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Detroit Diesel Hits Axle Milestone

Posted on September 4, 2013

Detroit Diesel Corp. announced that it has reached a manufacturing milestone with the construction of the 500,000th Detroit steer axle at its Redford, Mich., manufacturing facility. Detroit axles are available in a wide range of configuration options and are compatible with all braking systems offered by Daimler Trucks, covering every trucking segment.

The product line includes steer axles with weight ratings up to 20,000 lb., rear axles rated to 23,000 lb. and tandem rear axles with weight ratings up to 46,000 lb. Detroit axles are a key component of the overall Detroit powertrain offering, which includes Detroit engines and the Detroit DT12 automated manual transmission.