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Daimler Trucks Fights Tighter Emission Controls in Mexico as Smog Worsens

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Daimler AG and other truck makers are fighting to delay new emissions standards in Mexico as the government struggles to control the worst smog in the capital city in 14 years.

June 27, 2016
Business

Daimler Trucks Widens Global Parts Sharing to Bolster Profit

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Daimler AG’s trucks division, seeking to recover from a profit warning last month, aims to boost future earnings with a plan to cut costs by sharing more engines, axles and other components across units in North America, Europe and Asia.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
June 9, 2016
Business

DTNA Commits to North American Commercial Vehicle Show

Martin Daum via Bloomberg News

Daimler Trucks North America on May 23 announced its intention to exhibit at the first-ever North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta in September 2017.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
May 23, 2016
Business

Daimler Cuts Sales Forecast as Class 8 Orders Stall

Daimler Trucks said it lowered its outlook for overall North American truck sales for Classes 6-8 in 2016 as orders for Class 8 trucks especially have not revived. It now forecasts sales will be off about 15% compared with 2015, down from its previous forecast of a 10% decline.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
May 20, 2016
Business

European Truck Makers Daimler, Volvo Report Lower First-Quarter Net Income

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European truckmakers Daimler AG and Volvo Group reported lower net income for the first quarter amid a softer North American market.

April 22, 2016
Business

DTNA Opens New Headquarters Building in Portland

Daimler Trucks North America

Daimler Trucks North America on April 19 officially opened its new headquarters building in North Portland, Oregon.

April 19, 2016
Business

Jury Issues $51 Million Verdict Against Daimler

Daimler Trucks North America

A jury in New Orleans has issued a $51.5 million judgment against Daimler Trucks North America after a 2012 incident that left a woman badly injured.

April 17, 2016
Business

Wurst-Case Scenario: Sausage Hog Sparks Shout-Fest at Daimler Annual Meeting

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As Daimler AG shareholders approved the biggest dividend in the company’s history, two investors got into a fight at its annual general meeting over complimentary sausages.

April 6, 2016
Business, Technology

Daimler's Autonomous Platoon Debuts on Germany's Autobahn

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DÜSSELDORF, Germany — Daimler Trucks demonstrated what it called the next milestone in autonomous driving by running a three-truck platoon on a public stretch of the autobahn.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
March 28, 2016
Business

Analysis: Trucks Make Everyone Smarter in Bernhard’s Connected Vision

DÜSSELDORF, Germany — Wolfgang Bernhard, the head of Daimler AG’s global truck and bus unit, said the connected truck — beyond being a benefit to the entire supply chain — offers technology that leads to a “happy driver.”

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
March 28, 2016

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