Daimler Says Its 1Q Truck Sales Fall; Sees ‘Slight Increase’ in Full-Year Sales

John Sommers II for TT

Daimler AG said Wednesday its first-quarter North American truck sales slipped 3%, while its worldwide truck unit sales fell by 6%.

April 24, 2013

Daimler to Recall Freightliner Cascadia Trucks for Light Issue

Daimler Trucks North America will recall about 46,000 Freightliner Cascadia trucks due to a software glitch that may cause the daytime running lights to turn off, the company said in a report released by the federal government Wednesday.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
March 27, 2013
Special Coverage, Business

Freightliner Cascadia Evolution Passes 10,000-Order Mark

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Freightliner Trucks’ Cascadia Evolution passed the 10,000-order threshold after less than a year in production, and the company rebranded its Coronado model as the 122 SD, the company said here at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 21, 2013

Freightliner Recalls 1,248 M2 Trucks

Freightliner Trucks has issued a recall for 1,248 of its M2 models built in February and March because of faulty software related to the operation of headlights.

May 22, 2012

Daimler Adding Shift at N.C. Freightliner Plant; Will Hire 1,100 Workers This Year

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MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Daimler Trucks North America officials said they will be adding a second shift to the company’s heavy-duty truck plant in Cleveland, N.C., adding 1,100 jobs over the course of this year.

January 12, 2012

Freightliner Unveils Models for Severe-Duty Sector

LAS VEGAS — Freightliner Trucks introduced two new severe-duty trucks last week at the 2011 ConExpo/ConAgg construction conference and equipment exhibition here, in a move by Daimler Trucks North America to recapture market share in vocational vehicles.

March 28, 2011

Penske Orders 750 Freightliner SCR Trucks

Penske Truck Leasing has ordered 750 Freightliner Cascadia trucks with selective catalytic reduction technology, making the manufacturer the majority supplier of 2010 tractors to Penske, Freightliner said.

May 3, 2010