Daimler Trucks North America is recalling 7,128 heavy-duty trucks because of an electrical system defect that could spark a fire.
New trucks will have many new technologies in them, which will increase safety while lowering costs and environmental impact, according to Daimler Trucks’ Kary Schaefer.
Daimler Trucks North America began production of Freightliner models equipped with its new medium-duty diesel engine.
Daimler Trucks North America recalled 3,007 2018 Freightliner and Western Star trucks to fix faulty brake caliper mounting bolts that may loosen and detach.
Truck manufacturers are enhancing truck interiors to help motor carriers attract and retain drivers.
Daimler Trucks debuted the eCanter, all-electric medium-duty work truck in New York, signing UPS as its first commercial customer.
Sales of the new Freightliner Cascadia signal a steady demand for trucks in the Class 8 segment despite emerging trends that are reshaping the industry.
Daimler division Mercedes-Benz Trucks makes a spare metal component using 3-D printing in a technology that could reshape replacement parts industry.
Daimler Trucks North America is giving fleets that use its Freightliner and Western Star trucks access to advanced connectivity services that will provide over-the-air, real-time updates.
Daimler Trucks sharpens its autonomous vehicle technology as competitors enter the self-driving trucks market, but still sees hurdles prior to widespread adoption.