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Steering You to Increased Productivity
Detroit truck axles’ design makes them more durable and reliable, leading to less maintenance and downtime. By using needle bearings (which roll) instead of bushings (which rub and wear) we deliver a lower lifecycle cost. Read More
DT12™ is One of the Best Transmissions to Drive Business
The new Detroit DT12 automated manual truck transmission combines a traditional clutch-actuated manual gearbox with a computer-controlled shift actuator and clutch. The best shift patterns are selected electronically to provide optimal power and fuel efficiency. This proven, easy-to-operate design has been used worldwide for nearly a decade and driven millions of miles.The Detroit DT12 was developed to seamlessly interface with the newly designed DD15 engine, which further enhances performance and efficiency. Read More
On the Move with Automated Manual Transmission
The new DT12™ truck transmission will start production on May 1. This next generation of transmissions makes it easy to get on the road because it mimics the efficient performance driving style of the most seasoned veteran drivers. Read More
Detroit Experience Show Trailer Unveiled to NASCAR Fans
This past weekend, we connected with thousands of NASCAR fans which included plenty of truck drivers, owners, technicians' and owner-operators who stopped by the Detroit Experience Show Trailer at the Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. Read More
At MATS, We're Extending Our Efficiency
This week is the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Kentucky. If you remember, last year we unveiled our new name: Detroit™. This year at MATS 2013, along with celebrating our 75th anniversary, the Detroit team will be showcasing our expanded portfolio of drivetrain products to attendees. Read More
It's a Big Day at Detroit
Seventy-five years ago, on March 6, 1938, the first Detroit engine rolled off the line. To celebrate, we're spending the next six months with a series of commemorative events and activities to help our customers Demand Detroit. Read More
Detroit DT12 Honored by Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine
We're excited to announce Heavy Duty Trucking magazine has given the Detroit DT12 automated manual transmission one of its '13 Top 20 Products awards. Read More
Certified to Run for Years to Come and for GHG Regulations
If you remember, EPA '07 and '10 GHG rules and regulations targeted diesel engine emissions specifically. It looks like it's working, as you don't see the black smoke coming out of diesel engine pipes anymore. Now they're extending the regulations to include the entire truck. This year, Detroit™ engines certified early with the new Greenhouse Gas 2014 (GHG 14) emissions regulations. Read More
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