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Details on the New DD5 Engine at Freightliner

News began cropping up late last year about the new DD5 engine from Detroit Diesel. As the first of several new diesel engine designs to come (DD8 coming in 2018), the DD5 sets itself squarely as a contender in the medium duty niche. The DD5 offers the flexibility you’d expect from the versatile medium duty lineup, with two power options: 210HP/575ft-lb torque and a 230HP/660ft-lb torque. Another big enhancement this engine brings to the road is a lengthy 45,000 mile maintenance interval.

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Detroit Diesel Engines’ Clean Power for the Future

As one of the biggest names in semi trucking engines in America, Detroit Diesel has led the charge in efficient engine technology for decades. One of the ways Detroit Diesel does this is through their BlueTec emissions technology. It’s not even a major overhaul to the way the engine itself does business under the hood. The best aspects of all that power and reliability remain. So how is BlueTec so efficient? BlueTec engine technology involves sending gases downstream, mixing small amounts of

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Detroit Diesel Engines’ Clean Power for the Future

As one of the biggest names in semi trucking engines in America, Detroit Diesel has led the charge in efficient engine technology for decades. One of the ways Detroit Diesel does this is through their BlueTec emissions technology. It’s not even a major overhaul to the way the engine itself does business under the hood. The best aspects of all that power and reliability remain. So how is BlueTec so efficient? BlueTec engine technology involves sending gases downstream, mixing small amounts of

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Detroit Diesel Engine Safety Features

There’s a lot of info out there about Freightliner’s own innovations when it comes to design and features found within our trucks. But what you may not know is how many extras come with Detroit Diesel engine systems as well. How Detroit Diesel Improves Safety Improving technology is at the core of Detroit Diesel’s innovations. The Detroit Assurance suite, found in Freightliner Cascadia and Cascadia Evolution semi trucks, offers an additional layer of control and monitoring to keep driver’s
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