Cummins Inc. Columbus MidRange Engine Plant is pictured in Columbus, Ind., May 15, 2009. The plant, which makes diesel engines for Dodge Ram pickup trucks, stopped production earlier in the week and the plant is closing today. A total of 610 workers will be laid off, and Cummins expects the shutdown to last at least four weeks. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Cummins to cut 2,000 jobs

Cummins Inc. announced on Tuesday plans to cut up to 2,000 jobs, most of which will happen by the end of the year.