26 Mar '17, 11am

2-millionth Duramax Diesel engine rolls off the line in Ohio

2-millionth Duramax Diesel engine rolls off the line in Ohio 26 March 2017 The 2 millionth Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel engine has rolled off the line at the DMAX plant in Moraine, Ohio. Groundbreaking for the DMAX, Ltd. plant began in 1998, with the first engine rolling off the line July 17, 2000. DMAX, Ltd. was established in 1998. GM owns 60 percent and Isuzu owns 40 percent of the joint venture. DMAX makes the Duramax diesel engines for heavy-duty Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks. Duramax engines also power some Navistar commercial trucks, Gale Banks vehicles and even marine applications. The plant has received two recent investments: 2014: $60 million investment announced for emissions improvements 2015: $82 million investment announced for productivity improvements Employees are currently building the redesigned Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel. This ne...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2017/03/20170326-dmax.html

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