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  • Daimler names winners of its Masters of Quality award

    August 5, 2014 9:52AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America announced the recipients of its 2013 Masters of Quality Supplier awards – its highest award for suppliers. DTNA recognizes suppliers in the United States, Canada and Mexico who supply quality components for Freightliner

  • DTNA breaks ground at new corporate headquarters

    July 18, 2014 8:33PM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today broke ground at the site of its new corporate headquarters on Swan Island in Portland, Ore. Construction will begin immediately, the company announced, cementing the its future in Portland. “With our

  • Daimler demonstrates self-driving trucks

    July 3, 2014 7:36PM by James Menzies

    Autonomous trucks are ready to roll. All that awaits now is the legislative framework to allow them.

  • Detroit celebrates production of 250,000th DD engine, one-millionth axle

    June 25, 2014 2:17PM by Truck News

    DETROIT, Mich. – Detroit Diesel Corporation has a lot to celebrate today, as it marks the production of its 250,000th DD series engine and its one-millionth axle. The DD series heavy-duty engine was the largest investment made in product development

  • Daimler launches new online truck parts platform

    June 24, 2014 12:34PM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has launched a new online tool, Pinnacle Truck Parts, that delivers uptime by simplifying the ordering process.   This new solution allows customers to see a part’s availability and pricing at their

  • News Equipment

    Daimler SuperTruck hits target a year ahead of schedule

    June 19, 2014 1:20PM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has achieved the goals set out for it during the Department of Energy’s SuperTruck program, a full year ahead of schedule. The truck maker announced today it has demonstrated a 50% improvement

  • Detroit Connect awarded Best Telematics Solution from Telematics Update

    June 9, 2014 1:12PM by Truck News

    DETROIT, Mich. – Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) announced that the Detroit Connect brand was decorated with the Best Telematics Service or Solutions for Commercial Vehicles award today from Telematics Update. More than 400 nominations for this award were received


    May 27, 2014 7:53AM by James Menzies

    I spent a few days last week in Detroit talking integration with the Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) folks. They took the wraps off the new Integrated Detroit Powertrain (IDP), which features the Detroit DD15 engine, DT12 automated mechanical transmission

  • Daimler boosts powertrain integration, employs downspeeding

    May 22, 2014 11:31AM by James Menzies

    DETROIT, Mich. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has upped its fuel economy gain once again, assembling a fully integrated powertrain that utilizes downspeeding. The company has set a goal of improving on its fuel economy by 5% every two

  • Product Transportation

    New Coronado brochure available

    April 19, 2005 10:03AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Freightliner Trucks has published a new brochure on its Coronado truck model.