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Daimler Trucks to acquire majority stake in Torc Robotics

Daimler Trucks erwirbt Mehrheitsanteil von Torc Robotics und schafft einzigartigen Technologieführer für automatisierte LkwDaimler Trucks agrees to acquire majority stake in Torc Robotics to create technology powerhouse for automated trucks

Daimler and Torc will develop autonomous trucks together Daimler Trucks and Torc Robotics are joining forces in a one-of-a-kind combination to commercialise highly automated trucks (SAE Level 4) on US roads. Going beyond an OEM/supplier relationship, the companies signed an agreement for Daimler AG’s subsidiary Daimler Trucks and Buses Holding, …

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Volvo Trucks to demonstrate Volvo VNR electric models in 2019

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Volvo’s VNR trucks will be commercially available in 2020 Volvo Trucks has announced that it will introduce all-electric Volvo VNR regional-haul demonstrators in California next year, operating in distribution, regional-haul and drayage operations. Sales of the VNR Electric in North America will begin in 2020. “We are proud to announce …

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NFI, Penske to trial Freightliner electric trucks

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Penske Truck Leasing and NFI Industries will operate the first of Daimler’s battery-electric eCascadia heavy-duty trucks and eM2 106 medium-duty trucks later this year Earlier in June 2018, Daimler Trucks presented two new fully electric trucks from its US-subsidiary Freightliner. Now, Daimler officially announced the first two customers to operate …

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Daimler establishes Automated Truck R&D facility

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Daimler Trucks is establishing an Automated Truck Research and Development Centre to test automated driving tech Daimler Trucks & Buses is strengthening its market-leading efforts for automated trucks and buses with its new Automated Truck Research & Development Centre in Portland, Oregon, in the US. This innovation facility is already working in …

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Daimler Trucks creates e-mobility unit to accelerate electric shift

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Daimler Trucks has launched a new e-mobility unit to bundle efforts from its five divisions and speed development of battery-powered engines for trucks and buses Daimler Trucks is establishing a global organisation for e-mobility, including a new leadership function. During the Capital Market & Technology Days in the US, Daimler …

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