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Daimler Trucks Announces Automated Truck R&D Center in Portland

Daimler Trucks announced today the creation of an Automated Truck Research and Development Center in Portland, Ore. The facility will be located at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) headquarters on Swan Island in Portland, where DTNA already has a significant research and development presence, including a full-scale heavy-duty truck wind tunnel on Swan Island and […]

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New Freightliner EconicSD Waste Collection Truck Unveiled at WasteExpo

• The Freightliner EconicSD is an innovative, low-entry COE waste collection truck. • Equipped with the new Detroit DD8 mid-range engine and the Detroit Assurance suite of safety systems, the Freightliner EconicSD is a customer-centric solution with productivity, safety and uptime at its foundation.  • The Freightliner EconicSD will be available to order starting in the summer of […]

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Western Star Rewards Veterans with Discount Program

Western Star Trucks and Daimler Truck Financial (DTF) are proud to announce that their program to give discounts on new trucks to U.S. and Canadian military veterans will continue throughout 2018. The Western Star VetStar Military Appreciation Program, which launched in 2017, offers U.S. veterans up to a $2,000 match on a down payment on […]

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Daimler Trucks North America’s Cleveland, North Carolina Facility to Donate $100,000 to the United Way

To help the community through its DaimlerCares program, Daimler Trucks North America’s (DTNA) truck manufacturing plant in Cleveland, N.C. donated $100,000 to the Rowan County Chapter of United Way, along with $20,000 in donations to seven other non-profits. The other groups include: ·        Cleveland Elementary School, Cleveland, N.C. ·        German Language and Culture Foundation, Charlotte, […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Testing Platooning Systems on U.S. Highways, Pushing to Improve Fuel Efficiency, Driver Productivity, Safety

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has been testing platooning systems on test tracks and select U.S. highways, demonstrating how the new technology can improve fuel efficiency, driver productivity, convenience and safety. The first step of platooning is called “pairing,” where two trucks travel in tandem at distances closer than what is possible under manual operation. […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Expands Elite Support Network to 262 Locations

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announces the certification of Boyer Trucks in Rogers, MN as the 262nd Elite Support℠ location. The Elite Support network is committed to creating an exceptional customer experience. Elite Support is a collaborative initiative between DTNA and its dealer partners that focuses on continuously improving the customer experience through: ·Express Assessment: […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Launches Inaugural NACV Show with Innovative Vehicle Lineup, Technological Leadership

To kick-off the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV), Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) will host a press conference to showcase an exciting range of on-highway and vocational trucks, along with technologically advanced engines and components. These provide the broadest range of solutions for customers looking for the most optimized fuel efficiency, safety options, […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Opens Two Retail Alliance Truck Parts Stores

Daimler Trucks North America announced the opening of the first Alliance Truck Parts retail stores in Hartford, Connecticut and El Centro, California.  Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has been working closely with a number of North American dealers to develop an Alliance Truck Parts retail store strategy to better serve the needs of small to […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Celebrates a Century of Innovation

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is set to celebrate a century of innovation with anniversaries of Freightliner, Detroit, Western Star and Thomas Built Bus brands.   Throughout 2017 DTNA will celebrate its legacy of delivering uncompromising quality, value and durability for more than one hundred years.  With advanced engineering solutions—like Detroit™ engines, best-in-class safety systems, […]

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Daimler Trucks North America to Participate in SuperTruck II Initiative

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced that it has been selected to receive a $20 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the SuperTruck II program. The new award is part of a multimillion dollar, multi-year program to increase the fuel economy of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles while decreasing carbon pollution. The […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Set to Begin Production of the Detroit™ DD5™ Engine in the Freightliner M2106 this Fall

Daimler Trucks North America announced that it will begin production of Freightliner® M2106 trucks equipped with the DD5™ engine beginning in October. The DD5 is the newest Detroit engine to be released and is built off of the same sound principles and design that have led to overwhelming success of its heavy duty platform which […]

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Freightliner Trucks Presents 2016 Ride of Pride Truck to Schneider

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) recently presented the 2016 Ride of Pride truck to Schneider during a special ceremony commemorating military veterans. The Ride of Pride program was founded in 2002 by Ed Keeter, a Vietnam War veteran and former shift manager at DTNA’s manufacturing plant in Cleveland, N.C., as a way to recognize military […]

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