Detroit Diesel Corporation

Detroit, MI 48239


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13400 Outer Dr W
Detroit, MI 48239
United States

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Detroit D12 Transmission

D12 Transmission

April 24, 2018
The Detroit D12 Transmission is a 12-speed, automated manual transmission with shorter gear steps. The D12 was designed with a number of efficiency features to help achieve optimal...
Diagnostic & Repair

Detroit Connect Virtual Technician includes remote diagnostics for Detroit DT12 fault events

Nov. 8, 2017
This enhancement expands on the diagnostic service for Freightliner and Western Star trucks powered by Detroit engines.
Shop Management

Detroit marks fifth anniversary of Virtual Technician with 200,000th installation on truck delivered to Penske Truck Leasing Co.

June 16, 2016
The 200,000th Virtual Technician hardware unit was installed on a Freightliner Cascadia Evolution truck equipped with a Detroit DD15 engine delivered to Penske Truck Leasing Co...
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Chassis, Body & Cab

Model 6 Drive Axles

Feb. 27, 2015
The Detroit Model 6 Drive Axles have weight-optimized housings, hollow axle shafts and an internal baffle. The axles, available in single drive 4x2 or tandem 6x2 configurations...
Safety & Technology

New driver training videos available for Detroit Assurance and integrated Detroit Powertrain

Feb. 25, 2015
Introduced in 2014 and available for the Freightliner Cascadia Evolution and Cascadia equipped with Detroit engines, Detroit Assurance systems are seamlessly integrated into the...

Articles & News

Photo courtesy of Navistar
“The purpose of the cooling system is to take heat out of the engine so that the engine operates at the proper temperatures for durability and for fuel economy,” says Navistar's Jim Nachtman.
Fluids & Chemicals

Keeping engines cool

May 11, 2018
A look at diesel engine cooling systems and how fleets can keep theirs operating smoothly.

Videos & Resources

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Detroit genuine parts DPFs

Feb. 8, 2016
With proper maintenance using Detroit genuine parts, owners, drivers and fleet managers will experience maximum engine performance, and save time, money and inconvenience.
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Chassis, Body & Cab

Daimler Trucks Press Event Media Gallery

Nov. 30, 2015
The company began production of it DT12 automated manual transmissions and will bring new medium duty engine line to the U.S.
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VSP News: Kolman's Korner, Episode 13

Oct. 2, 2012
Editor David A. Kolman talks with Brad Williamson, Manager, Engine and Component Marketing for Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). Williamson discusses how offering a complete...


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David A. Kolman, editor, Fleet Maintenance

Kolman’s Korner: Daimler Trucks holds a pep rally of sorts

Nov. 30, 2015
The company announces its next milestone in its platform strategy.

Detroit marks production of 250,000th heavy duty engine platform

July 7, 2014
Less than seven years after introducing its Detroit DD15 engine, Detroit Diesel Corporation marked the production of its 250,000th DD Series engine.
The Freightliner Cascadia Evolution features the new integrated Detroit powertrain.

New integrated Detroit powertrain features advanced technologies and lowers cost of ownership

May 27, 2014
The new powertrain features the Detroit DD15 engine, Detroit DT12 transmission and Detroit axles.
The Detroit DT12 Automated Manual Transmission is now available for the Freightliner Cascadia equipped with the Detroit DD13 engine.

Detroit DT12 Automated Manual Transmission now available

Sept. 25, 2013
Detroit DT12 Automated Manual Transmission now available for Detroit DD13 Engine.
Detroit Diesel’s new On-Board Tablet is an advanced mobile device that uses the latest in commercial telematics technology to boost vehicle efficiency and driver performance.
Diagnostic & Repair

Detroit Diesel introduces new On-Board Tablet

Sept. 24, 2013
Detroit Diesel introduces new On-Board Tablet for Daimler Trucks North America.
New from Detroit Diesel is Detroit Connect - the telematics arm that includes the Detroit Virtual Technician onboard diagnostics system.
Diagnostic & Repair

Detroit Diesel launches Detroit Connect

Sept. 23, 2013
Detroit Connect is latest addition to Detroit Diesel’s family of products

Michigan proclaims July 25th "Detroit Day" honoring 75th Anniversary of Detroit Diesel Corporation

July 25, 2013
Since its inception in 1938, Detroit has built more than four million engines at its three million square-foot manufacturing plant in Redford.
Shop Management

Pierce and Detroit extend exclusive fire service relationship

June 25, 2013
Through 2018, the Detroit DD13 engine is available exclusively on Pierce's firetrucks.
Shop Management

Detroit Virtual Technician receives Silver Edison Award

May 17, 2013
Evaluated by a panel of 3,000 judges, award winners represent game-changing products, services and excellence.