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Daimler Trucks names new president of remarketing

T.J Reed has been named president of Daimler Trucks Remarketing (DTR), effective immediately, the company announced. In his new role, Reed will oversee all activities for DTR, including sales, marketing and distribution, and be responsible for leading the SelecTrucks brand of used truck retailers. Reed rejoins DTNA from Meritor Inc. where he spent the past

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Cummins talks hydrogen generation, the Daimler medium-duty engine deal (plus more outtakes from our executive interview)

There was a lot to talk about with Jennifer Rumsey, Cummins president and chief operating officer, during our interview for our executive story on diesel, decarbonization and the path forward for Cummins. There were a number of interesting power-driven topics that we couldn’t cover in that story that found their way here. You can read

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Four electric truck questions with Penske

The year 2020 was the first time that fleets began to take delivery of electric trucks as part of pilot programs. Since we have (somehow) already raced past the midpoint of 2021, FE checked in with fleets to see how their experiences have been with these trucks; how the trucks have held up compared to

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SelecTrucks enhances 60-Day Buyer’s Assurance Coverage

SelecTrucks announced expanded component coverage and a new warranty concierge program, administered by Fleetrock, to enhance its 60-Day Buyer’s Assurance coverage. Select Limited Warranties are zero deductible with no aggregate limits, include unrestricted progressive damage on covered components and are available up to 48 months/400,000 miles. 60-Day Buyer’s Assurance coverage is included with every Select

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Five electric truck questions with Schneider

The year 2020 was the first time that fleets began to take delivery of electric trucks as part of pilot programs. Since we have (somehow) already raced past the midpoint of 2021, FE checked in with fleets to see how their experiences have been with these trucks; how the trucks have held up compared to

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Daimler Trucks N.A. partners with Decisiv

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced a partnership with Decisiv Inc. to integrate its SRM platform with DTNA’s Uptime Pro dealer service management platform. The connectivity between Decisiv SRM and Uptime Pro streamlines estimate creation for dealers, which are then sent to the customer for approval, the companies say. The estimate and approval process is

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Daimler Trucks N.A. on electric truck charging infrastructure basics

So, the time has come for your fleet to go battery electric. You’ve done the research to determine the right battery electric trucks for your fleet, but equally as important is knowing your charging needs. What are the space requirements to build out the charging station infrastructure on-site? How efficient do you need your charging

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Engines and transmissions: Making the right choices for vocational applications

Every jobsite, application or body demands something a little different from vocational vehicles, notes Len Copeland, product marketing manager at Detroit Products. “There can be power and frame space needs, demands for light weight and a shorter wheelbase for maneuverability,” he adds, “and environmental considerations in extended idle applications or at remote worksites.” “The first

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Redefining Daimler Trucks: Three takeaways from our talk with DTNA CEO John O’Leary

Whenever a new CEO takes over any company, there’s plenty of hyperbole about approaching evolving markets, understanding the shifting needs of customers and redefining the company’s role in the industry. But this time it’s different. This time it’s not hyperbole. It’s reality. Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA)’s President and CEO John O’Leary takes the reins

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Scott Kuebler appointed Daimler Trucks NA vice president for on-highway sales

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced Scott Kuebler, currently general manager of sales for the Northeast region, has been appointed to the position of vice president of on-highway sales. Kuebler, pictured above, succeeds Drew Backeberg, whose appointment to senior vice president of aftermarket at DTNA was previously announced. In his new role, Kuebler will

Daimler Trucks NA names new on-highway VP

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has named Steve Mignardi to the position of vice president of on-highway market development, effective immediately. “We are pleased to have Steve in his new leadership position,” said Kary Schaefer, general manager of product strategy and market development at DTNA. “His depth of experience in the industry and at DTNA

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Daimler Trucks N.A.’s new leadership lineup

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced that David Carson, currently senior vice president, vocational sales and marketing, has been appointed to the expanded role of senior vice president, sales and marketing, DTNA, consolidating responsibility for all sales and marketing of vocational and on-highway segments. Carson adds responsibilities formerly held by Richard Howard, who has been