Detroit Diesel Corporation (DDC) confirmed August 13 that it submitted applications to the EPA for emissions certification of its Series 60 diesel engines. These initial emission certification applications will cover 20 of the currently available Series 60 engine ratings. All will be fully compliant to the October 2002 emission requirements. Additional ratings will be submitted for certification in the following months. By October 1, DDC will have accumulated approximately eight million test miles on its fleet of test vehicles equipped with October 2002 prototype engines. Also by October 1, 27 different fleets will have engines in operation, in addition to the factory-owned test units. Detroit Diesel is a subsidiary of DaimlerChrysler AG. DaimlerChrysler AG, DDC is part of the Powersystems Business Unit.

Originally posted on Fleet Financials