July 29, 2017 9:20 AM ET

Machinery

Company Overview of Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Company Overview

Daimler Trucks North America LLC designs, manufactures, sells, and services heavy-duty trucks, medium-duty trucks, and specialized commercial vehicles in North America and internationally. Its products include heavy- and medium-duty commercial vehicles for long-haul transport, local and regional distribution, and construction and services; school buses; chassis for delivery vans, recreational vehicles, and shuttle buses; heavy- and medium-duty diesel engines; and mechanical transmissions, and drive and steering axles. The company also provides used trucks through a network of retail locations in the United States and Canada. Daimler Trucks North America LLC has strategic partnerships with Da...

4747 Channel Avenue

Portland, OR 97217

United States

Founded in 1942

Phone:

503-745-8000

Fax:

503-745-8921

Key Executives for Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 56
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Diversity Officer and President of Western Star Trucks
Head of Daimler Trucks Asia, Finance & Cont Business & Product Planning - Daimler Trucks & Buses
Age: 60
Senior Vice President of Aftermarket Business Units
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Daimler Trucks North America LLC Key Developments

Daimler Trucks Launches New Final Drive Axle

Daimler Trucks has introduced an 'intelligent' truck axle named New Final Drive axle. The axle is aimed at decreasing fuel consumption by proactively managing lubricant distribution. It is designed for the Actros model and is said to be especially lightweight. The company production of the vehicle at the Mercedes Benz plant in Kassel, Germany last week.

Daimler Trucks North America Opens High Desert Proving Grounds

Daimler Trucks North America has opened its High Desert Proving Grounds. The facility represents an USD 18.7 million investment that will put the company's trucks through their paces including connected, platooning and autonomous vehicles of the future.

Daimler Trucks North America LLC Announces Executive Changes

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced the appointment of Jeff Allen and Stefan Kurschner to its Operating Committee. Effective August 1, 2017, Jeff Allen assumes the position of DTNA's senior vice president of Production, Quality and Specialty Vehicles. Effective July 1, 2017, Stefan Kurschner will lead DTNA's Aftermarket business units as senior vice president. Jeff Allen is currently vice president of operations at Detroit Diesel Corporation. Stefan Kurschner is currently president and CEO of Daimler Vehiculos Comerciales Mexico.

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