Daimler will convert its existing factory in Portland to manufacture the company’s all-electric Freightliner trucks, Daimler Trucks North America CEO Roger Nielsen said today.
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Daimler Stories April 16
Mercedes-Benz’s parent company, Daimler, announced a new investment in Sila Nanotechnologies Inc., a next-generation Li-ion battery startup, in order to deliver “faster charging and longer range” in electric vehicles. expand full story
Daimler Stories March 28
Daimler and Geely have announced a joint venture to make Smart cars in China, as a global all-electric brand.
Daimler Stories February 28
BMW and Daimler, Mercedes-Benz’s parent company, have announced a new partnership to work together on the development of next-gen autonomous vehicles. expand full story
Daimler Stories February 22
BMW and Daimler, two of the biggest German automakers, are partnering and investing $1 billion into an effort to create all-electric on-demand autonomous mobility. expand full story
Daimler Stories January 22
Mercedes-Benz, through its parent company Daimler, announced today that it will build a new “battery factory” in Poland, but it will not build any battery cells – only battery packs. expand full story
Daimler Stories December 21, 2018
Daimler’s Freightliner aims to be “frontrunners with electric trucks” and offer all-electric options to compete with Tesla Semi.
Now it has delivered its first all-electric Freightliner truck to Penske Truck Leasing Corporation as part of its ‘innovation fleet’. expand full story
Daimler Stories December 11, 2018
Securing battery cell supply is one of the first steps in achieving volume production of electric vehicles and now Daimler is getting onboard.
The German automaker has announced that it is issuing over $20 billion worth of battery cell supply contracts to support its electric vehicle plans. expand full story
Daimler Stories December 4, 2018
Daimler Stories November 19, 2018
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that he will reach out to Daimler to propose a collaboration on an electric version of the Sprinter van. expand full story