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Western Star Truck Promotes Trucking Careers and the Industry for Canadian Women

The campaign to attract more women to the Canadian trucking industry now has its most visible promotion yet. The Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada (WTFC) recently unveiled a 2019 Western Star 5700XE with a promotional wrap featuring the organization’s name and pictures of its members. The 5700XE model, which is owned by Sharp Transportation Systems, […]

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Western Star Awards “STAR Performer Class of 2017” Dealer Sales Professionals

Western Star recently named its “STAR Performer Class of 2017”. Part of the annual STAR Performer Sales Achievement program, this award recognizes and rewards the top-selling sales professionals at Western Star dealerships in the U.S. and Canada. All recipients met or exceeded goals relating to truck sales, financing and training certification. In all, 25 Western […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Announces Collision Mitigation System, Air Disc Brakes Now Standard on the New Freightliner Cascadia

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today announced that the Detroit™ Assurance® 4.0 collision mitigation system and Meritor® EX+ L air disc brakes are standard on all new Freightliner Cascadia® truck models. DTNA’s products and innovations were viewed at the 2018 TMC Annual Meeting in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center, March 5–8, in booth #1505. […]

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SelecTrucks Launches Roadside Select, 24/7 Emergency Roadside Assistance Program

SelecTrucks is excited to launch a new premier heavy-duty emergency roadside assistance program, Roadside Select. This program is powered by Roadside Masters, North America’s largest 24/7 roadside assistance program for commercial vehicles, currently serving thousands of owner-operators and fleets. Roadside Masters is widely trusted among owner-operators for their quick response times, coast to coast support […]

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New Detroit Engine Strengthens Commitment to Vocational Market, Expands Product Portfolio

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced the start of vehicle production on February 5, 2018 with the new Detroit™ DD8™ engine. The engine is the latest addition to Detroit’s expansive powertrain portfolio. The success of the DD8 engine further increases Detroit’s overall market leadership and complements the already-in-production DD5™ engine for medium-duty and vocational markets. […]

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Jeff Sather Appointed President and CEO of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today announced that Jeff Sather has accepted the position of president and CEO of its subsidiary Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC). In this position, Sather will lead all operations of the market-leading manufacturer of motorhome, walk-in van, school bus and commercial bus chassis. In his most recent role, Sather acted […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Goes Digital On Its Spot Freight Deliveries

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is launching a new digital platform for its contracted freight carriers in the United States to match them with the company’s spot loads using a customized version of an app developed by Loadsmart. “To manufacture trucks, we need carriers to deliver components and parts to our plants,” said Lori Heino-Royer, […]

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Daimler Trucks North America announces new functionality for Express WriteUp

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today announced enhancements to its Express WriteUp mobile application. Express WriteUp allows service advisors at Freightliner and Western Star dealerships to create repair orders (ROs) with a mobile device. When a vehicle arrives at a repair facility, the service advisor can access warranty repair coverage, repair history and fault code […]

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German Design Council Honors Freightliner New Cascadia with Awards

Freightliner Trucks’ new Cascadia® model recently won two 2017 Automotive Brand Contest awards – one for Exterior Volume Brand, the other for Interior Volume Brand. The Exterior Volume Brand award recognizes design in all vehicle classes, while the Interior Volume Brand focuses on features such as cockpits, instruments, airbags, paneling, seats, color and trim. Hosted […]

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Daimler Trucks North America launches 3D printed parts program

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) will make its first delivery of plastic parts produced using 3D printing technologies to its customers in the coming weeks as part of a pilot program. As a market leader and pioneer of emerging technologies, the trucking company is confident that these new technologies will soon play a significant role in […]

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Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) Announces Senior Leadership Changes in Corporate Communications and Channel Marketing

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announces two key transitions in the senior leadership of channel marketing and corporate communications for the company. David Giroux is taking over as director of channel marketing, DTNA. In this newly created position, David will lead the development and implementation of all Freightliner and Detroit brand marketing communications and brand […]

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