Daimler Truck N.A. CEO to highlight clean truck infrastructure at 2023 ACT Expo

Daimler Truck N.A. CEO to highlight clean truck infrastructure at 2023 ACT Expo

John O'Leary will set the stage for the reveal of a new battery-electric vehicle from DTNA.

ACT Expo will welcome John O’Leary, president and CEO of Daimler Truck North America (DTNA), to the stage as its opening keynote speaker at the 12th annual show, May 1-4, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Southern California. O’Leary’s May 1 keynote will be followed by the debut of the 2023 State of Sustainable Fleets market brief report, which will highlight key trends and the clean vehicle adoption plans of fleets across the nation.

DTNA says O’Leary will set the stage for the reveal of a new battery-electric vehicle from DTNA taking place in the ACT Expo exhibit hall on May 2. Additionally, he will discuss the ways the company is supporting the nation’s fleet in the drive for increased environmental sustainability, and explain the pressing need for more zero-emission fueling and charging infrastructure, which must scale rapidly across North America to match the need for more zero-emission hydrogen and battery-electric medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

“The pace of transition to CO2-neutral trucking depends directly on how fast fueling and charging infrastructure can be built, and that must be a focus,” said O’Leary. “ACT Expo is the perfect place to energize partnerships and projects to make that happen, and I look forward to sharing our vision and collaborating with fleets and industry stakeholders to make significant progress.”

At ACT Expo, the company says it will showcase its latest battery-electric vehicles, including its Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 tractor, Freightliner eM2 Class 6 truck, and FCCC Mt50e walk-in van. Along with Shell and Penske Transportation Solutions, DTNA is both a presenting sponsor of ACT Expo and the State of Sustainable Fleets report.

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