Daimler Trucks launching $120M expansion in Mich.

Dec 11, 2012 | 01:00 PM | Corinna Petry

Tags  Detroit Diesel, Daimler Trucks North America, powertrain factory, expansion, Andreas Renschler, Martin Daum, greenhouse gas emissions standard, EPA Corinna Petry

CHICAGO — Daimler Trucks North America LLC is investing $120 million to expand production at its Detroit Diesel Corp. subsidiary’s headquarters in Redford, Mich.

Detroit Diesel expects to hire an additional 115 workers to make the Detroit DT12 automated manual transmission and the new asymmetric turbocharger Detroit DD15 at Redford, according to Daimler Trucks parent Daimler AG. The Redford plant currently manufactures powertrain aggregates for the Freightliner Trucks and Western Star Trucks brands.....





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