Daimler Trucks North America, formerly Freightliner Corporation, is an automotive industry manufacturer of commercial vehicles headquartered in Portland, Oregon, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the German Daimler AG.
Daimler Trucks researchers have found that putting artificial daylight in truck cabs at night improved the performance and well-being of drivers. Daimler is looking how to add such a feature to its trucks.
Opinions are split as to whether the U.S. or Europe is ahead in self-driving truck development. But there’s agreement that the competition to stake a claim to be first with a technology that promises to revolutionize commerce is intensifying.