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Daimler Recalling 938 Trucks for Faulty Seat Belt Buckles

April 23, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Owner Operators, Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said today that Daimler Trucks North America is recalling nearly a thousand heavy-duty trucks equipped with faulty seat belt buckles. The affected models include certain 2014 Freightliner 108SD, 114SD, 122SD, Coronado, Argosy, Cascadia, Columbia, and M2 Business Class, and Western Star 4700, and [...]

Daimler Trucks Expands ‘Finish First’ Tech Training Program

April 9, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Technology

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has expanded its Finish First technician training program delivering advanced training for Freightliner and Western Star commercial vehicles in partnership with Universal Technical Institute (UTI), a leader in automotive and diesel technical training. The expansion comes in response to growing demand from DTNA dealerships across [...]

Some Freightliner Cascadia Trucks Recalled Due to Wiring

January 23, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Regulations, Safety

Daimler Trucks North America is recalling some 2013-2014 model year Freightliner Cascadia trucks that were manufactured between Dec. 11, 2012, and Nov. 27, 2013 that are equipped with a Meritor Wabco electronically controlled air suspension (ECAS) system. In the affected vehicles, the wiring harnesses for the ECAS may have been [...]

Mark Lampert Retires as Daimler Trucks’ Senior VP of Sales, Marketing

January 23, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News

Daimler Trucks North America announced Wednesday that Mark Lampert, senior vice president of sales and marketing, will retire at the end of March, following more than 20 years of service with the company. Richard Howard will assume the position of Daimler Trucks North America sales and marketing senior vice president on [...]

Daimler Trucks Readies New Fleet, Driver Loyalty Program

January 21, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Owner Operators

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) this week announced a new customer loyalty program for owner-operators and small fleets. Known as Truck Bucks, this loyalty program will be aimed at rewarding customers with parts and service specials at Freightliner, Western Star, Detroit and Thomas Built Buses service locations. Customers enrolled in [...]

Daimler Announces Winners of Alliance Truck Parts Contest

October 28, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News

Daimler Trucks North America has announced the winners of the 2013 Alliance Truck Parts Race to Homestead Challenge. The dealer winners will enjoy all-expenses-paid trips  to the NASCAR Nationwide Series championship race on Nov. 16, 2013. The award includes a once-in-a-lifetime VIP race experience with Alliance Truck Parts driver, Sam [...]

Freightliner Trucks’ Aufdemberg Named to WIT Panel

October 4, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News

Freightliner Trucks has announced that Mary Aufdemberg — the director of product marketing for Freightliner Trucks — has been named to the Women In Trucking board of directors. Women In Trucking was established to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments and minimize obstacles faced [...]

Daimler Trucks North America Launches Careers App

June 20, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Technology

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has launched its DTNA Careers app for candidates interested in pursuing a career with the company. Positions across the company range from the factory to the office, including production, maintenance, engineering, IT, finance and controlling, sales, marketing, and supply chain management. The DTNA Careers app [...]

Remy Nets its 7th Daimler Trucks Quality Award

June 12, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News

Remy International, Inc., which manufactures and distributes Delco Remy heavy-duty starters and alternators, has received the 2012 Masters of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). The award is the highest level of recognition that Daimler presents to its suppliers. And it marks the seventh occasion and fifth consecutive year [...]