May 23, 2016
UPDATED -- Daimler Trucks North America has signed a letter of intent to exhibit at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) Show, a new biennial trucking show to be held September 2017 in Atlanta, Ga.
May 20, 2016
The parent company of Freightliner and Western Star said it now forecasts that the overall North American market for Class 6 to 8 trucks will “contract by approximately 15% in 2016.”
April 22, 2016
Earnings for two of the world’s largest truck makers moved lower in the first quarter, according to earnings reports issued Friday.
April 19, 2016
Daimler Trucks North America opened its nine-story headquarters building on its corporate campus in north Portland, Ore.
March 2, 2016
Daimler Truck North America said its new Detroit DD5 medium-duty engine will be available for ordering later this year in Freightliner Class 5/6 M2106 trucks...
February 12, 2016
The 275,000-square-foot facility is a critical strategic component that will allow customers to receive stock and mission critical parts in record time.
February 4, 2016
Profit for engine maker Cummins fell sharply in the final quarter of last year due to lower global demand, leading it to scale down plans for its new light-duty engines in North America, while Daimler AG saw record profits for 2015,
January 20, 2016
Daimler Trucks North America is investing $22.7 million in Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. to expand facilities and improve operations in South Carolina.
January 19, 2016
Daimler Trucks North America has appointed Kary Schaefer as its general manager, marketing and strategy.
January 5, 2016
Daimler Trucks North America plans to lay off more than 900 people at its Freightliner plant in North Carolina, according to published reports, an action expected to be temporary as the company adjusts to expectations of a softer year for truck sales.
November 8, 2015
Daimler Trucks North America unveiled its futuristic SuperTruck at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show, saying the project exceeded the company’s expectations. The DTNA SuperTruck has achieved 115% freight efficiency improvement, surpassing the Department of Energy program’s goal of 50% improvement.
October 27, 2015
The old adage “the devil is in the details” could have been invented for the new “phase 2” greenhouse gas / fuel efficiency regulations proposed by the EPA and the NHTSA.
October 22, 2015
Daimler AG, Dana and Rush Enterprises all saw weaker third-quarter financials compared to a year ago, thanks in part to the recession in Brazil and the downturn in the North American oil and gas industry.
October 19, 2015
Detroit Connect has introduced new features for its Virtual Technician remote diagnostic system, including a new portal that lets users dig deeper into the data, and for some 2017 models the ability to "flash" software updates and parameter changes to the truck over the air.
PHILADELPHIA — Don’t expect truck sales in the fourth quarter and next year to be like the “monster” numbers of a year earlier, says Martin Daum, CEO of Daimler Trucks North America — and that’s a good thing.
October 7, 2015
Daimler Trucks North America has announced a warranty to cover the aftertreatment system on Detroit and Cummins engines available through its used-truck retail network, SelecTrucks.
September 2, 2015
Daimler Trucks North America has committed to investing $18 million to upgrade its current research and development facility in Madras, Ore.
August 21, 2015
For a sneak peek at the next generation of the DD13, look to the latest new engine from Mercedes-Benz in Europe.
August 6, 2015
Truck and transit supplier Hadley has been honored by Daimler Trucks North America with its Masters of Quality Supplier Award for 2014.
July 29, 2015
A key element of DTNA’s aftermarket strategy is greater collaboration with Zonar Systems, the technology firm that it acquired a minority stake in late last month as part of a long-term strategic partnership.
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