Truck News


  • DTNA working with Zonar on next-generation telematics offerings

    July 29, 2015 2:56PM by James Menzies

    YOUNTVILLE, Calif. — Having recently taken a minority ownership stake in tech company Zonar, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is already making the most of that arrangement and transferring to Zonar aspects of its telematics offerings. Detroit Connect’s Visibility Fleet

  • Dealers, customers benefiting from DTNA’s Elite Support program

    July 28, 2015 7:13PM by James Menzies

    YOUNTVILLE, Calif. — It takes more than investments in bricks in mortar to expand the capacity and maximize the efficiency of a dealer network. Investments must also be made into new processes if dealerships are to make the most of

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    DTNA sets new records with October order intake

    November 5, 2014 11:34AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. — October was a banner month for Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), which set an all-time record for order intake in a single month. DTNA says it received orders for 31,304 Classes 6-8 vehicles in October. In addition

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    Daimler to develop medium-duty engine, introduces new safety systems

    October 7, 2014 2:19PM by James Menzies

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) will be bringing a medium-duty Detroit engine to the market. The new DD5 and DD8 are currently under development and being configured for North American operating conditions. They’ll be built upon


    September 30, 2014 6:22AM by James Menzies

    While in Hannover for IAA, our small delegation of North American truck journalists had the chance to sit down with various Daimler execs, including the affable Martin Daum, head of Daimler Trucks North America. Martin didn’t have to meet with

  • 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

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    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

  • 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