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DTNA CEO Sees the Electric Truck End Game

Daimler Trucks North America President and CEO Roger Nielsen recently sat down with HDT to discuss the future of electric trucks in the industry and why it is the end game that everyone is pushing towards.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”