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
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
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
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
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
When Rainer Müller-Finkeldei started working on artificial intelligence at Daimler in 1995, few people knew what AI was or had heard of neural networks. Now he’s in the thick of autonomous truck development and more as the new senior vice president of engineering and technology at Daimler Trucks North America.
August 4, 2020
Daimler Trucks North America chief Roger Nielsen spoke about managing a runaway truck market, electric trucks, automation and more to trucking reporters at the American Trucking Associations' conference in Austin, Texas.
October 29, 2018
ORLANDO – Advanced technology, from platooning to electric trucks – both of which you'll be seeing soon from the nation's biggest truck maker – was a key topic of a reporter roundtable with Daimler Trucks North America President and CEO Roger Nielsen during the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition.
October 23, 2017
LAS VEGAS — Despite a challenging truck sales environment and not hitting a few goals laid out last year, Daimler Trucks North America is still confident it can remain the industry leader in this “new normal” environment, president and CEO Martin Daum told reporters at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition Monday.
October 3, 2016
Daimler Trucks kicked off the IAA international Commercial Vehicle Show in Hanover, Germany, by focusing on the future of the urban city, with the unveiling of its Urban eTruck.
September 21, 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 23, 2016
Some commercial trucks may be among the vehicles in a massive recall of dangerously defective airbags, expected to be the largest recall in U.S. history.
May 20, 2015
The organizers of the Mid-America Trucking Show say Daimler Trucks North America will "definitely be missed in 2016" but that the show is stronger than it has ever been and there aren't any plans to go to an every-other-year format.
May 13, 2015