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2011-06-09 13:35:00

PORTLAND, Ore., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today announced that it plans to sharply increase production and employment levels at its Mt. Holly, NC and Portland, OR truck manufacturing plants during the last half of 2011. Production and hiring will also increase significantly at the company's Saltillo plant in Mexico. Over 1,230 new employees will be added to the company's manufacturing and administrative payroll in these three locations to accommodate...

2010-09-10 12:45:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Used Truck City today formally announced the launch of UsedTruckCity.com, a robust online used truck inventory and research tool designed to help new and experienced used truck buyers locate, sell, consign and export used trucks. Used Truck City has access to hundreds of used Class 5 through Class 8 commercial trucks such as used Peterbilt trucks, used International trucks, used Freightliner trucks, used Kenworth trucks, some with existing factory...

2009-06-23 06:00:00

From a small captive finance start-up, company now manages $5.4 billion portfolio across major industry segments FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Daimler Truck Financial celebrates 35 years in the trucking industry this week, having put over a million trucks on the road since the mid-1970s while building up its portfolio serviced to $5.4 billion and managing more than 43,000 contracts. Starting as Freightliner Financial in 1974 with few employees and several contracts, the...

2009-06-09 10:57:00

Donation from Daimler's U.S. truck, financial services divisions and supplier will increase organization's capacity by 850,000 additional pounds of food annually while reducing fuel costs by 30 percent. OAK PARK, Mich., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Forgotten Harvest, Metro Detroit's only mobile food rescue organization, today took delivery of its first hybrid-powered truck. The Class 7 Freightliner, donated by Daimler Trucks North America, Daimler Financial Services and Johnson Refrigerated Truck...

2009-05-12 08:06:00

FORT MILL, S.C., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Tire North America, Inc. and Freightliner Trucks are pleased to announce that Continental tires will now become standard original equipment on all Freightliner Business Class(R) M2 medium-duty trucks. In addition, Continental's lineup of commercial vehicle tires will become optional on other Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) brands including Western Star trucks, Thomas Built buses, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation chassis and...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.