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Daimler Truck introduces its TruckCharge brand in Europe

Daimler Truck has unveiled its European TruckCharge brand, which consolidates in one package the company’s truck charging offerings.  TruckCharge, which is available irrespective of truck brand, is designed for truck fleet operators and industrial companies with their own or an outsourced fleet. TruckCharge will officially launch in September. The brand’s Depot Charging package includes consulting,… Read more »

Daimler Truck’s Class 4 and 5 RIZON electric models enter Canadian market

Daimler Truck North America is introducing its RIZON brand in Canada. Preorders for the trucks, which debuted in the US in 2023, are set to begin in June. RIZON trucks are suited for use as dry vans, flatbeds, landscape dumps and reefers. Four model variants will be offered in Canada: e16L, e16M, e18L and e18M,… Read more »

Daimler Truck continues to choose Proterra battery technology for electric school buses and delivery vehicles

Proterra’s August bankruptcy filing sent a shock wave through the EV industry, partly because several EV builders depend on Proterra’s well-respected battery technology. Fortunately, the Volvo Group quickly snapped up the company’s battery business, and it appears that business as usual will continue. Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) has announced plans to use Proterra’s battery… Read more »

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 »

Accelera, Daimler Truck and PACCAR plan to produce battery cells in Mississippi

Marshall County, Mississippi, is the future site of a planned joint venture of Accelera, the zero-emissions segment of Cummins; Daimler Trucks & Buses US Holding, a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks; and US commercial truck maker PACCAR, which produces diesel and electric models under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF brands. Plans call for the 21 GWh… 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 »

Daimler Truck North America starts production of Freightliner eM2

Germany-headquartered Daimler Truck has begun production of its electric Freightliner eM2 at the Portland, Oregon, manufacturing facility of its subsidiary Daimler Truck North America. The medium-duty truck, designed for pickup and delivery applications, is the tenth Daimler Truck electric model in production worldwide. The first Freightliner eM2s will be delivered in the US to Ferguson,… Read more »