Detroit Diesel Corp. announces it has reached an agreement with Ford Motor Co. to supply its 2.5L 16-valve diesel engines for a vehicle platform outside the U.S. DDC will begin supplying the 2.5L direct-injection, common rail engines to Ford sometime in the 2001 calendar year. Specific details were not made available at press-time, but WEVTU learns that all the engines will be turbocharged, intercooled and features exhaust gas recirculation, as well as balance shafts for reduced vibration.
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