Daimler Trucks North America

Daimler adding 628 jobs in N.C. plants

Officials confirmed the company will add about 1,300 total jobs at all of its truck and parts manufacturing facilities during the first half of the year.

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Win the warranty game

There’s no shortage of reasons for invalidating a warranty. Trump them all with proper PM and get your claim honored.

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Time for an overhaul

Oil analysis and other information can help you determine if an engine’s ripe for rebuilding. The same diagnoses might postpone an overhaul or eliminate engine failure.

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Daimler, Walmart team on hybrid truck

Daimler Trucks North America LLC and Walmart have teamed to build a hybrid electric Freightliner Cascadia.

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Freightliner hybrid to haul ‘MythBusters’ equipment

A 2010 Freightliner M2 106 hybrid dry van will haul equipment for the Discovery Channel’s show, “MythBusters,” Daimler Trucks North America announced. The business class hybrid is equipped with selective catalytic reduction emissions technology, an Eaton parallel hybrid-electric drive unit and is compliant with the Environmental Protection Agency’s emission standards. For details go to Freightliner Trucks.   

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LogBook

Freight plan bill favors rail, bill would increase truck weight, a milestone truck is delivered, carrier safety rataings are available and much more industry news items are featured.

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U.S. Xpress exec gets milestone Freightliner

CEO Max Fuller took delivery of his 50,000th truck of a single make – Freightliner.

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An industry in transition

Truck makers share thooughts on top issues such as their biggest challenge in the next five years, customers' spec'ing choices and verticle integration of truck components.

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Daimler, Volvo challenge Navistar test

Daimler Trucks North America and Volvo Trucks North America issued sharp rebukes of a “fluid economy” road test commissioned by Navistar.

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Daimler OKs Portland truck plant contract

The three-year collective bargaining agreements cover workers in four unions.

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