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Daimler Confirms $9K Surcharge For New Engines

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced its trucks equipped with EPA2010-compliant Cummins ISX15 engines will come with a $9,000 emissions surcharge.


Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced its trucks equipped with EPA2010-compliant Cummins ISX15 engines will come with a $9,000 emissions surcharge.

The surcharge is identical to the one DTNA will charge for trucks with its own heavy-duty Detroit Diesel engines. Both Detroit Diesel and Cummins will use selective catalytic reduction (SCR) exhaust aftertreatment systems to reduce NOx to EPA-mandated limits.

Daimler says the surcharges reflect costs associated with adding SCR, but will be offset by fuel economy improvements compared to ’07 engines.


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