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Detroit marks 80 years and one millionth HDEP engine platform production

As Detroit observes its 80th anniversary this year, parent company Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is marking another important achievement - the production of its one millionth heavy-duty engine platform (HDEP) engine. The one millionth HDEP engine is a shared milestone between Detroit's Redford, Mich.-based manufacturing facility and Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz plant in Mannheim, Germany.

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Detroit Connect adds connectivity services for better customer insight

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced the introduction of two new connectivity services into its Detroit Connect portfolio - Detroit Connect Direct and a wireless in-cab device connection. Exclusive to the new Freightliner Cascadia spec'd with Detroit engines, these new services will expand communication and reporting capabilities and provide deeper insights for customers.

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Daimler announces Automated Truck Research and Development Center creation

Daimler Trucks announced the creation of an Automated Truck Research and Development Center in Portland, Ore. The facility will be located at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) headquarters on Swan Island in Portland, where DTNA already has a significant research and development presence, including a full-scale heavy-duty truck wind tunnel on Swan Island and the High Desert Proving Grounds nearby in Madras, Ore.

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Detroit builds on vocational market engine portfolio

Detroit's DD8 adds to the company's vocational vehicle engine line.

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced the start of vehicle production on February 5, 2018 with the new Detroit DD8 engine. The engine is the latest addition to Detroit's expansive powertrain portfolio. The success of the DD8 engine further increases Detroit's overall market leadership and complements the already-in-production DD5 engine for medium-duty and vocational markets.

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​Daimler Trucks North America Announces Changes in Senior Management

​Daimler Trucks North America Announces Changes in Senior Management

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced that David Carson, currently president of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC), has been appointed president of Western Star Trucks and chief diversity officer of DTNA. Carson succeeds Kelley Platt who has been promoted within the Daimler AG global organization to president and chief executive officer of Daimler's truck joint venture Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. (BFDA) in China.

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Daimler Trucks to display innovation and technology at inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show

Daimler Trucks to display innovation and technology at inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show

To kick off the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV), Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) will host a press conference to showcase an exciting range of on-highway and vocational trucks, along with technologically advanced engines and components. These provide the broadest range of solutions for customers looking for the most optimized fuel efficiency, safety options, durability and uptime.

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DTNA breaks ground on new Logistics Center

Stefan Pies, Henning O. Bruns, Bob Riley, and Joel Demelza break ground on a new logistics center at the Cleveland, N.C. Truck Plant

As part of an ongoing initiative to improve their manufacturing targets of quality, efficiency and being a Great Place to Work, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA)broke ground today, paving the way for a modern logistics center at its Cleveland, N.C. truck manufacturing plant. 

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