Strategic Cooperation Agreement between
DaimlerChrysler Truck Group and Fiat Powertrain Technologies
The DaimlerChrysler Truck Group and
Fiat Powertrain Technologies (FPT) announced to have concluded a
strategic co-operation agreement in the field of powertrains.
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The first step of this agreement
concerns the long-term supply of light-duty diesel engines (FPT
F1C) to the Mitsubishi Fuso Bus & Truck Corporation (MFTBC), to
be used in the Canter light commercial vehicle which will be
marketed in major markets, including Europe and Japan.
FPT will supply around 80,000 F1C
engines per year to Mitsubishi Fuso starting in 2009. The supply
volumes will increase over the following years.
The engine is a Common Rail Diesel engine, with
3.0 liter displacement, rated 177 Hp at 3,500 rpm and a torque of 400 Nm
at 1,400 rpm. Thanks to the optimized design of all engine components
and to the advanced technology of its injection and turbocharging
systems, the F1C engine guarantees excellent performance and fuel