Detroit Diesel delivers 100,000th DD engine
TEXARKANA, Ark. — Southern Refrigerated Transport has received delivery of Detroit Diesel’s 100,000th engine built under the DD platform
The milestone engine was delivered in a Freightliner Cascadia on Jan. 19.
Southern Refrigerated is owned by Covenant Transportation Group, which is a longtime Daimler customer with more than 70% of its fleet comprised of Freightliner tractors with Detroit engines.
“Our customers rely on Covenant to perform at the highest level of service every time, which is why we need our partners to deliver,” said David Hughes, senior vice-president and corporate treasurer for Covenant Transportation Group. “Detroit engines help us achieve our service commitments at the highest of levels.”
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