Seattle/Blacksburg/Stuttgart, Feb 17, 2021 -
Torc Robotics has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS), Inc. as its preferred cloud provider to handle the scale and speed needed for data transfer, storage, and compute capacity as the company prepares to deploy its fleet of next-generation self-driving test trucks in New Mexico and Virginia.
Stuttgart/ Portland, Oregon, Feb 16, 2021 -
The Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG has appointed John O’Leary (60) as the next President and CEO of Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) with its brands Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Thomas Built Buses, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation and Detroit Diesel Corporation.
Stuttgart, Germany / Palo Alto, CA, U.S., Oct 30, 2020 -
Today, Luminar Technologies, Inc., the global leader in automotive lidar hardware and software technology, and the world’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, Daimler Truck AG, announced a strategic partnership to enable highly automated trucking, starting on highways.
Stuttgart / Kawasaki, Japan / Portland, USA, Sep 10, 2020 -
Daimler Trucks & Buses is celebrating another milestone on the road to the electrification of its vehicle portfolio: Customers worldwide have already covered more than seven million kilometers with battery-powered, locally CO2-neutral trucks and buses.
Blacksburg / Stuttgart / Portland, Sep 3, 2020 -
September 2020 marks one year of Daimler Trucks and Torc Robotics partnering as a team after the U.S. based automated driving technology company became part of Daimler Trucks’ Autonomous Technology Group.
Stuttgart / Portland (Oregon), Mar 10, 2020 -
Daimler Trucks has reached the 200,000 mark in Western Star truck deliveries in the USA. The iconic US trucks with their striking front-end design and characteristic chrome look are used in North America predominantly as special vehicles and construction site vehicles in the vocational trucks segment.
Stuttgart / Portland (Oregon), Mar 4, 2020 -
Daimler Trucks launches additional electric Freightliner trucks for customer testing in North America. The Customer Experience (CX) fleet from Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) consists of six heavy-duty Freightliner eCascadia and two medium-duty Freightliner eM2 106.
Stuttgart/Portland/Blacksburg, Feb 18, 2020 -
Daimler Trucks and Torc Robotics, partners in Daimler Trucks’ Autonomous Technology Group, will soon expand testing of automated truck technology to new public routes in the U.S.
Stuttgart / Atlanta, Oct 29, 2019 -
‘The Future. Driven by you’ – from 28th to 31st October this year, Daimler Trucks presents its product and service innovations at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV), the leading trade show for commercial vehicles in North America.
Stuttgart / Los Angeles , Aug 22, 2019 -
Daimler Trucks is further expanding its field tests for medium and heavy-duty e-trucks in North America: This week, American customers Penske Truck Leasing and NFI Industries have acquired the first heavy-duty Freightliner eCascadia trucks (class 8) with a range of up to 250 miles (400 km). .
Blacksburg / Portland / Stuttgart, May 29, 2019 -
Daimler Trucks is establishing the Autonomous Technology Group as a global organization for automated driving, bringing together its worldwide expertise and activities, as of June 1.
Blacksburg/Stuttgart/Portland, Mar 29, 2019 -
Daimler Trucks, a division in the Daimler Group, the inventor of the truck and world’s largest manufacturer of heavy and medium trucks, and Torc Robotics, a pioneer in autonomous driving solutions, are joining forces in a one-of-a-kind combination to commercialize highly automated trucks (SAE Level 4) on U.S. roads.
Stuttgart / Portland (Oregon), Jun 28, 2018 -
Earlier in June this year, Daimler Trucks presented two new fully electric trucks from its US-subsidiary Freightliner. Now, Daimler officially announced the two first customers to operate the e-vehicles within their fleet: 30 Freightliner eCascadia and eM2 trucks will be handed over to the customers Penske Truck Leasing and NFI Industries in the US.
Stuttgart / Portland (Oregon), Jun 7, 2018 -
Daimler Trucks is establishing a global organization for e-mobility, including a new leadership function. During today's Capital Market & Technology Days in the U.S., Daimler Trucks also presented two new, fully-electric trucks from Freightliner, its leading U.S. truck brand.
Stuttgart / Portland (Oregon), Jun 6, 2018 -
As part of its Capital Market & Technology Day, Daimler Trucks today confirmed its positive outlook for unit sales and earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) and remains optimistic about its outlook for the current business year.
Stuttgart/Portland, Oregon, Apr 25, 2018 -
Daimler Trucks is introducing the Freightliner EconicSD, a special truck for municipal requirements, to the North American market.The vehicle is better known to European customers as the Mercedes-Benz Econic, which is frequently used by waste-disposal companies, among others.
Stuttgart / Portland, OR, Sep 12, 2017 -
In 2017, Daimler Trucks is celebrating two significant anniversaries in North America: 75 years of Freightliner Trucks and 50 years of Western Star Trucks, respectively – demonstrating Daimler’s strong commercial vehicle legacy in the NAFTA region.
Stuttgart / Portland, Oregon, Mar 22, 2017 -
Roger Nielsen (56) has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and its affiliated companies Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Thomas Built Buses, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation and Detroit Diesel Corporation effective as of April 1, 2017.
Stuttgart / Las Vegas, Nevada, Oct 4, 2016 -
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is announcing new collaborations with AT&T and Microsoft Corporation with the goal of delivering further enhancements to its Detroit Connect suite of connected vehicle services. AT&T will provide cellular service for the new Detroit Connect Truck Data Center, an intelligent piece of hardware that connects the truck to the Internet of Things.
Stuttgart / Colorado Springs, Colorado, Sep 2, 2016 -
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) presented its new flagship in the heavy-duty Class 8 in Colorado Springs, Colorado yesterday: The new Freightliner Cascadia.
