Daimler Trucks North America produces 750,000th vehicle at Cleveland, N.C. facility

Daimler Trucks North America produces 750,000th vehicle at Cleveland, N.C. facility

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) recently commemorated the production of the 750,000th vehicle built at its Cleveland, N.C. truck manufacturing plant.

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Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) recently commemorated the production of the 750,000th vehicle built at its Cleveland, N.C. truck manufacturing plant.

Keys to the milestone vehicle—a Freightliner new Cascadia—were presented to representatives from United Parcel Service (UPS) during a ceremony at the facility.

Today, in addition to the Class 8 new Cascadia, the Cleveland plant also produces the Western Star 4700, 4900 and 5700XE truck models, and the Freightliner Coronado and Columbia for the right-hand drive Australian and New Zealand markets.

DTNA notes that since the first truck rolled off the line in Cleveland, the company has invested more than $350 million in the facility, including a recent $27 million investment to add a new logistics center.

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