Timothy Tindall

Timothy Tindall
Industry Advisor

Timothy Tindall is a retired engineer and executive from Detroit Diesel Corporation, one of the leading manufacturers of heavy-duty diesel engines for on-highway trucks. Tim retired from Detroit Diesel after a 40-year career which spanned both technical and commercial aspects of the business. Mr. Tindall served as Director of Engineering for Detroit Diesel with engineering responsibility for the company’s most successful Series 60 heavy duty diesel engine. Tim also served as the company’s Emission Compliance Officer.

Tim was the Program Director for Detroit Diesel’s Emission Development Program for the emission regulations which took effect in 2007 which required the development of significant new engine technology, and the coordinated introduction of this technology into the marketplace.

In addition to his technical experience, Mr. Tindall also held the role of Director of Sales for Detroit Diesel and was part of the Daimler Trucks of North America sales team for the last several years of his career. In this role, Tim was engaged in sales and technical support activities with the largest trucks fleets in the United States and Canada.

Tim also served as Vice-President of the Engine Manufacturers Association.

Since retiring in 2013, Tim has been engaged in numerous consulting activities related to the heavy-duty truck industry.

Mr. Tindall holds Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Master of Business Administration degrees, both from the University of Michigan.