- ROAD TEST MBE 4000 ENGINE Today's Trucking
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ROAD TEST MBE 4000 ENGINE Today's Trucking
They had to have ’04- compliant engines on the street by October 2002, but since the MBE 4000 wasn’t here in 1998, it wasn’t included in the agreement, meaning it didn’t have to comply until January 2004.
That gave Daimler Chrysler (parent company to both Frehtliner and Mercedes-Benz) a snificant financial advantage over North American engine makers – around $8000 per engine, in fact.
Detroit Diesel - Interstate Companies, Inc
Launched at the Mid-America Trucking Show in March 2000 and first delivered in November of that year, it was developed specifiy for Frehtliner but has a rather European personality. The MBE 4000 got a bit of a leg up on the market at its introduction as it didn’t have to comply with the EPA’s October 2002 emissions deadline.
R5 Heavy Duty Starter - Diesel USA
According to the so-ed ‘consent decree’ in 1998, domestic engine makers reluctantly agreed to push the ’04 emissions requirements ahead 14 months.
Mbe 4000 sevice manual:
Rating: 88 / 100
Overall: 94 Rates