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Demand it All Again With the DT12™ Transmission
Tim Norton
The DT12 is currently available with all new Cascadia Evolution running the DD15® engine and is soon to be available in Cascadia’s with the DD13® Engine. This engine and transmission combo is special because, being built by the same manufacturer under the same roof, their electronics speak to each other. Read More
HDE Assembly Line: The Heartbeat of Detroit
George Ferro
The HDE Assembly Line builds quality into every engine that bears the Detroit name. With best-in-class fuel economy and low-cost maintenance and service, our engines perform for a million miles and then some. Read More
Hot Testing Detroit™ Engines to Ensure Peak Performance
George Ferro
The Performance Hot Test, which is actually a series of tests, is performed while the engine is running and is the only truly effective way to verify horsepower, pressures, temperatures, turbo speed and vibration as well as the performance of the air, oil and coolant systems. Read More
The Pilot Center: Where Real World Testing Begins
Jason Barton
The Pilot Center is where real world testing of engines, hardware and aftertreatment systems take place—on the road, in every operating cycle and under every conceivable condition. Read More
Testing & Validating Products in the Engineering Lab
Jason Barton
The Engineering Lab is broken up into different sections. In the Assembly Room, our team builds test engines, measures and puts instrumentation on parts, and whatever else is required by engineering to prepare for testing. Read More
Diesel Fuel Injection: Innovating to Boost Fuel Economy
Ed Byk
Now more than ever, Detroit’s Amplified Common Rail Fuel System (ACRS®) improves performance by cutting emissions without draining fuel mileage or power. It improves throttle response while helping to lower emissions, noise, vibrations and fuel consumption. Read More
Demand Detroit: Reason to Celebrate
Greg Gusko
To recognize our 75th Anniversary, we’re celebrating across our company with Detroit™ Day. We kicked off our celebration at the Mid-America Trucking Show in March... Read More
Detroit™ Rear Axles: Designed for Long Roads
Tim Norton
An integrated one-piece differential eliminates the need for a head bearing, allowing for a larger main differential and greater stability and durability. Read More
Steering You to Increased Productivity
Tim Norton
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
Tim Norton
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

DDCSN

DDCSN serves as both a public customer website and secure service portal to access DETROIT branded product service and parts information, tools, training, and more. Here you can access a wide range of product literature such as operator mauals, warranty booklets, and even service bulletins. You can also find parts catalogs, sales and marketing programs, webinars, and much more.

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DTNA Connect Portal

DTNA Connect is the starting point for working with all brands and franchises that fall under the Daimler Trucks 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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