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Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is celebrating the completion and official opening of its new High Desert Proving Grounds in Madras, Oregon. The total High Desert Proving Grounds project required an $18.7 million investment by DTNA. Work began in June 2015 to clear the land with construction commencing in May 2016 by general contractor Kirby Nagelhout. The new proving grounds provide two distinct functions: firstly to merge real-world validation of DTNA's research and development and engineering initiatives and secondly to help bring new technologies to market faster than ever before.
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.
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.
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.