DaimlerChrysler Corp. is up and running with an immense new engine-testing facility at its technical center in Auburn Hills, MI. The project, finalized at a cost of $300 million, houses 129 engine dynamometer testing cells in five interconnected wings encompassing more than 250,000 square feet. H.T. Page, DCC's director, Powertrain Laboratories, says that aside from the company's greatly expanded number of test cells, the primary benefit has come from replacing the company's older, ...
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