Detroit Diesel Corp


Detroit Diesel Corp (DDC) was started in 1938 with the formation of the GM Diesel Division by General Motors. Detroit Diesel Corporation, a subsidiary of Daimler Chrysler AG, designs, manufactures, sells and services a complete line of medium and heavy-duty diesel and alternative fuel engines for the commercial vehicle market.
Detroit Diesel Corporation is the leading manufacturer of on-highway medium and heavy-duty diesel engines for the commercial truck market. DDC is engaged in the design, manufacture, sale and service of these products in addition to supporting alternative fuel engines and hybrid engine strategies for the marketplace. DDC offer a complete product line up from 170 to 515 horsepower for the on-highway market. DDC supplies series 60 engines on a worldwide basis and Mercedes Benz engines in North America. It is serviced through a worldwide network of more than 1,900 authorized distributor and dealer locations.
Detroit Diesel Corp products contain series 60, MBE 4000, and MBE 900. The series 60 was the first fully integrated heavy-duty diesel engine with electronic controls in the world. Since then, the series 60 engine continues to set the standard with innovative technology and superior fuel economy in the competitive heavy-duty diesel engine market. The series 60 engine is the most popular in the class 8 truck market in North America and has been the best selling heavy-duty engine for the last decade. DDC manufactured specifically for the demanding North American market, the Mercedes Benz 4000 series engine is stronger and lighter than any engine in its class. The MBE 4000 is the perfect complement to the series 60 engine and enabled DDC to increase penetration in such demanding markets as construction, heavy haul and LTL.
DDC has developed a full range of popular and widely accepted electronic products that provide significant benefits for the driver, technician and fleet management. These products are cost effective and easy to operate, utilizing industry leading technology. DDC features are complimentary in most cases, which simplify matching product capability with customer requirements. DDC offers a variety of driver training, fleet management, and vehicle enhancement features such as cruise control, vehicle speed limiting, and fuel economy reports.
Detroit Diesel Corp goal is to satisfy customers needs, whether it be through timely delivery, providing the best value for the money; efficient and courteous service or superior quality, reliability and durability of products.