26 Sep '17, 1pm

Detroit Diesel DD5 #diesel engine moves closer to #schoolbus market.

The inline four-cylinder, 210- to 230-hp DD5 was first displayed at the NAPT Summit last fall and later at trade shows like the STN EXPO the 7.7-liter, inline six-cylinder DD8 with a range of 260-350hp and 660- to 1,050 pounds per foot of torque. But the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta was the first opportunity to see a school bus ready to roll with one of the engines. Thomas displayed its flagship Saf-T-Liner C2 with the DD5 at the Daimler Trucks North America booth. The parent company of Thomas said the DD5 features top-load oil and fuel filters and the longest service intervals in its class at up to 45,000 miles. It also meets 2017 EPA Greenhouse Gas standards. The DD5 also features the Detroit™ Connect Virtual Technician remote diagnostic service. Daimler Trucks said driver or fleet managers are notified within minutes of the cause of engine codes as ...

Full article: https://stnonline.com/news/latest-news/item/8946-thomas-d...

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