Beyond The Batteries: How Electric Trucks Work

Electric commercial trucks are here, and they continue to rack up real-world miles. But have you ever stopped to think about what’s going on inside of one when it’s on the road? Let’s take a look. Understanding electric semi trucks isn’t about examining every nut, bolt, wire and battery cell. It’s about looking at the big picture: how the major...


The Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG to lead the development of sustainable transportation by forming joint venture for large-scale production of fuel cells

Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group share the vision of sustainable transport solutions. Successful commercialization of fuel cell technology is a key area to achieve CO2-neutral transport. 50/50 joint venture for development and large-scale production of fuel cells for applications in heavy-duty vehicles and other use cases. Sharing the...


Daimler Trucks North America Partners with Platform Science to Deliver Advanced On-Vehicle Software Solutions

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today announced its partnership with   Platform Science , the developer of a leading platform for on-vehicle mobile applications offering advanced fleet management software solutions. Platform Science will be the primary on-vehicle fleet management software development and distribution partner, enabling customers to...


Delco Remy reman starters and alternators offer you affordability with original equipment

Sometimes fleets try to find cost-savings through rebuilt starters and alternators that are less expensive and  touted as a better “deal.” While they may be lower priced, these aftermarket options are often prone to problems and failure. You may get a better deal upfront, but chances are you’ll pay for it when your truck is stranded on the side of the...


DTNA Announces Start of Battery Electric Freightliner Customer Experience Fleet

PORTLAND, Ore. – March 3, 2020 – Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is launching the Freightliner Customer Experience (CX) Fleet for its electric truck program. The fleet of all-electric pre-series trucks includes six heavy-duty Freightliner eCascadias and two medium-duty eM2 106 trucks.

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DTTS Insider 4: Detroit Assurance 5.0

Detroit Assurance 5.0, only available on the New Cascadia, offers one of the most advanced suite of safety systems on the market, and a variety of safety features that assist drivers in their daily routines. The video and article below gives a brief overview of some of these new enhancements.

New Cascadia Ground Strategy Single Schematic

We continue to look for new and better ways to assist our technicians. One of the ways we are looking at improving the ground strategy is to provide a single high level schematic, that details each of the ground groupings for New Cascadia. The schematic would also document the module where each of the grounds are located.


Behind the Scenes of the New Cascadia® Fuel Efficiency Tour

Freightliner Trucks has a commitment to improving the fuel efficiency of its trucks every two years. Danny Borski, the manager of fuel consumption testing at Freightliner Trucks, and his team of engineers and technicians perform fuel economy tests to validate this improvement, both on the road and in simulators. Most recently, Borski oversaw the fuel...


Freightliner parts, the highest quality parts, engineered for your truck

Imitators fail because there is no substitute for Freightliner   genuine parts—engineered specifically for your truck and manufactured with the highest-quality materials. Designed and Built Specifically for Your Truck Compromising on parts means sacrificing performance, and without the industry-leading warranty backing Freightliner genuine parts,...