Detroit Integrated Powertrain walk around at ATA

Detroit Integrated Powertrain walk around at ATA

At the 2014 ATA Management Conference Exhibition in San Diego, Calif., Detroit Diesel Corp. showcased its recently unveiled integrated Detroit powertrain, featuring the Detroit DD15 engine, Detroit DT12 transmission and Detroit axles.

To create the integrated powertrain, Detroit’s axle engineers developed a new axle ratio (and configuration) to match the engine rating. The integrated Detroit powertrain features the DD15 engine, with new downsped rating of 400hp and 1750 lb/ft. The downsped rating enables the engine to turn at lower RPMs regardless of road speed, ultimately reducing fuel consumption and friction. Because it delivers the necessary torque at these low RPMs is the engine is able to deliver the power drivers demand, according to the company.

To learn more about this integrated powertrain from Detroit, click here.

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