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Old Dominion Drives Its 15,000th Freightliner Truck Off Assembly Line

Freightliner and Old Dominion celebrate 26-partnership during celebration at DTNA’s Cleveland Truck Manufacturing Plant  Freightliner Trucks and Old Dominion Freight Line celebrated its longtime partnership at a celebration at Daimler Truck North America’s (DTNA) Cleveland, N.C. truck manufacturing plant. Old Dominion Vice Chairman of the Board and CEO David Congdon was behind the wheel of […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Introduces New Technology to Enhance the Customer Experience

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announces technological innovations to improve the customer experience with the introduction of Express WriteUp and updates to Uptime Pro.  Express WriteUp is a mobile application that allows service advisors to wirelessly create a complete repair order. When a vehicle arrives at the service location, the service advisor can obtain all […]

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Commemorative Freightliner 122SD Marks Werner Enterprises’ 60th Anniversary

Freightliner Trucks executives recently delivered a commemorative 2017 Freightliner 122SD to Werner Enterprises founder and Executive Chairman C.L. Werner during the company’s 60th Anniversary Jubilee in Omaha, Nebraska. “We are proud of our long partnership with Werner, and were excited to collaborate with them to build this special truck,” said Steve Mignardi, director of National […]

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Freightliner Inspiration Truck Unveiled at Hoover Dam

In a spectacular evening ceremony at Hoover Dam, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) unveiled the Freightliner Inspiration Truck to several hundred international news media, trucking industry analysts and officials. The Freightliner Inspiration Truck is the first licensed autonomous commercial truck to operate on an open public highway in the United States. Developed by engineers at […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Celebrates the Production of its 3,000,000th Vehicle

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today marked the production of its 3,000,000th vehicle in North America. The milestone was commemorated by the delivery of a Freightliner Cascadia® Evolution to representatives from Schneider at DTNA’s manufacturing facility in Cleveland, North Carolina. “Daimler Trucks North America is committed to pacing the industry in terms of engineering and […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Recognizes 44 Masters of Quality

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has recognized 44 North American manufacturers from the United States, Canada, and Mexico as recipients of its highest award for its suppliers: the 2012 Masters of Quality Supplier Award.  The selected suppliers provide top quality components for Freightliner and Western Star truck brands. The annual program, now in its 26th […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Adds Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems to Its Aftermarket Offering

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has launched new tire pressure monitoring technology as an aftermarket offering for its Freightliner, Western Star and Thomas Built Buses commercial vehicles. Introduced during the 2012 Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, the new system allows real-time tire performance monitoring for better fuel economy and safety. The new system provides […]

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Daimler's new Aerodynamics Truck and Trailer, introduced at the IAA show in Germany this week.

Daimler Unveils ‘Aerodynamics Truck and Trailer’ in Europe

Daimler’s European business has strayed outside its normal comfort zone, designing a trailer optimized for maximum efficiency with the company’s own Actros tractor. The Aerodynamics Truck and Trailer, unveiled at the International Motor Show this week, will reduce a semi-trailer’s fuel consumption to less than 25 litres per 100 kilometres, officials said, representing a fuel […]

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Daimler to Add More Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Dealers in US

Daimler AG announced its plans to increase the number of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter commercial van dealers in U.S. by 27 percent to as many as 250. The vehicle was introduced by the automobile manufacturer’s U.S. commercial van manufacturing unit two years ago. Till then the vehicle was sold by Dodge and Freightliner from 2001 to 2009. […]

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Trucks Use GPS To Anticipate Hills, Save Fuel

Daimler has debuted a new speed control system on their long-haul trucks that uses GPS data to automatically choose the right gear for going up or down a hill. Available on the Mercedes-Benz Actros, Predictive Power Control takes advantage of topographic data programmed into the truck’s GPS in order to properly shift the truck’s 12-speed […]

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