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What Does Daimler Truck Spin-Off Mean for North America?

What Does Daimler Truck Spin-Off Mean for North America?

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 Truck Outlines Strategy as Stand-Alone Company

Daimler Truck Outlines Strategy as Stand-Alone Company

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

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
Cummins Announces Connected X15 Engine for Freightliner Cascadia
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 Establishes Global Connectivity Services Group
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

Knight-Swift Sets Green Goals, Tests Electric Truck
Meet Western Star’s Generation X Vocational Truck

Meet Western Star’s Generation X Vocational Truck

Between COVID-19, an economic recession, and Western wildfires, Western Star was forced to do what so many of us have done this year, and call a virtual Zoom meeting to introduce reporters to its all-new 49X Class 8 vocational truck.

September 29, 2020

Torc’s Fleming: Retrofitting Trucks for Autonomy 'Not Commercially Viable'
Western Star Teases New Truck

Western Star Teases New Truck

The world will get its first look at the all-new Western Star vocational truck on Sept. 29, 2020.

September 1, 2020

Schneider Enters Freightliner’s Customer Experience
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

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