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    Video: Ever seen a V24 diesel rock the dyno?

    24-cylinder Detroit Diesel madness: Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Want to see something really crazy? How about a 24-cylinder Detroit Diesel engine with twelve giant blowers, all polished up and ready for its new assignment. For what it's worth, its previous assignment was ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Brass Era American LaFrance firetruck speedster is a prehistoric Blastolene

    American LaFrance firetruck speedster - click above for high-res gallery
    One of our favorite cars from 2009 is the Blastolene Peterbilt hot rod. You know the one with two (count 'em, two) superchargers bolted to its Detroit Diesel V12. Hubba hubba,. And if we had access to a time machine, our ...

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    Freightliner announces new big rig: the Cascadia

    Click image to enlargeIt may not look like anything revolutionary to the untrained eye, but to hear DaimlerChrysler tell it, the all-new Freightliner Cascadia is very much a big deal. It's built on a new platform that readily accepts EPA '07-compliant engines and is ready to play home to ...

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    DCX to lay off up to 4,000 truck builders

    We aren't sure whether or not laid off employees will get the same express checkout list of 6 six reasons why they aren't needed anymore, as was the case with their Ford brethren, but DaimlerChrysler has said that up to 3,200 additional North American workers will join the 800 in Canada who will be ...

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    New standards for heavy-duty diesels means more problems

    Those looking for a glimpse into the future of light-duty diesel reliability may be interested in a new study by J.D. Power on customer satisfaction with modern heavy truck powertrains. The 2006 Heavy Duty Truck Engine/Transmission Study ranked engines from the 2004 model year by quality, ...

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    The 10 best diesel engines

    Diesel Power magazine, a publication dedicated to compression-ignition pickup trucks and the people that love them, has released its list of the Top 10 Diesel Engines. Now, considering the difficulty of naming 10 diesel engines that have been sold here in the US - much less making a case for the ...


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