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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 »

Daimler Truck begins delivery of FUSO Next Generation eCanter trucks to Yamato Transport

Daimler Truck and its Japanese subsidiary Mitsubishi Fuso Bus and Truck Corporation have delivered the first of around 900 FUSO Next Generation eCanter light-duty electric trucks ordered by Yamato Transport, a Japanese door-to-door delivery service company. Yamato Transport is acquiring the trucks by means of FUSO Green Lease, a product of Daimler Truck Financial Services… Read more »

Electrada and Daimler Truck Financial Services to deliver Charging-as-a-Service

Daimler Truck Financial Services has partnered with Electrada, a fleet electrification solutions company, to offer Electrada’s 360 Charging-as-a-Service solution to medium- and heavy-duty EV fleet operators. The all-in-one solution will be provided to projects with selected customers in the US in the first half of 2024. Electrada’s 360 Charging-as-a-Service (CaaS) is an end-to-end, technology-agnostic system… 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 »

Daimler Truck launches RIZON medium-duty electric trucks in the US

In early May, Germany-based Daimler Truck introduced its new RIZON brand of electric trucks to the US market at the Advanced Clean Expo in Anaheim, California. The first available RIZON models will be the e18L, e16L and e16M, which are class 4 and 5 medium-duty trucks ranging from 15,995 to 17,995 pounds in gross vehicle… Read more »

Daimler Truck introduces Freightliner eM2 to the North American market

Daimler Truck North America has announced that series production of its Freightliner eM2 truck for urban delivery applications will begin in the fall at its Portland, Oregon, plant. The new model, built on the Freightliner M2 106 Plus platform, joins the company’s current line of vehicles, including the Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 tractor, the electric… Read more »

Daimler Truck to build US charging network for electric trucks

In 2022, Daimler Truck North America, NextEra Energy Resources and BlackRock Alternatives formed a joint venture called Greenlane to develop a US public EV charging and hydrogen fueling network for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles. Now the companies say their $650-million JV has made significant progress (no timeline has been announced). Greenlane’s first site will be… Read more »