Daimler

Blacked out for the night?

How long before Class 8 trucks come equipped with SmartGlass technology? Lately making inroads in concept cars at auto shows around the world, the SPD-Smart window-tint technology by Research Frontiers enables a vehicle's operator to, with the push of a button, apply varying degrees of tint to one or more windows to keep the outside out. I can't help but see potential applications for night haulers looking for some shut-eye in the heat of a ...

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Daimler adds workers

More than 1,230 employees will be added to the company's manufacturing and administrative payroll in three locations.

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Hot trucking sectors draw attention

Two big parts of the trucking industry are bouncing back very strong and getting the attention of financial media outside of trucking.

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Daimler Trucks offers e-mail savings

Daimler Trucks North America, based in Portland, Ore., offers commercial truck operators the option to receive e-mail notifications of offers containing savings on commonly-used parts, service and preventive maintenance repairs.

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Daimler engines rated high

Daimler Trucks North America, based in Redford, Mich., ranked highest in satisfaction among drivers of trucks with heavy-duty engines.

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Daimler projects truck orders

DTNA has enough new orders to fill its production schedule through the first half of 2010, the company said.

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Daimler partners with Cleaire

Daimler Trucks North America partnered with Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls to be the exclusive North American provider of Cleaire retrofit emission control systems.

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3 manufacturers to get ‘SuperTruck’ financing

Cummins, Daimler North America and Navistar will receive $115 million in fuel efficiency projects.

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LogBook

Freight stabilization is a reflection of the recession coming to an end, analysts said.

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