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
Allison Transmission’s 3414 Regional Haul Series (RHS) has been integrated into Daimler Trucks North America’s Class 8 Freightliner Cascadia day cab models.
September 29, 2021
Daimler Trucks North America is recalling 100,000 Freightliner Cascadia trucks due to an insufficiently tightened drag link taper joint. If the joint becomes loose, it can lead to loss of steering control.
September 23, 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
Daimler Trucks North America has named Steve Mignardi vice president of on-highway market development to position and promote DTNA’s products in the segment.
June 17, 2021
The halogen headlight bulb of certain 2017-2022 Freightliner Cascadia may dislodge during replacement and contact other vehicle components, possibly causing them to melt and increase the risk of fire.
June 4, 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
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
Daimler Trucks North America's Portland truck manufacturing plant is on track to meet carbon-neutral goals this year, and the company will work to offset remaining truck plants by 2025.
December 14, 2020
FlowBelow Aero recently announced that it locking aerodynamic wheel cover now be standard on all Freightliner Cascadia trucks starting at the beginning of the year.
November 20, 2020
Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain approximately 9,664 model-year 2018-2021 Freightliner 114SD, 108SD, and Business Class M2 vehicles.
September 21, 2020
Freightliner’s Innovation Fleet recently accumulated more than 300,000 miles in real-world use by customers.
July 31, 2020
Daimler Trucks North America has expanded its Extended Next program as an option for all levels of active Extended Engine Coverage.
June 10, 2020