Daimler Trucks North America

Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Autonomous

Daimler Records Higher Net Income on Lower Revenue in Q3

Daimler Cascadia truck A Daimler Freightliner Cascadia truck. Third-quarter revenue fell to $47.6 billion compared with $51.2 billion a year earlier. (Daimler AG)

Daimler AG reported higher net income on lower revenue in the third quarter as core markets began to recover from the impact of COVID-19.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 23, 2020
Business, Equipment, Safety

DTNA Recalls Trucks Over Brake Light Issue

Freightliner Cascadia A Class 8 Freightliner Cascadia at a 2018 industry show. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Daimler Trucks North America announced it is recalling certain 2017-2021 Class 8 Cascadia P4 vehicles due to possible brake light issues.

October 5, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Daimler’s Nielsen Believes Truck Production, Sales Improving

Roger Nielsen Daimler Trucks North America CEO Roger Nielsen speaks at an industry event in 2019. He recently said sales for Class 6, Class 7 and Class 8 at DTNA have recovered well since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Daimler Trucks North America CEO Roger Nielsen sees the production and sale of new trucks reaching replacement levels by the end of 2020.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
August 27, 2020
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Schneider to Test Freightliner eCascadia Through 2021

Schneider truck and Freightliner eCascadia truck Schneider said it will test Freightliner's eCascadia through 2021 to address potential challenges to widespread adoption of electric trucks. (left: John Sommers II for Transport Topics; right: Daimler Trucks North America)

Schneider said it will test the Freightliner eCascadia through 2021 to address potential challenges to widespread use of commercial battery-electric vehicles.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
August 26, 2020
Business, Equipment

Alliance Parts Adds 100th Location

An Alliance Parts store The interior of an Alliance Parts store. Alliance, a brand of Daimler Trucks North America, has opened its 100th location, in Lexington, S.C. (Alliance Parts)

Alliance Parts, a brand of Daimler Trucks North America, expanded its retail footprint with the opening of its 100th location, in Lexington, S.C.

June 19, 2020
Business, Equipment

SelecTrucks Adds Phoenix-Area Location

SelecTrucks dealership in Louisville, Ky. Used trucks for sale at a SelecTrucks dealership in Louisville, Ky. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

SelecTrucks announced it added SelecTrucks of Phoenix, a Velocity Truck Centers dealership, as the 28th location in its network.

June 1, 2020
Business, Equipment

Mitsubishi-Fuso to End US, Canadian Sales

Mitsubishi Fuso Canter FE130 A Mitsubishi Fuso Canter FE130. (Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp.)

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp. is exiting the U.S. and Canadian markets as part of a strategic shift to focus on other regions, but will maintain service support for vehicles now on the road, the company announced.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
May 28, 2020
Business, Equipment

Daimler Profit Drops Amid Falling Demand

Freightliner trucks Freightliner trucks at a factory in Cleveland, N.C. (Freightliner Trucks via YouTube)

Daimler AG reported net income plunged 92%, and revenue slipped 6% in the first quarter as a result of the novel coronavirus.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 29, 2020
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

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