zonar's smart fleet management solution.

According to the companies, by obtaining data through Zonar's V3TM telematics control unit, Cummins Connected Diagnostics wirelessly connects engines to Cummins for immediate diagnosis of engine fault alerts.

"Offering even more of our customers access to Connected Diagnostics through Zonar's V3 device, we're able to deliver the information our customers need to avoid unexpected downtime and maintenance costs, as well as improve efficiencies across their operations," said Sherry Aaholm, vice president and chief information officer at Cummins.

"We believe that by offering the advantages of Connected Diagnostics through Zonar telematics, Cummins engine customers will be empowered with actionable data to proactively manage their engines and increase the uptime of their vehicles," said Larry Jordan, chief product officer at Zonar. "We see a large opportunity to help more fleets maintain a high level of fleet performance and safety while on the road through our Cummins relationship."

Connected Diagnostics is available today on vehicles operating with Zonar's V3 solution. For existing Zonar customers, Connected Diagnostics can be enabled with an over- the-air update. Contact Zonar at (877) 843-3847, followed by #2 for pricing and details, or contact Cummins through your Cummins representative or Cummins Care at 1-800- CUMMINS(TM) (1-800-286-6467) in North America to enable the Connected Diagnostics product.