Truck News


  • News Equipment

    DTNA overcoming supply chain challenges

    October 29, 2018 1:50PM by James Menzies

    AUSTIN, Texas – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is projecting NAFTA Classes 6-8 deliveries to surpass 440,000 units this year, exceeding its initial ambitious projection of 420,000. Year to date, deliveries have totaled 330,000 units, which DTNA chief executive officer

  • DTNA names new head of communications

    September 4, 2018 9:08AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Andrea Corso has been named the new head of communications at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). She assumed the rule Aug. 20, and will handle internal and external corporate communications as well as product communications for the

  • News Equipment

    Canadian suppliers among Daimler’s best

    August 8, 2018 7:46AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Two Canadian suppliers were among the 40 recipients of Daimler Trucks North America’s (DTNA) 2017 Masters of Quality Supplier awards. The awards recognize the top quality component and service suppliers to Freightliner and Western Star. Multimatic Manufacturing

  • News Equipment

    DTNA dealers targeting 24-hour turnaround times

    July 18, 2018 11:50AM by James Menzies

    YOUNTVILLE, Calif. – Stefan Kurschner wants Daimler Trucks North America’s (DTNA) dealerships to be the Starbucks of truck dealers. The senior vice-president, aftermarket for DTNA, wants customers to know they can go to any location in the continent and receive

  • News Equipment

    Freightliner’s EconicSD tailored for Canadian and U.S. market

    April 24, 2018 2:40PM by Derek Clouthier

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Freightliner Trucks today unveiled its EconicSD waste collection truck, a North American offering that focuses on driver comfort and safety. The truck, which was first introduced in Germany in 1998 and updated in 2013, completes the

  • Daimler recaps strong 2017, looks to even stronger 2018

    February 27, 2018 2:44PM by James Menzies

    DTNA boss Roger Nielsen outlines six goals for 2018

  • DTNA adds Class 8 and 6 Freightliner 360 trucks to Mexican market

    November 15, 2017 12:28PM by Derek Clouthier

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has upped its game in the Mexican market, announcing the release of two new Freightliner 360 trucks. The Class 8 2528 and Class 6 1217 join the Class 4 715, which was

  • News Equipment

    New Cascadia gets upgrades, Detroit launches telematics app

    October 23, 2017 2:00PM by Truck News

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Freightliner continues to expand the options available on its new Cascadia, with several enhancements announced at the American Trucking Associations’ annual Management Conference & Exhibition. New upgrades include keyless entry, and a medical device power supply for

  • News Equipment

    DTNA optimistic about year ahead, continuing to push technology

    October 23, 2017 1:35PM by James Menzies

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Roger Nielsen, president and chief executive officer of Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), is anticipating a strong year for truck sales in 2018. “We see a strong finish to 2017, as well as good business next year,”

  • DTNA makes leadership changes in marketing, communications

    August 14, 2017 1:59PM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced two key appointments today, with spokesman David Giroux moving up into the newly created position of director of channel marketing. Giroux will lead the development and implementation of all Freightliner and

  • News Equipment

    At 50, Western Star just getting started

    April 27, 2017 5:06PM by James Menzies

    From humble Canadian roots, Western Star celebrates 50 years in business

  • Product Equipment

    Daimler releases the Detroit DD8

    March 15, 2017 10:37PM by Derek Clouthier

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and its component brand Detroit unveiled the new Detroit DD8 medium-duty engine during the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. The DD8 is a 7.7 liter in-line six-cylinder engine aimed at the vocation

  • In conversation with Daimler’s Martin Daum

    March 3, 2017 5:19PM by James Menzies

    Daum reflects on time leading DTNA as he prepares to take on global responsibilities

  • DTNA’s Martin Daum named to Daimler board

    February 27, 2017 1:15PM by Truck News

    STUTTGART, Germany – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) president and chief executive officer Martin Daum will join Daimler AG’s Board of Management. Daum will join the board March 1, replacing Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, who recently announced his departure from the

  • Daimler names five new executives to its aftermarket and operations organization

    February 24, 2017 1:03PM by Truck West

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has made five appointments to its aftermarket and operations areas. Effective June 1, Rich Simons will take on the role of general manager of aftermarket parts sales; general manager of central service