August is Driver Appreciation Month at Detroit Diesel

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Updated Jul 20, 2011

Detroit Diesel announced that it has designated August as “Detroit Diesel Driver Appreciation Month.” Throughout the month, truck drivers and owners will have the exclusive opportunity to visit the Detroit Diesel manufacturing facility for a special presentation, lunch and a behind-the-scenes plant tour. Guests also will receive official Detroit Diesel merchandise and an information packet.

“Detroit Diesel drivers are truly the backbone of our business because they are actually experiencing the engines at work, every day,” says Brad Williamson, manager of engine and component marketing for Detroit Diesel. “Our Driver Appreciation Month is our way of saying thank you to all of our hard-working customers and potential customers.”

Detroit Diesel’s facility manufactures the DD13, DD15 and DD16 family of engines and has received recognition for its environmentally-friendly production processes. To schedule a visit, CDL licensed drivers must sign up at least 48-hours in advance. To register, go to