Daimler Trucks North America

Marketplace Spring Roundup

An aerodynamic truck, a natural gas engine, trailer suspensions and a powertrain package are among the products featured.

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Daimler recalls 9,800 trucks for two separate defects

Select Freightliner and Western Star models have been recalled for a steering wheel nut defect and a seat weld defect.

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LogBook

Year's top owner-operator named, N.C., Virginia and Missouri in tolling program, FMCSA wants EOBR survey excluded and more industry news items are featured.

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Daimler debuts Detroit Transmission

This completes the truck manufacturer's goal of full powertrain integration to complement its Detroit axle and heavy-duty engine offerings.

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Obama announces alt-energy plan at Daimler Trucks plant

President Obama announced a $1 billion initiative to spur deployment of clean, advanced vehicles.

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Daimler recalling Freightliner, Western Star trucks

Daimler Trucks North America is recalling more than 103,000 of its Class 8 trucks manufactured between 2006 and this year.

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Drivetrain Revolution

Innovative approaches to drivetrain design promise more efficient highway cruising.

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Let the (fuel-mileage) games begin!

When owner-operator Henry Albert proposed that he test speed's effect on fuel mileage on his blog Feb. 22 by dropping his top speed from 65 to 60, he sparked a wellspring of commentary from his readers. At first, he marveled at all the reaction. In the end, however, it's easily explained: simple, quantifiable results are what any business owner wants and needs to help ensure the success of any change or investment. It's no less understandable ...

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Daimler trucks meet 2014 greenhouse gas regs

DTNA’s GHG14 compliance came a year ahead of the mandate for certification by the EPA and the Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Alliance starts fantasy race league

Truckers can enter weekly challenges to predict top 10 finishers in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series with a possibility of wining $100,000 for perfect predictions, Alliance Truck Parts announced. The fantasy racing league contest is one of several promotions the Daimler Trucks North America parts franchise is offering in its sponsorship of the No. 12 Dodge Challenger that Sam Hornish Jr. is driving. Dealerships, truck service locations, online sites and stop of the Alliance Truck Parts Pit Stop ...

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