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Engineering innovation: it’s a simple idea, but its execution is anything but. Realized in the perpetual pursuit of industry-leading quality—and augmented by the certainty that everything we do can always be improved—at Daimler Trucks North America, this dedication to engineering innovation is embedded into our DNA. It’s what drives us to impact the economy and the world.

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New Electric Vehicle Initiatives at DTNA

by Dr. Andreas Juretzka, e-Mobility Group Lead

Technology moves fast, and this new era of e-mobility is no exception, demanding massive investments in focused knowledge, support and infrastructure. At Daimler Trucks North America, we’ve always been comfortable out front, introducing innovative new trucking technology, as exemplified by two new electric Freightliner trucks: the eCascadia and eM2 106.

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New Automation and Safety Innovations at Daimler Trucks North America

by Derek Rotz, Director of Advanced Engineering

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has long been at the forefront of industry-leading innovations. Our legacy is defined by a track record of technological advancements, including Intelligent Powertrain Management – to save fuel on hilly terrain, Active Brake Assist – to apply full braking on stationary objects and Lane Departure Warning – to help drivers stay centered in their lanes. The quest to fulfill our mission to save fuel and lives drives our engineers to push the envelope every day.

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Innovation Through Connectivity

by Sanjiv Khurana, General Manager, Digital Vehicle Solutions

Leading the commercial vehicle industry in safety, technology and connectivity, at DTNA, we are privileged to live and work in very exciting times for leading-edge data integration. Making comprehensive, actionable intelligence accessible from our connected trucks is transforming the way our customers interact with them and directly impacting their businesses’ bottom lines.

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“Our path to e-Mobility is designed to set the tone for the next generation of environmentally friendly propulsion systems now and for our future.” - Roger Neilsen #LeadingTheCharge

"We will leverage our dealer and service network, the largest and strongest of any truck manufacturer in North America, to offer the unparalleled support our customers expect from @Freightliner." - Roger Nielsen #LeadingTheCharge

"This year we will be deploying our @Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet starting with the delivery of the first 30 electric eCascadias and eM2s to customers." - Roger Nielsen #LeadingTheCharge

"We are applying our Daimler methodology of matching innovation with research and in-depth testing and development, and we are all in – for tackling the electrification challenge for North America." - Roger Nielsen #LeadingTheCharge