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Daimler Trucks North America to participate in U.S. Department of Energy SuperTruck II initiative

SuperTruck II is supported by the DOE under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced that it has been selected to receive a $20 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the SuperTruck II program. The new award is part of a multimillion dollar, multi-year program to increase the fuel economy of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles while decreasing carbon pollution.

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Daimler Trucks North America opens new corporate headquarters

The new nine-story headquarters building  has 268,000 square-foot  and is located s in North Portland, Oregon.

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) marked a milestone in its corporate history with the grand opening celebration of its new nine-storey headquarters building on its corporate campus in North Portland, Ore. City and State officials, as well as various community leaders, were on hand at the event to celebrate the company’s commitment to helping Portland grow, as it has done for over 70 years since the company’s founding in the Northwest.

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Daimler Trucks North America Invests in OEM Partner Zonar

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Daimler Trucks North America and Zonar Systems, Inc. have announced that DTNA has become a minority investor in Zonar. The long-term strategic partnership aims to help DTNA and Zonar to achieve their shared vision of optimal transportation logistics through intelligent connectivity. Zonar will continue to operate independently of DTNA, with Martin Daum, CEO of DTNA, becoming a member of its Board of Directors.

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Freightliner Inspiration Truck Receives Autonomous Vehicle Licensing from Nevada DMV

First Licensed Autonomous Commercial Truck to Drive on U.S. Public Highway.

At a ceremony at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval officially granted the first license for an autonomous commercial truck to operate on an open public highway in the United States to Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). At the event, hosted by DTNA President & CEO Martin Daum, Gov. Sandoval took part in the inaugural trip of the Freightliner Inspiration Truck in autonomous mode with Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG Daimler Trucks & Buses, at the controls.

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