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Daimler Says Battery-Electric Trucks Key to Zero Emissions Commercial Transport
Daimler Trucks North America Sold Out for 2019

Daimler Trucks North America Sold Out for 2019

In a seeming repeat of last year's performance, Daimler Trucks North America said it is effectively sold out for the remainder of the 2019 model year. The company sold a record 175,950 units in 2018. It was the largest year ever for retail sales in the history of the company, said Richard Howard, DTNA’s senior vice president – sales and marketing.

February 19, 2019

Daimler Sees Truck Sales Leveling Out After Record 2018

Daimler Sees Truck Sales Leveling Out After Record 2018

After a record-breaking year for truck manufacturing in 2018, global truck maker Daimler Trucks expects to see some moderation in overall economic growth in the U.S. through the second half of the year, along with a corresponding normalization in commercial vehicle sales figures.

January 18, 2019

Daimler Nixes Platooning, Focuses on Automation

Daimler Nixes Platooning, Focuses on Automation

Saying the technology required to make platooning produces very limited reductions in operating cost, Daimler Truck North America has decided to pass on platooning and focus instead on advancing its position in vehicle automation.

January 8, 2019

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

Daimler Delivers Electric eM2 Truck to Penske Truck Leasing
Daimler Mexico Chief Aiming to Boost Customers’ Success

Daimler Mexico Chief Aiming to Boost Customers’ Success

Determined to ensure its customers can meet the challenges they face operating in Mexico, Daimler is working to help “influence them to turn into performance-seekers” who will "grasp the importance of becoming early adopters of technology.”

November 29, 2018

Daimler Deals with Booming Market, Preps Electric Trucks

Daimler Deals with Booming Market, Preps Electric Trucks

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

FCCC Head Carson Named to Lead Western Star Trucks

FCCC Head Carson Named to Lead Western Star Trucks

Daimler Trucks North America has announced that David Carson, current president of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation, has been appointed president of Western Star Trucks and chief diversity officer of DTNA.

December 5, 2017

Daimler Trucks to Deliver 3D Printed Parts in Test Program
Freightliner Aims to Stay on Top in Mexico

Freightliner Aims to Stay on Top in Mexico

Freightliner is maintaining an impressive 39% share of the Mexican commercial truck market as 2017 draws to a close — and is looking to build on that standing in 2018. HDT's Jack Roberts reports from Puerto Vallarta.

November 29, 2017

Daimler Introduces Pair of Mexico-Specific Cabover Trucks
Platooning, Electrified Cascadia in the Works at Daimler Trucks North America

Platooning, Electrified Cascadia in the Works at Daimler Trucks North America

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

Daimler Announces Public Highway Platooning Tests
UPS to Test Mitsubishi Fuso's All-Electric Cabover
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