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Daimler Trucks North America Targets Ambitious Uptime, Truck Parts Goals

“Tell me more, tell me sooner, and fix my truck faster.” That’s what customers want, according to Stefan Kurschner, Daimler Trucks North America's senior vice president, aftermarket, talking to reporters at a DTNA press event in Yountville, Calif.

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Penske, NFI to Test Daimler’s Electric Trucks in Regular Operations

Penske Truck Leasing and NFI have agreed to use Daimler Trucks North Americas' pre-production electric trucks, the eCascadia and eM2 106, in real-world operations to help the OEM test and develop the trucks for commercialization.

Inside Daimler Trucks North America HQ [Photos]

Daimler Trucks North America unveiled a new, environmentally friendly, nine-story headquarters building on its corporate campus in north Portland, Oregon, in 2016. We got a tour during Daimler's 2018 Capital Markets & Technology Day.

Truck Platoons on the Horizon?

Real-world deployment of truck platooning systems appears close, but developers aren’t keen to offer many details on their efforts.

Daimler Trucks Demonstrates Truck Platooning

Daimler Trucks North America demonstrated “pairing” of two trucks, what is commonly known as two-truck platooning, at the Capital Market and Technology Day June 6. This fuel-saving technology is also a step on the path to more highly automated vehicles.

Freightliner Electric eCascadia and eM2 Unveiling [Photos]

Freightliner Trucks premiered two fully electrified commercial vehicles, a Freightliner eCascadia heavy-duty truck and a Freightliner eM2 106 medium-duty truck at the Daimler Trucks Capital Market and Technology Day.

Daimler Trucks North America to Build Electric Cascadia, M2 Trucks

Freightliner Trucks premiered two fully electrified commercial vehicles, a Freightliner eCascadia and a Freightliner eM2 106, during the Daimler Trucks Capital Market and Technology Day.

Daimler Announces Automated Truck R&D Center

Daimler Trucks is creating an Automated Truck Research and Development Center in Portland, Oregon, to explore automated driving technologies including truck platooning.

Future Tech Gets Trashed

The trucking segment arguably leading the way forward in terms of new technology and alternative fuels is one that would surprise most casual observers of today's trucking industry. Blog commentary by Jack Roberts, Senior Editor.

Daimler Trucks Names Manufacturing, Reman Leadership

Daimler Trucks North America has announced three high-level appointments to its manufacturing and remanufacturing operations.