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Daimler Trucks Sold Well in NAFTA Areas During the Second Quarter

July 23, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News

Daimler AG said today it is continuing along a path of profitable growth, with second quarter 2014 seeing new record levels of unit sales and revenue and significantly increased its operating profit from the ongoing business. Daimler AG is the parent company to Daimler Truck North America, which includes the Freightliner, [...]

Daimler’s Future Truck 2025 Deploys Self-driving Technologies

July 9, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Owner Operators, Safety, Technology
Shaping Future Transportation

News organizations around the globe have been heralding last week’s world premiere of a commercial vehicle that drives itself — the Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 — during a demonstration alongside a section of the A14 autobahn near Magdeburg, Germany. The truck is equipped with the intelligent Highway Pilot assistance system, [...]

Daimler Trucks Launches Parts E-Commerce Platform

July 2, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), builder of Freightliner, Western Star and Detroit brand names, has launched Pinnacle Truck Parts, an e-commerce platform that facilitates transactions between customers and DTNA’s parts and service network. Pinnacle Truck Parts is a new online parts ordering tool created to deliver uptime by simplifying and [...]

Daimler Trucks Achieves SuperTruck Efficiency Targets a Year Early

June 23, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fuel, News

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) claims it has realized the objectives of its SuperTruck program one year ahead of schedule. Sponsored by the Department of Energy (DOE), the SuperTruck program is an ambitious five-year research and development initiative focused on improving freight efficiency, reducing fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions [...]

Daimler Trucks’ Detroit Connect Wins Best Telematics Solution Award

June 13, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News, Technology

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced that the Detroit Connect brand received the Best Telematics Service or Solutions for Commercial Vehicles award from Telematics Update. This award recognizes brands that have developed exceptional telematic solutions for a variety of commercial vehicles. Telematics Update is a leading industry resource for telematics [...]

Daimler Trucks Offers Tech Program Funds for High Schools

June 5, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News, Technology

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) this week invited high schools in the Portland and Southwest Washington areas to apply for donations totaling $250,000 from the company’s Daimler Education in Motion campaign. Building on the success of the program’s launch in 2013, funding will support the schools’ educational programs in the [...]

NHTSA Recalls 2013 Freightliner Cascadia Trucks for Axle Hub Problem

June 2, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Safety

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) said Friday it is recalling certain model year 2013 Freightliner Cascadia vehicles due to a missing locking snap ring in the axle hubs. The affected tractors, all with rear axles assembled by Meritor and equipped with ConMet Preset Plus hubs, were manufactured between Aug. 6, [...]

Detroit Powertrain Available in January on Freightliner Cascadia Evolution

May 27, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News, Technology
Detroit Powertrain will be available starting in January for the Freightliner Cascadia Evolution.

Detroit Diesel Corp. has introduced its integrated Detroit Powertrain, featuring the Detroit DD15 engine, the Detroit DT12 transmission and Detroit axles. This new Powertrain is now integrated to deliver even better performance to lower the real cost of ownership for customers. Available starting in January for the Freightliner Cascadia Evolution [...]

Daimler Trucks Partners with Jost International

May 21, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News

Daimler Trucks North America has announced that the Jost International JSK36 lightweight fifth wheel is now the standard fifth wheel for all Freightliner truck models and is a published option for the Western Star 4700 and 4900 truck models. The Jost JSK36 fifth wheel features a lightweight design that also [...]

Daimler Trucks Picks Builder for New Portland Headquarters

May 15, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has selected Ankrom Moisan and Hoffman Corp., a Portland-based architecture firm and construction company respectively, for the design and construction of the company’s new headquarters building and parking garage on its North Portland campus. Work began in April to clear the land for construction of [...]