While the chip shortage and other constraints have affected Daimler Trucks North America as they have other vehicle manufacturers, the company’s still number one in Class 6-8 market share and plans to stay there as it pushes forward with zero-emissions, autonomous, and connected-vehicle technologies.
November 11, 2021
Daimler Trucks North America is discontinuing production of the Western Star 5700 XE on-highway truck. Will it be replaced?
November 9, 2021
Daimler Trucks North America's new Virtual Vehicle will make it easier for fleets to manage their telematics, vehicle data, and apps with a factory-installed open telematics platform.
November 9, 2021
The Waymo Via engineering team has received one of the first Freightliner Cascadia trucks developed specifically for its autonomous-tech Waymo Driver.
September 2, 2021
Daimler Trucks North America has appointed Mary Aufdemberg, currently general manager and president of Daimler Trucks Remarketing, as GM of product strategy and market development.
August 5, 2021
Scott Kuebler will be responsible for the dealer sales business for all on-highway products, including the Freightliner Cascadia, Western Star 5700, and certain M2 applications.
June 18, 2021
As it prepares to separate from Mercedes-Benz passenger car operations, Daimler Truck identifies some global weaknesses and outlines how it plans to target them – but North American operations stand out.
May 24, 2021
In the future, you may have your choice of two different versions of a Level-4 autonomous Freightliner Cascadia.
May 20, 2021
David Carson has been appointed to SVP of sales and marketing at DTNA, thus consolidating responsibility for all sales and marketing of vocational and on-highway segments.
May 17, 2021
Caley Edgerly, president and CEO of Thomas Built Buses, becomes general manager, operations planning and quality, for Daimler Trucks North America. He takes over for Sungsoo Lee, who is retiring.
April 15, 2021
With the order book open, Freightliner and DTNA are preparing to start production of the electric Class 8 eCascadia and medium-duty eM2 in late 2022.
April 6, 2021
John O’Leary will succeed Roger Nielsen as president and CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, effective April 1.
February 16, 2021
SelecTrucks recently opened four new used-truck sales locations in the Chicago suburbs, bringing the number of sales centers in its growing network to 34.
January 28, 2021
Daimler Trucks North America has named Andrew "Andy" Johnson head of corporate communications.
January 21, 2021
Expect more advanced levels of technology and fuel efficiency on used heavy-duty trucks in 2021, while prices stabilize after plunging in 2020, according to Daimler Trucks North America.
December 9, 2020