Daimler Trucks North America

Business, Equipment, Safety

Commercial Vehicle World Focuses on Business Continuity

Pressure Systems International Pressure Systems International in San Antonio. (Pressure Systems International)

While truck drivers are out delivering freight to restock bare shelves or deliver medicines and other vital goods, commercial vehicle manufacturers, dealers and suppliers in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic are focused on keeping their employees healthy and ensuring services, equipment and components remain available to fleets.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 18, 2020
Business, Equipment

FlowBelow Products Added to Alliance Parts Catalog

FlowBelow Aero Inc. FlowBelow aerodynamic trailer equipment on display at an industry show in 2018. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

FlowBelow Aero Inc., a supplier of tractor-mounted aerodynamic products, announced that starting in April, it will be included in the product catalog from Alliance Parts.

February 21, 2020
Business, Technology

DTNA Brings Cascadia to Down Under Markets

Cascadia RHD Freightliner

Daimler Trucks North America announced Nov. 22 the availability of the right-hand drive Freightliner Cascadia for Australian and New Zealand markets.

November 25, 2019
Business, Equipment

Alliance Parts Expands Offerings, Retail Footprint

Alliance Parts, a unit of Daimler Trucks North America, announced it expanded its parts portfolio and increased its retail footprint with the goal of delivering parts in 24 hours or less.

July 22, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Trucking Firms Large and Small Urged to Think Electric

Greg Treinen Greg Treinen, a sales and marketing manager at Daimler Trucks North America, said more than 30 fleets are involved in the company’s advisory council on electric trucks. (Jim Stinson/Transport Topics)

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Regional trucking firms should take a good long look at electric trucks, experts in the industry said.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
April 24, 2019
Business, Equipment, Fuel

Daimler Posts Lower Earnings Despite Record Truck Sales

Freightliner's Cascadia Freightliner

Daimler AG, citing regulatory and trade headwinds, reported a decline in net income for the fourth quarter and full 2018 while revenue inched up in both periods amid an all-time record for global truck sales.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 6, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Daimler Delivers Freightliner Electric Truck to Penske

DTNA CEO Roger Nielsen delivers the first Freightliner eM2 to Penske DTNA CEO Roger Nielsen delivers the first Freightliner eM2 electric commercial vehicle to Penske Truck Leasing CEO Brian Hard on Dec. 20. (Daimler Trucks North America)

Daimler Trucks North America on Dec. 20 delivered to Penske Truck Leasing the first in a series of electric trucks Penske plans to deploy in California and the Pacific Northwest.

December 20, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

Daimler Reports Lower 3Q Results Despite Gains in North American Truck Sales

Cascadia on display A 2018 Cascadia on display at Technology & Maintenance Council. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Daimler AG reported lower net income and revenue in the third quarter despite gains at its North American truck business. The company — the world’s largest luxury car manufacturer also is the largest truck maker — had forecast the results in recently released guidance.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 25, 2018
Business, Technology

Redesigned Sprinter Offers Enhanced Suite of Technologies

The redesigned Sprinter The redesigned Sprinter van provides a suite of technologies. (Joe Howard/Transport Topics)

HANOVER, Germany — The redesigned Sprinter van from Daimler Trucks and Buses gives commercial customers a suite of technologies that offers a way for fleet managers, vehicles and drivers to stay connected via a system tailored to their needs, the company said during the IAA Commercial Vehicles show.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
September 25, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Top 100

DTNA Selects Penske, NFI to Test Vehicle Electrification

eCascadia Freightliner eCascadia (DTNA)

Daimler Trucks North America announced Penske Truck Leasing and NFI Industries will operate the first trucks in its Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet of battery-electric eCascadia heavy-duty trucks and eM2 106 medium-duty trucks beginning late this year.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 28, 2018