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Daimler Truck expands electric truck use in its logistics operations

Daimler Truck North America (DTNA), headquartered in Portland, Oregon, is in the process of expanding use of electric trucks to transport components to its manufacturing plants and parts distribution centers (PDCs) in North Carolina, South Carolina, Arizona, Ohio, Michigan and Saltillo, Mexico. DTNA began integrating Freightliner eCascadia semi-trucks into its operations in the Pacific Northwest… Read more »

Daimler Truck North America delivers first electric Freightliner eM2 box trucks

Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) has announced that its electric Freightliner eM2, which went into series production at its Portland, Oregon, facility at the end of last year, is now being distributed to US customers. PITT OHIO, a transportation and supply chain management company based in Pittsburgh, is the first to deploy the medium-duty EVs…. Read more »

Daimler Truck announces dealer certification program for EVs

Just like passenger cars, commercial vehicles are traditionally sold through dealerships, and these dealerships must also make investments in new facilities and training in order to sell EVs. Vehicle-makers are establishing certification programs to make sure their dealers are prepared to provide a good experience to their customers as they make the transition to EVs…. Read more »

Daimler delivers Freightliner eCascadia electric truck to customer in Mexico

Daimler Truck North America’s Mexico division has delivered the first of two Class 8 Freightliner eCascadia electric trucks, manufactured at the company’s facilities in Portland, Oregon, to cargo transport company Transportes Esteban.  The vehicle will be used in plant operations at Daimler Truck Mexico’s truck manufacturing plant in Santiago. The plant also became the site… Read more »

Daimler Truck partners with Hexagon Purus for vocational integration of electric Freightliner eM2

Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) has entered into an agreement with Norway-headquartered Hexagon Purus, a manufacturer of e-mobility products, to provide vehicle integration of the electric Freightliner eM2 for vocational applications. The integration will incorporate Hexagon Purus’s battery systems, auxiliary modules, power modules and vehicle-level software. It will include power-take-off options to supply power to… Read more »

Daimler Truck puts EVs into service in its own logistics operations in the Pacific Northwest

Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) has been selling its Freightliner eCascadia battery-electric semi-trucks to customers since 2022. Now the company is integrating the e-trucks into its own logistics operations. DTNA will initially deploy four EVs into its logistics network, using them to pick up parts from various supplier locations in the Pacific Northwest and deliver… Read more »

Cola EV wars: Daimler delivers Freightliner eCascadias to California Coca-Cola Bottler

Daimler Truck North America has delivered 20 electric Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 tractors to Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling (RCCB). These are the first electric tractors to be added to the Downey, California, fleet of the West Coast and Midwest bottler and distributor of Coca-Cola brands. (Meanwhile, competitor Pepsico is going with the Tesla Semi.) To ensure… Read more »

TITAN Freight Systems receives first battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia

TITAN Freight Systems, a less-than-truckload carrier headquartered in Portland, Oregon, plans to add three battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 trucks to its fleet by the end of the year. The trucks will be manufactured at Daimler Truck North America’s Portland Truck Manufacturing Plant, and delivered by Premier Truck Group of Portland. The new Freightliner eM2… Read more »

Michigan collaborates with Daimler Truck and DTE Energy to build “the truck stop of the future”

The state of Michigan has announced a federally funded prototype program known as the Mobility Charging Hub, intended to help companies transition fleets to commercial EVs and to test new technologies, digital services and business models for accelerating commercial EV deployment at scale and improving the truck stop experience. The program will also support passenger… Read more »

Schneider opens large electric truck charging depot in Southern California

Multimodal transportation provider Schneider National has completed an electric charging depot at its South El Monte Intermodal Operations Center in Southern California. The depot will power the company’s battery-electric truck fleet, which will include nearly 100 Freightliner eCascadias by year’s end. The 4,900-square-foot charging site, which was designed and built in cooperation with Black &… Read more »