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Electric Truck Ecosystem: What it Takes to Run BEVs
Daimler Trucks Focuses on Zero-Emissions Future

Daimler Trucks Focuses on Zero-Emissions Future

Daimler Trucks is rapidly ramping down its internal-combustion-engine development as it puts more research and development investments into its dual-focus zero-emissions strategy of both battery-electric and fuel-cell-electric commercial vehicles.

May 20, 2021

Daimler, PGE Open 'Electric Island' Charging Site
Daimler Opens Orders for Freightliner eCascadia, eM2
Electric Island to Showcase Electric Commercial Vehicle Charging

Electric Island to Showcase Electric Commercial Vehicle Charging

Electric Island will be a large public charging site for medium- and heavy-duty electric commercial vehicles, co-developed by Daimler Trucks North America and Portland General Electric. It's expected to be the first of its kind in the United States.

December 1, 2020

Daimler Trucks, Waymo Team up to Tackle Autonomous Trucking

Daimler Trucks, Waymo Team up to Tackle Autonomous Trucking

An autonomous-truck partnership between Waymo and Daimler will produce a unique version of the Freightliner Cascadia fitted with integrated redundancy for all safety systems, rather than bolt-on components. It will be driven by Waymo's advanced AI driving system, The Waymo Driver.

October 27, 2020

Daimler Trucks North America ‘Not Standing Still’ on Electric Trucks

Daimler Trucks North America ‘Not Standing Still’ on Electric Trucks

The COVID-19 pandemic has not significantly affected Daimler Trucks North America’s work on medium- and heavy-duty battery-electric trucks, and despite production shutdowns due to the pandemic, the company is back to building vehicles at the same rate it was before the pandemic hit.

August 17, 2020

Penske, EnerSys Deploy More Battery Electric Trucks

Penske, EnerSys Deploy More Battery Electric Trucks

Penske Truck Leasing's electric vehicle program continues to roll out battery electric Freightliner eM2s into service, this time to EnerSys, which will use the new truck throughout Southern California.

July 23, 2020

Electric Dreams vs. Current Realities

Electric Dreams vs. Current Realities

“Diesel will be here for a long while, and [knowing] total cost of ownership remains the main motivator of acceptance for battery-electric and fuel-cell trucks.” That was the message of Sean Waters, Daimler Trucks North America’s vice president of Product Compliance and Regulatory Affairs, speaking at the Green Truck Summit.

March 5, 2020

Electric Freightliner Customer Experience Fleet Hits the Road
Daimler Trucks, Torc Robotics Expand Autonomous Testing
Electric Trucks Take Center Stage in Alt-Fuel Discussion
DTNA CEO Sees the Electric Truck End Game

DTNA CEO Sees the Electric Truck End Game

Daimler Trucks North America President and CEO Roger Nielsen recently sat down with HDT to discuss the future of electric trucks in the industry and why it is the end game that everyone is pushing towards.

April 25, 2019

Daimler Says Battery-Electric Trucks Key to Zero Emissions Commercial Transport
Freightliner Says New Cascadia Has First Level 2 Automation in North America

Freightliner Says New Cascadia Has First Level 2 Automation in North America

Daimler Trucks North America announced at CES in Las Vegas that it’s now offering what it says is the first Level 2 automated truck in series production in North America with the latest enhancements to the Freightliner new Cascadia. Level 2 automation means the truck is capable of both lateral (steering) and longitudinal (acceleration/deceleration) control.

January 7, 2019

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