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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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