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Detroit Diesel Engines to Return to Thomas Built Buses in 2016
October 7, 2014 // School Transportation News

After several years away from the medium-duty market, Detroit Diesel is back. Daimler Trucks North America, the parent company of Thomas Built Buses, announced that it will once again offer the Detroit brand, medium-duty diesel engines starting in 2016 wi. . .  read more

Daimler bringing medium-duty diesel to North America
October 6, 2014 // Fleet Owner

SAN DIEGO, CA. Having recently added a heavy-duty transmission to its existing Detroit Powertrain lineup of heavy-duty axles and engines, Daimler Trucks North America will add medium-duty engines, according to Martin Daum, DTNA president and CEO. Base. . .  read more

Diesel is no longer a dirty word
September 10, 2014 // The Portland Tribune

Times have changed, with the newest diesel models offering impressive performance, a driving experience nearly as quiet as gasoline-powered cars and emissions that easily meet today’s stringent standards. Add to that fuel economy that can exceed even t. . .  read more

Diesel improvements hit cost appeal of electric vans
September 9, 2014 // Fleet Van (United Kingdom)

Improvements in diesel engine efficiency in commercial vehicles could make the economic case for running electric vans even more difficult, says a major manufacturer. Steve Bridge, managing director of Mercedes-Benz Vans, believes the technology used i. . .  read more

Daimler celebrates major milestone
August 22, 2014 // Truck News

CLEVELAND, N.C. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) celebrated a milestone today when it marked the production of its 3,000,000th vehicle in North America. “Daimler Trucks North America is committed to pacing the industry in terms of engineering and . . .  read more

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