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DTNA pledges support for EPA Cleaner Truck Initiative

The leading commercial truck manufacturer in North America, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) attended the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announcement of the Cleaner Truck Initiative yesterday at the agency’s headquarters. The announcement was attended by leaders of major North American truck OEMs, representatives from the American Trucking Association, and government officials. The initiative kicks off […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Announces Technician Skills Competition Winners

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) recently hosted its inaugural Technician Skills Competition. This unique competition gives DTNA the opportunity to challenge and acknowledge outstanding technician abilities. “Our service technicians work hard to deliver uptime and keep our customers on the road. The quality of our service technicians is essential to deliver an unsurpassed customer experience […]

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Walther Engineering and Manufacturing Company Recognized with DTNA’s Masters of Quality Award for 2017

Walther Engineering and Manufacturing Company (WEMC) has been selected by Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) to achieve their Masters of Quality Award for 2017.     WEMC is one of an elite list of DTNA suppliers who have met the high standards for quality, delivery, technology and cost performance required to be recognized with this […]

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Detroit Celebrates 80th Anniversary as One Millionth HDEP Produced

As Detroit observes its 80th anniversary this year, parent company Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is marking another important achievement – the production of its one millionth heavy-duty engine platform (HDEP) engine. The one millionth HDEP engine is a shared milestone between Detroit’s Redford, Mich.-based manufacturing facility and Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz plant in Mannheim, […]

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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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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 (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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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 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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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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Elite Support Network Expands Across North America

Daimler Trucks North America’s (DTNA) network of Elite Support Certified dealers has expanded across North America with a number of new locations. The network of dealers committed to exceptional customer service now stands at 113 locations and counting. Elite Support is a collaborative initiative between DTNA and its truck dealers that focuses on continuously improving […]

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DTNA Recalling Some Cascadias, Western Stars for Seat Defects

Daimler Trucks North America has announced that it’s recalling certain model year 2012 Freightliner Cascadia and Western Star 4900 vehicles manufactured from Dec. 22, 2011, through Feb. 23 of this year because of possibly defective seats. The seats are certain National Seat brands and the potential number affected is 8,747. DTNA recalled the vehicles because […]

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