Daimler Truck to free Freightliner, Western Star of formal Mercedes-Benz ties

The German parent company of Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) in Portland, Ore. has outlined a separation plan, scheduled to be consummated late this year, positioning Mercedes-Benz AG and Daimler Truck AG as independent businesses, each with technology-heavy missions accompanying their passenger and commercial vehicle offerings. Daimler AG shareholders and the renamed legacy business will become respective majority and minority…

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Daimler plan cuts Freightliner, Western Star ties to Mercedes-Benz

Sources: Daimler AG, Germany; CP staff The parent company of Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has outlined a separation plan, scheduled to be consummated late this year, positioning Mercedes-Benz AG and Daimler Truck AG as independent businesses, each with technology-heavy missions accompanying their passenger and commercial vehicle offerings. Daimler AG shareholders and the renamed legacy business Mercedes-Benz will become respective…

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MANUFACTURERS – SEPTEMBER 2019

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As a critical component of an ongoing commitment to a complete customer experience (CX) transformation, Daimler Trucks North America has created an entirely new CX organization and named 34-year company veteran Paul Romanaggi as Chief CX Officer.

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Freightliner adds lightweight Cummins X12 engine to 114SD options

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The Cummins X12 engine that entered production late last year can now be spec’d in the Freightliner 114SD. The powerful combination provides a new option for a wide variety of vocational applications, particularly in concrete mixer, dump and other trucks where weight savings are key. At 2,050 lbs., the X12 is up to 600 lbs. lighter than other medium-bore engines in the 10- to 13-liter category. Its ultra-lightweight design contributes to increased payload and productivity without compromising on the power and performance required for vocational applications.

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Daimler tests 3D-printed parts for Freightliner, Western Star

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MANUFACTURERS – FEBRUARY 2016

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HeidelbergCement AGhas implemented a global program to continuously optimize operational and commercial processes at 500-plus sand & gravel and crushed stone sites. Aggregates-CI succeeds CLIMB Commercial, a margin-improvement effort that comfortably met a $130 million-plus target for 2013-2015. Management projects Aggregates-CI to attain comparable watermark by 2018.

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制造商——JUNE 2015

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A marketing agreement will see theBesser Co.sales organization promote theRosetta Hardscapesproduct line to domestic and international prospects, augmenting the latter company’s sales efforts. The variety of Rosetta units and plant equipment offerings, Besser officials note, will appeal to producers throughout manufactured and ready mixed concrete.

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Freightliner takes Hoover Dam at face value in autonomous vehicle premier

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With exposed surface area equal to nearly 10 football fields, one of the world’s top concrete icons supportedDaimler Trucks North America’searly-May premier for the first autonomous Class 8 truck licensed to use public roads. Hoover Dam, linking Arizona and Nevada at the Black Canyon and embodying 3 million yd. of cast-in-place concrete, served as the backdrop for a prime time video presentation on the Freightliner Inspiration Truck. The 30-minute production was capped by the vehicle’s arrival at the center of the structure, whose top bears U.S. 93 traffic.

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