Detroit Diesel Corporation Renews Series 40 Engine Agreement

Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from Detroit Diesel Corporation

    DETROIT, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Diesel Corporation (DDC) and
 International Truck and Engine Corporation have announced the renewal of the
 Series 40 engine worldwide distribution agreement.  The renewal of the
 agreement provides DDC continued distribution rights to 7.6L & 8.7L Series 40
 diesel engines through 2003.  Detroit Diesel has been marketing the Series 40
 diesel engine since 1991 for off-highway and specialty on-highway market
 sectors.
     "The Series 40 expands our overall diesel engine product line and allows
 us to more exactly match individual customer's need.  Detroit Diesel has
 already sold over 12,000 Series 40 engines to over 30 different OEMS including
 agriculture, underground mining, earth moving and railway service equipment.
 All Series 40 engines feature wet, replaceable cylinder liners for maximum
 cooling and superior cylinder kit life, and electronic engine management for
 optimum engine performance and low emissions," said Dave Sears, Director of
 Series 40 Sales for Detroit Diesel.
     The Series 40 diesel engine is an In-line 6 cylinder, 4-cycle diesel
 engine, utilizing hydraulically actuated electronically controlled unit
 injectors and fully integrated electronic controls.  The Series 40 diesel
 engine is available in 7.6L & 8.7L displacements with power ratings ranging
 from 167 bhp (125kW) to 330 bhp (246kW) and torque of 475lbs. ft. (644Nm) to
 1075lbs. ft. (1458Nm).
     International Truck and Engine Corporation is the operating company of
 Chicago-based Navistar International Corporation (NYSE:   NAV), which had 2000
 sales and revenues of $8.5 billion.  International Truck and Engine is a
 leading producer of mid-range diesel engines, medium trucks, school buses,
 heavy trucks, severe service vehicles, and parts and service sold under the
 International brand.  The company also is a private label designer and
 manufacturer of diesel engines for the pickup truck, van and SUV markets.
 Additional information can be found on the company's Web site at
 www.greendieseltechnology.com .
     Detroit Diesel Corporation, headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, is engaged
 in the design, manufacture, sale and service of heavy-duty diesel and
 alternative fuel engines, automotive diesel engines and engine-related
 products.  The company offers a complete line of engines from 22 to 10,000
 horsepower for the on-highway, off-road and automotive markets and is a QS-
 9000 certified company.  Detroit Diesel services these markets directly and
 through a worldwide network of more than 2,700 authorized distributor and
 dealer locations.  Detroit Diesel is a subsidiary of DaimlerChrysler AG, the
 world's leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel truck engines.
     For additional information, visit Detroit Diesel's website at
 www.detroitdiesel.com .
 
 

SOURCE Detroit Diesel Corporation
    DETROIT, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Diesel Corporation (DDC) and
 International Truck and Engine Corporation have announced the renewal of the
 Series 40 engine worldwide distribution agreement.  The renewal of the
 agreement provides DDC continued distribution rights to 7.6L & 8.7L Series 40
 diesel engines through 2003.  Detroit Diesel has been marketing the Series 40
 diesel engine since 1991 for off-highway and specialty on-highway market
 sectors.
     "The Series 40 expands our overall diesel engine product line and allows
 us to more exactly match individual customer's need.  Detroit Diesel has
 already sold over 12,000 Series 40 engines to over 30 different OEMS including
 agriculture, underground mining, earth moving and railway service equipment.
 All Series 40 engines feature wet, replaceable cylinder liners for maximum
 cooling and superior cylinder kit life, and electronic engine management for
 optimum engine performance and low emissions," said Dave Sears, Director of
 Series 40 Sales for Detroit Diesel.
     The Series 40 diesel engine is an In-line 6 cylinder, 4-cycle diesel
 engine, utilizing hydraulically actuated electronically controlled unit
 injectors and fully integrated electronic controls.  The Series 40 diesel
 engine is available in 7.6L & 8.7L displacements with power ratings ranging
 from 167 bhp (125kW) to 330 bhp (246kW) and torque of 475lbs. ft. (644Nm) to
 1075lbs. ft. (1458Nm).
     International Truck and Engine Corporation is the operating company of
 Chicago-based Navistar International Corporation (NYSE:   NAV), which had 2000
 sales and revenues of $8.5 billion.  International Truck and Engine is a
 leading producer of mid-range diesel engines, medium trucks, school buses,
 heavy trucks, severe service vehicles, and parts and service sold under the
 International brand.  The company also is a private label designer and
 manufacturer of diesel engines for the pickup truck, van and SUV markets.
 Additional information can be found on the company's Web site at
 www.greendieseltechnology.com .
     Detroit Diesel Corporation, headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, is engaged
 in the design, manufacture, sale and service of heavy-duty diesel and
 alternative fuel engines, automotive diesel engines and engine-related
 products.  The company offers a complete line of engines from 22 to 10,000
 horsepower for the on-highway, off-road and automotive markets and is a QS-
 9000 certified company.  Detroit Diesel services these markets directly and
 through a worldwide network of more than 2,700 authorized distributor and
 dealer locations.  Detroit Diesel is a subsidiary of DaimlerChrysler AG, the
 world's leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel truck engines.
     For additional information, visit Detroit Diesel's website at
 www.detroitdiesel.com .
 
 SOURCE  Detroit Diesel Corporation

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