Martin Daum, as the Chairman of the Board of Management at Daimler Truck is the global chief when it comes to Daimler Trucks and lowering carbon emissions while increasing safety are the organisations aims he emphasises. Read more
At the beginning of the 21st century, Freightliner was an inward looking organisation and only beginning to become aware of the global implications of the development of the Daimler Group. Read more
An announcement from Volvo Group and Daimler Truck sees two of the biggest truck makers in the world joining forces and getting really serious about fuel cell trucks. The two global giants are forming a joint venture for large-scale production of fuel cells with the aim of having heavy duty fuel cell trucks on the road in just over five years time.
As the world’s largest truck manufacturer, Daimler is going to have a major influence on the future of truck development and when looking at the big picture for Freightliner, Diesel News got a chance to question some of its global leadership team to find out their thoughts.
By bringing the electronics on the new Cascadia bang up to date, Freightliner can then include all of the latest safety and efficiency features sophisticated onboard computing power can offer. The systems available allow for a high level of communication around the vehicle but also to the outside world. Read more
Freightliner are looking to get a major boost from the Cascadia, which takes conventional trucks in Australia to a new level. These models can match, toe-to-toe the sophisticated European prime movers which have been eating into the Freightliner market share. Read more
The original classic Cascadia came out in the US back in 2007, but now the Cascadia is finally here, the truck has made its way to Australia, seeking to shake up the conventional truck market. Read more
The Freightliner Cascadia comes on down under to Australia this week with a big bang and a major event in Sydney. The reveal of the new truck saw the loud music and bright lights shining on the new models through the artificial smoke in a repurposed carriage works in Sydney. Read more
In January Daimler Trucks boss Martin Daum promised to have level 4 autonomous trucks on the road within a decade. Two months later, confirming his commitment, Daimler purchased a majority stake in self-driving vehicle company Torc Robotics. Read more
The handing over of an eM2, the first fully electric Freightliner to Penske Truck leasing, sees Daimler Trucks starting day to day-operational testing of heavy-duty and medium-duty e-trucks in the United States.