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Business, Equipment

DTNA Targets 24-Hour Dealer Repair Turnarounds

Stefan Kurschner Kurschner said that DTNA believes that a 24-turnaround times for dealer repairs is a "feasible goal." (Joe Howard/Transport Topics)

YOUNTVILLE, Calif. — Daimler Trucks North America is targeting 24-hour turnaround times for truck repairs at its dealerships and is expanding its aftermarket component business as it moves to boost its parts and repair business, company executives said.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
July 18, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

DTNA Expands Connectivity Services on Cascadia Model

Freightliner Cascadia (Freightliner)

Daimler Trucks North America introduced two new connectivity services into its Detroit Connect portfolio, Detroit Connect Direct and a wireless in-cab device connection.

Transport Topics
June 12, 2018
Business, Equipment

DTNA Adds Parts Distribution Center in Iowa

DTNA warehouse DTNA's new distribution center in Grimes, Iowa. (Daimler Trucks North America)

Daimler Trucks North America announced the opening of its newest parts distribution center in Grimes, Iowa, intended to provide faster service to customers located in the Midwest.

Transport Topics
May 18, 2018
Business

DTNA Announces Senior Leadership Changes

Western Star Western Star 4900 (Daimler Trucks North America)

Daimler Trucks North America announced three high-level appointments in its manufacturing and remanufacturing operations.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
April 26, 2018
Business, Equipment

SelecTrucks Launches Roadside Asistance Program

Used-truck dealership SelecTrucks launched a heavy-duty emergency roadside assistance program that promises response times of less than an hour.

Transport Topics
March 2, 2018
Business, Technology

SXSW Festival to Include High-Tech Trucking

SXSW banner engadget Via YouTube

Trucking is getting hip with the South by Southwest Conference and Festivals in Austin, Texas, claiming a spot on the agenda of a show that typically celebrates creativity in music, film and interactive technology.

Transport Topics
March 2, 2018
Business, Equipment

DTNA Sees Surging Truck Market in 2018

Western Star Truck Western Star Truck (Daimler Trucks North America)

When Daimler Trucks North America looks at 2018, it anticipates a surging truck market, constrained supply lines, customers’ need for faster uptime aided by predictive technology and the steady advance of electric powertrains, the company’s top executive said.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
February 28, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

DTNA Unveils DD8 Engine for Medium-Duty Lineup

Freightliner Freightliner 114 SD Dump Truck. (DTNA)

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Daimler Trucks North America announced the addition of the Detroit DD8 diesel engine to its medium-duty lineup.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
February 6, 2018
Business, Technology

DTNA Adds Features to Repair-Focused Mobile App

Daimler Trucks North America announced enhancements to its Express WriteUp app, which allows service advisers at Freightliner and Western Star dealerships to create repair orders with a mobile device.

Transport Topics
January 9, 2018
Business

TAG Truck Center, Lonestar Truck Group Merge

TAG Truck Center and Lonestar Truck Group, which described themselves as closely aligned dealerships, merged into a new company named TNTX, effective Jan. 1.

Transport Topics
January 3, 2018

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