Detroit Diesel is the leading manufacturer of on-highway medium and heavy-duty diesel engines for the commercial truck market.
In addition to the design, manufacture, sale and service of these engines, the company also supports alternative fuel engines and hybrid engine strategies. Offering a complete product line of 170-515 horsepower engines for the on-highway market, Detroit Diesel supplies its Series 60 engines around the globe and Mercedes Benz engines in North America.
The Series 60 has been the top selling heavy-duty diesel engine since 1992.
Combined with Detroit Diesel's MBE 4000, the company has cornered 27% of the Class 8 Market, shipping more than 70,000 engines in 2006 alone. Current worldwide totals reach more than 950,000.
With over 5,000 employees worldwide, the company's local office plans to add 35 more positions by the end of 2007.