Stuttgart / Portland (Oregon), USA, Jun 26, 2015 -
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has received the “Distinguished Achievement Award” of the U.S. Department of Energy. With this prestigious award, the Department has recognized the commitment and extraordinary results of the SuperTruck Study.
Stuttgart / Portland (Oregon), Seattle (Washington), USA, Jun 25, 2015 -
Daimler Trucks is stepping up its activities in the area of connectivity services and acquires a share in Zonar Systems Inc. in North America, a leading developer and supplier of logistics, telematics and connectivity solutions. The investment is another milestone in the development of fully connected vehicles and value-adding data services for operators and drivers of trucks by the world market leader.
Stuttgart / Louisville, Kentucky, Mar 27, 2015 -
At North America’s biggest commercial vehicle exhibition, the Mid-America Trucking Show, the Daimler subsidiary Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is presenting new products of the Freightliner and Western Star US-brands as well as the SuperTruck study. The study demonstrates a wide range of possibilities for significantly improved efficiency of road freight transport in the future. The highlight among the production-ready products at the trucking show is the new Western Star 5700 XE, which will be produced in Cleveland, North Carolina, beginning in May 2015.
Stuttgart, Dec 29, 2014 -
Daimler Trucks will nearly sell 500,000 trucks in 2014. Despite partly difficult market conditions, the world's leading manufacturer of commercial vehicles succeeded in increasing deliveries to 445,300 units in the first eleven months of 2014, an increase by three percent over the same period last year. Based on first December figures Daimler Trucks assumes to finish 2014 with a considerably positive sales growth reaching nearly 500,000 units.
Stuttgart / Portland, USA, Jul 24, 2014 -
The first sod has been turned: Daimler’s wholly-owned commercial vehicle subsidiary Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is starting construction of the new headquarters building on Swan Island in Portland, Oregon. The new building will aid in merging DTNA employees located in separate offices in the Portland region. To this end, Daimler is investing 150 million US dollars to completion in the year 2016.
Stuttgart/Hannover, Sep 18, 2012 -
At this year’s IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hanover, Daimler AG is presenting virtually the entire spectrum of its commercial vehicle brands over an exhibition area of roughly 16,000 m². More than 70 trucks, vans and buses will astonish visitors in Hall 14/15 with a whole range of innovative technologies coupled with outstanding economy and environmental friendliness.
Hannover / Stuttgart, Sep 18, 2012 -
“As global as possible, as local as necessary”: It is along this principle that Daimler’s commercial vehicles division has been expanding its presence around the globe. Operating at full speed in both the traditional and the new markets thanks to its “Global Excellence” approach, the world’s largest truck manufacturer is optimally prepared for global competition. The Daimler Brand Evening in the context of the IAA press days in Hanover exemplifies this in an impressive way.
Stuttgart / Mount Holly, North Carolina , Mar 7, 2012 -
Der amerikanische Präsident Barack Obama besuchte heute das Produktionswerk der Daimler Nutzfahrzeugtochter Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) in Mount Holly (North Carolina). Vor ausgewähltem Publikum sprach er zu den wirtschaftlichen Herausforderungen der USA und informierte sich über das Fahrzeugportfolio von DTNA.
Louisville/Kentucky, Mar 31, 2011 -
The U.S. economy is recovering better than was expected a few months ago, and truck markets in the NAFTA region recorded double-digit growth in 2010 (+15.1 percent). This growth is also reflected in the results at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), which saw figures at DTNA improve greatly last year, to 79,382 units (2009: 63,558 units, +24.9%).
Stuttgart/Portland, Feb 1, 2011 -
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is the market leader in the segment for heavy-duty trucks of Classes 6 – 8 in the U.S. and in the other areas of the NAFTA region. The company announced that DTNA succeeded in boosting its sales of trucks in Classes 6 – 8 in 2010 in the NAFTA region to over 67,800 units. This takes DTNA’s market share to 31.6 percent. The manufacturer increased its market share by two percentage points compared to 2009, when it sold about 55,200 trucks.
Portland, USA, Jul 1, 2010 -
DTNA is the only U.S. truck manufacturer currently able to increase its production capacity. The company plans to produce 67 percent more heavy-duty Class 8 trucks in July 2010 than were manufactured in the same month last year.
Redford, Michigan, Jun 18, 2010 -
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced today that it will invest $194 million (approximately €157 million) in the Detroit Diesel engine production facility in Redford, Michigan. The investment will be supported by a variety of state and local incentives. These incentives include a Michigan Economic Growth Authority Award of $56.8 million (approximately €46 million), which is granted by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, as well as other state and local tax credits and abatements.
High Point, N.C., May 14, 2010 -
Thomas Built Buses, DTNA’s school bus manufacturer, now offers all of its school buses with BlueTec. DTNA introduced the SCR exhaust emission control technology known as BlueTec because it has proven to be the most effective solution for reducing pollutant emissions. It therefore optimally satisfies the EPA 2010 emissions standard, which took effect in the U.S. at the start of this year. Thomas Built Buses has already sold more than 1,500 BlueTec-equipped school buses. Customers in 44 states and five Canadian provinces have ordered the BlueTec buses.
Portland, Oregon, May 5, 2010 -
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has secured two new major orders, thus substantially exceeding the sales milestone of 10,000 BlueTec trucks. “By enabling us to reach the 10,000-order milestone, our customers have shown that BlueTec is the best choice for complying with the stringent EPA 2010 emissions standard”, said Martin Daum, President and CEO of DTNA.