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    Daimler Trucks’ Inspiration

    April 18, 2017 12:00AM by Jim Park

    LAS VEGAS — What happens in Las Vegas is supposed to stay in Las Vegas, but that certainly not the case with Daimler Trucks’ recently introduced Inspiration Truck. It’s the autonomous commercial vehicle that has taken the world by storm. Literally. Daimler Trucks invited more than 200 journalists from four continents to cover the event, and stories have appeared in over 500 newspapers and on TV news shows all over the globe. Today’s Trucking was there too, of course. And we had our chance to ride in the truck. We were not allowed to drive it at this event because it requires some driver certification, which there wasn’t time to procure. We did come back from the launch event with this video of our test drive, with Equipment Editor Jim Park in the right-hand seat.

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    IAA report #1: the electric scene

    September 28, 2016 12:00AM by Rolf Lockwood

    HANNOVER, Germany — If there was an overall theme to the 2016 version of the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show, it was probably electrification, followed closely by… you guessed it, connectivity.

  • Accuride Inks Deal with Daimler Trucks

    May 28, 2015 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    EVANSVILLE, IN – The commercial vehicle components supplier Accuride Corp. announced on Thursday it recently signed a multi-year agreement with Daimler Trucks North America to supply its American-cast-and-machined Gunite brake drums to Daimler’s aftermarket parts group.

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    Daimler Trucks Expands Home Base, Funds Future Manufacturers

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    PORTLAND, OR. – Daimler Trucks North America announced last week that they are renewing their commitment to the City of Portland by constructing a new headquarters and launching an education program for local schools.

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    Five Million Drivers Needed

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    NEW DELHI, INDIA – Looking for work as a truck driver? India wants you!