DALLAS, Texas –Detroit Diesel’s 2010 engines with BlueTec selective catalytic reduction (SCR) technology have exceeded 25 million miles of testing, according to the company.
The 25-million mile mark was reached by pre-production test trucks and revenue-generating customer demonstration units ahead of schedule, Detroit Diesel announced. By the time EPA2010 Detroit Diesel engines are rolled out on Jan. 1, they will have surpassed 28 million miles of testing.
“We are pleased to have taken full advantage of our early choice of SCR as the best technology for our customers for 2010. The 2010 BlueTec technology will be one of most extensively tested emissions technology systems in our company’s history, and having this decade of experience has allowed Detroit Diesel and Daimler Trucks North America to not only have an extended period of time for system design and performance refinement but also to gain significant testing and validation experience,” said David Siler, director of marketing, Detroit Diesel.
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