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Daimler Announces Plans To Bring Detroit Medium-Duty Engine Line To US

Posted by on 16 December 2015

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Daimler says "Built in Detroit" is more than a marketing slogan for their company. Just last month Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced its intention to begin producing its new DD5 and DD8 medium-duty Detroit engines at a plant in Redford, Michigan, which is outside Detroit.

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Driving a Freightliner Cascadia with Detroit Assurance Helps Keep You Safe

Posted by on 13 May 2015

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With more vehicles traveling the nation's roadways and trucking expected to grow significantly in the coming years, manufacturers and truck owners are increasingly concerned about safety. Aside from the obvious personal reasons to keep drivers and the public safe, increased truck safety leads to increased productivity and lower costs for fuel, repairs and the downtime associated with repairs.

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Detroit Assurance Integrated Safety System Available on Freightliner Trucks in 2015

Posted by on 14 January 2015

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Long famous for offering the latest in innovation, Freightliner Trucks for 2015 are now available with the new Detroit Assurance Integrated Safety System. While safety has always been a concern for Freightliner and its parent company, Daimler Trucks North America, there has been an even greater push industry-wide in the last couple of years to improve truck and driver safety.

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The Detroit Diesel Integrated Powertrain | Lowering Cost of Ownership and Maximizing Fuel Economy

Posted by on 17 September 2014

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What happens when you think holistically about making heavy duty trucks more efficient? You get the new Detroit Diesel integrated powertrain. Instead of three disparate components mechanically fitted together, the new powertrain incorporates the Detroit DD15 engine, Detroit DT12 transmission and Detroit axles, all in one package that uses sensors and electronic controls to operate efficiently.

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Freightliner Cascadia: Detroit Connect Now Available on Cummins Engines

Posted by on 16 December 2013

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Starting early in 2014, Detroit Connect will be available as a factory-installed option on all Freightliner Cascadia models with Cummins engines, whether powered by diesel fuel or natural gas. This is great news for your fleet's operational efficiency and your wallet, too.

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Detroit Diesel.......A Leader in Fuel Economy

Posted by on 15 February 2013

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 For over 70 years, Detroit Diesel has designed and built the heavy-duty engines that fuel commerce and transportation across North America and around the world. Detroit has long been recognized as the fuel economy leader in the trucking industry. EPA emission regulations have gotten tougher over the past couple years and Detroit has been able to step up to the plate and meet these regulations. Detroit engineers have met these regulatory standards with innovations in emissions, electronics and aerodynamics, all while maintaining performance, reliability and most importantly, fuel economy.

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Introducing The Aero-Enhanced Freightliner Semi That Delivers 9 MPG

Posted by on 8 June 2012

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Daimler's Freightliner Trucks announced news of a newly re-designed truck for 2014 that will offer 9 miles per gallon fuel efficiency. The Cascadia Evolution heavy truck is designed with enhanced aerodynamics, automated manual transmission and an upgraded Detroit Diesel engine.

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