Daimler Trucks North America

Freightliner hybrid to haul ‘MythBusters’ equipment

| October 07, 2010

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 ...

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Overdrive Staff | September 01, 2010

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.

U.S. Xpress exec gets milestone Freightliner

| August 06, 2010

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

An industry in transition

Linda Longton | August 01, 2010

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.

Daimler, Volvo challenge Navistar test

Jack Roberts | July 22, 2010

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

Daimler OKs Portland truck plant contract

| July 07, 2010

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

Daimler increases truck production

| June 30, 2010

Company announced it will recall approximately 540 workers to three of its manufacturing facilities in North Carolina.

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Overdrive Staff | May 04, 2010

Back on the Road winner get a Volvo, a Highway hero is named, the FMCSA proposes texting ban, the FMCSA posts carrier safety data and more current issues are featured.

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