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Factory Certified Training on Detroit Diesel
and MTU Engines and Allison Transmissions

Atlantic DDA provides technical training to authorized dealers, fleets and independent shops on the most up-to-date methods of repair and maintenance for Detroit / Mercedes Benz and MTU Series 1600 Engines as well as Allison Transmissions (Including Hybrids – EP 40/50 models).

Registration for instructor led classes should be carried out by visiting the appropriate webpage at either or, if you are a Daimler or Allison dealer or distributor. Upon requesting registration through the appropriate website, it is also necessary to contact Donna Defino at (201) 678-2591 to complete the registration process.  All independents must call Donna Defino to register for any instructor led training class.  Training sessions are typically held at our Piscataway, New Jersey product training facility. Classes typically begin sharply at 8:00 AM unless specified otherwise. Lunch and all necessary course materials are provided, and are included in the price of the course.  Work shoes and appropriate attire are required or you may not be able to perform shop activities at the trainer’s discretion.  We look forward to having you in one of our future classes!

Our “Factory Authorized” Training Programs Include:

Detroit Diesel

  • DD 13/15/16 Major Repair
  • DD 13/15/16 Engine Diagnostics w/ EGR
  • DD 13/15/16 EPA2010 Engine Diagnostics w/ SCR
  • GHG14 Engine Update
  • Series 60 Major Repair
  • MBE 900 Major Repair
  • MBE 4000 Major Repair

MTU/Detroit Diesel

  • Series 60 Marine Major Repair
  • DDEC Marine Electronic Control System
  • Series 1600 Major Repair
  • ECU8 Electronic Control System


Allison Transmission

  • 1K/2K Product Family Services
  • 1K/2K Overhaul
  • 1K/2K for Fleets
  • 3K/4K Product Family Services
  • 3K/ 4K Overhaul
  • 3K/4K for Fleets
  • Allison DOC
  • Allison Electric Drive



Matthew Riello

Our service professionals are listed as follows:

Matthew Riello
Training DIrector



New Training Course Fee Schedule - Effective October 1st, 2011
Click here to view and download


Donna Defino


Classes begin sharply at 8:00 AM. Lunch and all necessary course materials are provided, and are included in the price of the course.

Download Course Schedule

To download schedule click on the appropriate link below.

Engine Training Schedule - July - December 2014
(published 5/23/14)

Allison Transmission Training Schedule - July - December 2014
(published 6/12/14)

Course Location and Directions

Atlantic Detroit Diesel-Allison
Product Training Center
169 Old New Brunswick Road
Piscataway, New Jersey 08854

Click here for map and directions

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