Powertrains

Power Up with Johnson Truck Center

Detroit has adopted the vertical integration market strategy that has become increasingly popular in today’s trucking industry. The Integrated Detroit™ Powertrain (IDP) is the unified result of a technologically superior engine, transmission and axles. The IDP is specifically designed, engineered, machined and assembled in Detroit to work together as a single unit, increasing power, efficiency, longevity, durability and your bottom line. Combining the most fuel-efficient Detroit™ engines ever built with the technologically advanced DT12™ transmission and corresponding lighter-weight Detroit™ drive axles that, when integrated like only Detroit products can, really put the power to the pavement. When you combine the support network of an OEM Truck Dealer – Johnson Truck Center – with the expertise of the Detroit Distributor network – Johnson & Towers – the customer can have confidence in the overall reliability of his powertrain.

Johnson Truck Center works closely with the regional Cummins factory store to take advantage of various training programs that maintain the certification level of our technicians. We have extensive experience working on Cummins engines for both warranty and customer pay jobs. We are able to access Cummins parts at the dealer discount level and provide quality support for any Cummins application. The Cummins engine remains an option in many of the Freightliner and Western Star applications.

Caterpillar C10423912

With Caterpillar exiting the over-the-road truck engine market, Johnson Truck Center has been able to fill a much needed role for support for the Cat engines that are still operating. In fact, up in southern NJ, Johnson & Towers has been appointed a Cat dealer as well for the on highway markets. We have convenient access to the Caterpillar parts network and have technicians that specialize in servicing the Cat engines.

allison transmission

As the experts in transmission service, we provide R&R for all of the genuine Allison Retran products. There are many rebuilders out in the marketplace. But for the ultimate in confidence and reliability, it pays to stick to genuine Allison product.

Our dedicated Allison trainer, Dennis Huber, offers valuable expertise to equip our technicians to be able to address even the most problematic diagnostic issues.

JTC Landover, MD is an Allison Authorized Maintenance Truck Dealer for parts and service for Allison models 1000/2000 3000/4000 B300/B400/B500 and the Allison Hybrid H40 EP/ H50 EP.

JTC Gainesville, VA is an Allison Authorized Maintenance Truck Dealer for parts and service for Allison models 1000/2000 and Allison Hybrid H40 EP/ H50 EP.

Eaton powertrains can be found in many different OEM vehicles — including Freightliner products. Johnson Truck Center has the diagnostic tools and experienced technicians to solve your powertrain issues and keep your unit productive on the road.

Meritor-14X-HE

In North America, Meritor supplies drivetrain systems and components including axles, drivelines, braking and suspension systems for medium- and heavy-duty trucks. Meritor is the trucking industry’s leading supplier of front non-drive axles. Their lightweight, robust truck axles fit a variety of wheel base lengths and can be customized for line-haul as well as general, heavy and restricted service applications.

DETROIT™ ENGINES

DETROIT ENGINES MEAN POWERFUL BUSINESS

Heavy Duty Engines

DETROIT™ DD13® ENGINE

Boost your payload capacity, uptime and your bottom line. The DD13 is a perfect fit for less-than-truckload (LTL), local delivery and distribution, regional haul and vocational applications. Engineered to deliver improved fuel efficiency and longer maintenance intervals the DD13 delivers the same impressive performance you’ve come to expect from Detroit.

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DETROIT™ DD15® ENGINE

The new Detroit DD15 engine delivers more while powering a new era in driving. You don’t get to be one of the most popular and efficient heavy-duty engines out there without a lot of hard work. Our engineers continue to refine the DD15, helping to maintain its segment-leading fuel efficiency, reliability and performance.

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DETROIT™ DD16® ENGINE

The Detroit DD16 drives like it means heavy-duty business. With up to 600 horsepower and 2050 lb-ft of torque, the DD16 helps muscle your way up forest roads, while moving the heaviest of loads. Built for extreme hauling, the DD16 can handle the most difficult challenges you can throw at it.

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Medium Duty Engines

DETROIT™ DD5® ENGINE

To build the DD5, we leveraged the success of our heavy-duty engines and the knowledge of what it takes to be the industry’s engine of choice.

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DETROIT™ DD8® ENGINE

The DD8 is the latest addition to our legendary line-up of Detroit Engines. For years we’ve had the privilege of providing our customers with the latest and most innovative engines in the industry. We know what it takes to meet the demanding requirements of your business. That’s why we developed this new engine. It has the versatility and power that you require along with the durability and reliability you’ve come to expect from Detroit. The DD8 is the right choice when it comes to moving your business forward.

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