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Detroit Diesel Corporation Series 60 Engine Available In Van Hool Coaches and Motorhomes

DETROIT, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Diesel Corporation (NYSE: DDC) announced today that the new Van Hool T2100 Series highway coaches and motorhomes sold in North America will offer power by the Detroit Diesel Series 60(R) engine, effective immediately. With this release, the Series 60 engine is now available in all major North American highway coaches. Van Hool coaches are sold and distributed in North America through ABC Bus, Inc.

"Detroit Diesel is the market leader, with engines powering over 90% of the highway coaches and custom motorhomes operating in North America," said Patrick Scully, Vice President of Detroit Diesel Bus and Coach Sales. "The Series 60 engine is the ideal choice for the highway coach and motorhome buyer. With ratings up to 500 horsepower, the Series 60 engine provides the ultimate in power and fuel economy for today's operator. We are very happy that the Series 60 is now available to power the new Van Hool T2100 Series."

"The new T2100 Series provides customers with the opportunity to power their Van Hool coach with the proven Detroit Diesel Series 60. It's a combination many customers have been waiting for in the Van Hool product line," said Gregory S. Goedde, Executive Vice President, ABC Coach, Inc. Detroit Diesel Corporation designs, manufactures, remanufactures, sells and services heavy-duty diesel and alternative fuel engines, automotive diesel engines and related products. The Company offers a complete line of diesel engines from five to 10,000 horsepower for the on-highway truck, fire and emergency vehicles; coach and bus; automotive; construction, mining and industrial; power generation; marine; and military markets. The Company serves these markets directly and through a worldwide network of more than 2,500 authorized distributors and dealers. The Company and its subsidiaries have approximately 6,200 employees.

Detroit Diesel's World Wide Web address is http://www.detroitdiesel.com.

SOURCE Detroit Diesel Corporation
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