Freightliner Trucks

  • Blacksburg, VA, USA / Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Germany, May 10, 2023 - Torc Robotics, an independent subsidiary of Daimler Truck AG (“Daimler Truck”) and a pioneer in commercializing self-driving vehicle technology, recently announced its strategic collaboration with C.R. England, one of North America’s premier transportation companies.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Portland (Oregon), May 4, 2023 - Daimler Truck North America (DTNA), the leading manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty trucks in North America and a segment of Daimler Truck, unveiled the series production of the all new, fully electric Freightliner eM2 for urban delivery applications. The eM2 is ready to order and will start production in autumn this year.
  • Blacksburg, VA, USA / Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Germany , Mar 20, 2023 - Torc Robotics, an independent subsidiary of Daimler Truck AG and a pioneer in commercializing self-driving vehicle technology, recently announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Algolux Inc. Torc is acquiring Algolux for its award-winning intellectual property and expertise in the areas of computer vision and machine learning.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Portland (Oregon), Feb 2, 2023 - Daimler Truck North America (DTNA), a subsidiary of Daimler Truck, revealed the Freightliner SuperTruck II in Las Vegas this week, which uses a variety of technical innovations to demonstrate efficiency potential in freight transportation.
  • Stuttgart, Germany / Blacksburg, USA / Portland, USA , Oct 6, 2022 - Celebrating three years of strong collaboration, Daimler Truck and Torc have made significant progress in turning autonomous trucks from an idea into reality. The companies have proven that Torc’s autonomous driving software can safely navigate on highways, surface streets, ramps and turns at controlled intersections.
  • Stuttgart / Houston / Portland , May 25, 2022 - Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) and Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY) a leading US foodservice distribution company, have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to deliver up to nearly 800 battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 tractors by 2026. The first eCascadia delivery is expected to arrive at Sysco’s Riverside, California site later this year.
  • Stuttgart / Portland, May 18, 2022 - After well over one million-miles (1.6 million kilometers) of testing in daily customer operations, Daimler Truck and its U.S. Freightliner brand recently unveiled the all-electric eCascadia that will enter series production in 2022.
  • Stuttgart / Portland / Albuquerque, Apr 12, 2022 - Daimler Truck is a leading OEM in the development of SAE Level 4 (L4) autonomous trucks with critical redundant safety systems. With its independent subsidiary Torc Robotics, Daimler Truck is pushing ahead with the development of autonomous trucking in the United States.
  • Stuttgart/Blacksburg, Apr 6, 2022 - Torc Robotics, an independent subsidiary of Daimler Truck, is opening a technology and software development center in Stuttgart, Germany. Torc is a leader in SAE Level 4 self-driving vehicle software for heavy-duty vehicles.
  • Stuttgart, Germany / Mountain View, USA , Oct 27, 2020 - Daimler Trucks and Waymo have signed a broad, global, strategic partnership to deploy autonomous SAE L4 technology.
  • Stuttgart / Kawasaki, Japan / Portland, USA, Sep 10, 2020 - Daimler Trucks & Buses is celebrating another milestone on the road to the electrification of its vehicle portfolio: Customers worldwide have already covered more than seven million kilometers with battery-powered, locally CO2-neutral trucks and buses.
  • Stuttgart / Portland (Oregon), Mar 4, 2020 - Daimler Trucks launches additional electric Freightliner trucks for customer testing in North America. The Customer Experience (CX) fleet from Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) consists of six heavy-duty Freightliner eCascadia and two medium-duty Freightliner eM2 106.
  • Nov 22, 2019 - Daimler Truck AG is bringing its most successful truck from the North American market to down-under.
  • Stuttgart / Los Angeles , Aug 22, 2019 - Daimler Trucks is further expanding its field tests for medium and heavy-duty e-trucks in North America: This week, American customers Penske Truck Leasing and NFI Industries have acquired the first heavy-duty Freightliner eCascadia trucks (class 8) with a range of up to 250 miles (400 km). .
  • Stuttgart / Los Angeles, Dec 21, 2018 - With the hand-over of the first fully electric Freightliner eM2, Daimler Trucks starts day to day-operation testing of heavy-duty and medium-duty e-trucks in the United States.
  • Portland, Oregon/ Stuttgart, Aug 24, 2018 - Daimler Trucks reaches the mark of 50.000 vehicles sold in the US with its bestseller Freightliner New Cascadia since production started in January 2017.
  • Stuttgart / Portland (Oregon), Jun 28, 2018 - Earlier in June this year, Daimler Trucks presented two new fully electric trucks from its US-subsidiary Freightliner. Now, Daimler officially announced the two first customers to operate the e-vehicles within their fleet: 30 Freightliner eCascadia and eM2 trucks will be handed over to the customers Penske Truck Leasing and NFI Industries in the US.