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Penske and Daimler Trucks N.A. teamed up over two years ago amidst Penske's journey to figure out charging medium and heavy duty electric trucks. The first Freightliner eCascadia and eM2 106 trucks were delivered in 2018. Mike Barnes, the Senior Regional Facilities Manger for the western region for Penske Transportation Solutions, described what was learned....

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Our New Stanton Collision Center Just Opened! new-stanton-now-open Conveniently located adjacent to our already existing Freightliner of New Stanton sales, parts and service center at: 271 Central Rd Tarrs, PA 15688 We are excited to be more accessible for the western part of PA! Photos of the build We're Hiring!Apply Now! Contact New Stanton New...
"Safety Driver", a term most of us had not heard of until March 18, 2018. This was the day the self-driving Uber car hir and killed a pedestrian in Arizona. When this happened, the safety driver was watching a video on her cell phone. After this, the term safety driver had a hollow ring to...
Shenandoah Valley, We've Got You Covered! We have added a new location to our growing family of Dealerships: Freightliner of Winchester! Factory Certified Technicians Freightliner, Detroit, Cummins, Cat We also service All Makes! Freightliner's great new home on the I-81 Corridor located at: 227 Hopewell Lane Clearbrook, VA 22624 Sales- Parts- Service Hours: Monday- Friday...
Despite the obvious restrictions and hurdles the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to everyone, it has not significantly affected Daimler Trucks North America and their work on Medium-duty and Heavy-duty battery-electric trucks. The company is building vehicles now at the same rate as before the pandemic. After furloughs, and temporary shutdowns President and CEO Roger Nielson...
Rainer Müller-Finkeldei started at Daimler in 1995 working in artifical intelligence. At the time, not many knew about AI or had heard of neutral networks. Now, he is the the new senior vice president of engineering and technology at Daimler Trucks North America and is heavy into autonomous truck development among other things. “I’m really...
Freightliner's Innovation Fleet logged more than 300,000 miles in the real-world by customers. They have both medium-duty and heavy-duty trucks in a 30 vehicle fleet that are all battery-electric. This fleet includes 10 eM2s and 20 eCascadias testing in drayage, regional, and local delivery, among others applications. Richard Howard, senior vice president, on-highway sales and...
Despite substantial recent progress by the industry, new research from MIT contends that fully automated driving systems with no safety driver onboard will take at least a decade to deploy over large areas. This transition will happen first in regions with favorable weather and infrastructure; winter climates and rural areas will experience still longer transitions....
Battery- and fuel-cell-powered electric vehicles are new to the market. Can different technologies find a home, or will a single winner emerge? A volt is a volt, whether it comes from a hydrogen fuel cell or a lithium-ion battery. How that volt is produced makes no difference to the electric drive motors on commercial vehicles,...