April 14, 2016 - Industry News
An electrical defect in a cab/sleeper heater-air conditioner has prompted recalls by the supplier and by the truck manufacturer that installed the units. An electrical defect in the wiring harness can create heat and the potential for fires, the manufacturers' notices say.
Tags: DTNA, Freightliner, Recalls, Vehicle Fires, Bergstrom
February 12, 2016 - Press Release
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.
Tags: DTNA, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation, Daimler Trucks North America
January 5, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: DTNA, Layoffs, Class 8, Truck Sales, Daimler Trucks North America, Manufacturing Plant
September 18, 2015 - Industry News
Daimler Trucks says meeting EPA's Phase 2 GHG reduction requirements, as they currently stand in the proposal stage, may not be possible under the current timeline.
Tags: DTNA, EPA, GHG emissions
September 16, 2015 - Industry News
It will take rewriting a sheaf of regulations and presenting a compelling business case on safety and fuel-economy gains to fleet operators before a Level 3 autonomous truck, like the Freightliner Inspiration demonstration truck, becomes a production tractor.
Tags: DTNA, Freightliner, Autonomous Vehicles
May 11, 2015 - Industry News
HDT Equipment Editor Jim Park gets a right-hand-seat view of Daimler Truck's Inspiration Truck and the Highway Pilot autonomous control system in action.
Tags: DTNA, Freightliner Cascadia, Autonomous Drive, Freightliner, Daimler Trucks North America
November 16, 2014 - Industry News
The new Detroit Assurance from Daimler Trucks North America is an active vehicle safety system that complements fuel efficiency while adding a huge measure of driver convenience. The system was formally unveiled at a ride-and-drive event in Miami, Florida, on Friday.
Tags: Active Safety Systems, DTNA, Detroit Assurance, Adaptive Cruise Control, Fuel Efficiency, Transmissions, Collision Avoidance, Lane Departure Warning, Detroit Diesel
June 24, 2014 - Industry News
The robust inventory system will include access to over 100,000 SKUs, which can be purchased online – anytime, anywhere. After purchase, customers will have the option to immediately print a single invoice for the purchase of all of their parts.
Tags: DTNA, Daimler Trucks North America, Pinnacle, Parts
January 13, 2014 - Industry News
Many thought the Argosy COE went out of production in 2006, but it's still available in NAFTA markets as a glider kit. DTNA says interest in the truck is growing as more customers become aware of its continued availability.
Tags: DTNA, Argosy, Glider Kits, Freightliner of Hartford, Federal Excise Tax, Cabovers
August 20, 2013 - Industry News
Daimler Trucks North America’s network of Elite Support Certified dealers has expanded across North America with a number of new locations. The network of dealers committed to exceptional customer service now stands at 113 locations and counting.
July 31, 2013 - Industry News
Lampert attributes Freightliner’s market-leading position with a product lineup that is address customers key concerns: fuel economy and the cost of operation.
Tags: DTNA, Freightliner, Cascadia
March 19, 2013 - Industry News
Great Dane Trailers is recalling certain model year 2011 Dry Freight semi-trailers. Welds at the bottom of the I-beam bogie frame may have been improperly applied.
Tags: Kenworth, DTNA, Recalls, Great Dane
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