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Detroit builds on vocational market engine portfolio

Detroit's DD8 adds to the company's vocational vehicle engine line.

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced the start of vehicle production on February 5, 2018 with the new Detroit DD8 engine. The engine is the latest addition to Detroit's expansive powertrain portfolio. The success of the DD8 engine further increases Detroit's overall market leadership and complements the already-in-production DD5 engine for medium-duty and vocational markets.

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​Daimler Trucks North America Announces Changes in Senior Management

​Daimler Trucks North America Announces Changes in Senior Management

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced that David Carson, currently president of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC), has been appointed president of Western Star Trucks and chief diversity officer of DTNA. Carson succeeds Kelley Platt who has been promoted within the Daimler AG global organization to president and chief executive officer of Daimler's truck joint venture Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. (BFDA) in China.

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Daimler Trucks North America opens new corporate headquarters

The new nine-story headquarters building  has 268,000 square-foot  and is located s in North Portland, Oregon.

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) marked a milestone in its corporate history with the grand opening celebration of its new nine-storey headquarters building on its corporate campus in North Portland, Ore. City and State officials, as well as various community leaders, were on hand at the event to celebrate the company’s commitment to helping Portland grow, as it has done for over 70 years since the company’s founding in the Northwest.

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Freightliner Inspiration Truck Receives Autonomous Vehicle Licensing from Nevada DMV

First Licensed Autonomous Commercial Truck to Drive on U.S. Public Highway.

At a ceremony at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval officially granted the first license for an autonomous commercial truck to operate on an open public highway in the United States to Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). At the event, hosted by DTNA President & CEO Martin Daum, Gov. Sandoval took part in the inaugural trip of the Freightliner Inspiration Truck in autonomous mode with Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG Daimler Trucks & Buses, at the controls.

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