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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 »

Cummins, Daimler and PACCAR form joint venture to advance US battery cell production

Three major players in the heavy-duty vehicle field are partnering to accelerate and localize battery cell production in the United States. Accelera by Cummins (the zero-emissions business unit of engine manufacturer Cummins, Daimler Trucks and Buses and PACCAR are forming a joint venture to manufacture battery cells for commercial EVs and industrial applications. Each of… 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 »

Daimler and Gehring partner to develop motors commercial EVs

Daimler Truck and precision machining company Gehring Technologies have signed a strategic partnership agreement to work together on process development for—and prototype construction of—electric motors for commercial vehicles, to set up R&D facilities, and to open a joint technical center at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Gaggenau, Germany. Daimler Truck says it will open InnoLabs for… Read more »

Daimler unveils battery-electric eActros LongHaul truck

Daimler Truck unveiled its new heavy-duty Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul electric truck at the recent IAA Transportation show in Hanover, Germany. The eActros LongHaul has a range of around 500 km, and is capable of megawatt charging, which allows charging from 20 to 80 percent in “well under 30 minutes.” It features three LFP battery packs… Read more »