The electric drivetrain of tomorrow

The innovation of Detroit’s legendary line of powertrains lives on. Introducing the 100% electric Detroit® ePowertrain: purpose-built and seamlessly integrated for power, efficiency, reliability – and zero emissions. At Detroit, we push the limits of productivity and sustainability every day, and we’re ready to provide the expertise and support you need to do the same.

Zero emissions, All the power

Lose the emissions – and gain so much more. The Detroit ePowertrain’s electric axle provides maximum torque to get loads moving as well as quick, smooth acceleration on the road. Get ready for an all-electric workhorse that drives efficiency and compromises nothing.

Fully integrated for maximum efficiency.

The Detroit electric powertrain has Detroit® eAxles and batteries that work together efficiently – and seamlessly integrate with our industry-leading connectivity and safety systems. It all adds up to a smart, all-Detroit solution that provides ultimate performance, maximum efficiency and lower costs for electric powered trucks.

Precision-built and ready for the road.

An eAxle is an electric drivetrain component that’s key to making an electric powered truck less complex and more productive. By integrating an electric motor, transmission and specialized electronics within a compact unit, the eAxle can directly and efficiently power a truck’s wheels. The Detroit ePowertrain provides two Detroit eAxle designs that can be combined to meet the demands of any job:

Dual motor

  • Max torque - 23,000 lb-ft
  • Max power - 395 hp

Single motor

  • Max torque - 11,500 lb-ft
  • Max power - 195 hp

Three Detroit battery options offer a range of sizes and average, zero-to-full charging times:

  • 210 kWh: 1.5 to 4 hours
  • 315 kWh: 2 to 6 hours
  • 475 kWh: 2 to 6 hours

Truck Model Options

Western Star


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Detroit Connect Portal

The Detroit™ Connect portal is easy-to-use, one-stop-shop for all vehicle performance data gathered, transmitted and analyzed by Detroit Connect.  The portal gives you access to insights delivered by  Detroit Connect Virtual Technician℠. The Detroit Connect portal will also give you access to new features, such as Remote Updates, and Analytics, available late 2017.

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All DDCSN content has been migrated to our DTNAConnect web portal. All information previously on the DDCSN is now on DTNAConnect. We have created a quick reference guide to help you locate the migrated content on DTNAConnect. Existing DDCSN login credentials will also work with DTNAConnect. Please work with your security administrators for login or content issues. If you do encounter any technical issues, please contact the Software Support Center at 855-639-8680 or


DTNA Connect Portal

DTNA Connect is the starting point for working with all brands and franchises that fall under the Daimler Truck North America umbrella: Detroit, Thomas Built Buses, SelecTrucks, Sterling, Freightliner, and Western Star. Here, you can access the full spectrum of online applications, resources and tools you need. Whether you use DTNA online resources to complete repairs, purchase parts, submit warranty claims, spec new vehicles or track the status of your truck orders, DTNAConnect streamlines the tasks and activities that are part of your daily work routine.

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