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  • Beijing, China , Sep 23, 2022 - Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive (BFDA), the joint venture of Daimler Truck Holding AG (“Daimler Truck”) and Foton Motor, celebrates the first locally produced Mercedes-Benz trucks with an inauguration ceremony at its new state-of-the-art production site in Huairou, Beijing. With the start of the series-production as scheduled, Daimler Truck is opening a new chapter in China.
  • Hanover, Sep 22, 2022 - As part of the International Motor Show for commercial vehicles “IAA Transportation”, Daimler Truck honored four suppliers with the Daimler Truck Supplier Award for the first time as an independent, listed company. Outstanding achievements in the categories Innovation, Sustainability, Partnership and Quality were awarded in Hanover.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 14, 2022 - In Germany alone, around 470 young people have started their career at Daimler Truck in six truck and bus plants and 29 branches in these weeks. The range of trainings offered is diverse, with young people being able to choose from 18 apprenticeships and nine dual study courses tailored to increase digitalization and need for IT skills.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 14, 2022 - In the current episode of his "Transportation Matters" podcast, Martin Daum, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG, talks to Dr. Frank Appel, CEO of Deutsche Post AG, about the future of logistics.
  • Stuttgart / Wörth am Rhein, Aug 30, 2022 - The Torello Group, a long-standing business partner of Mercedes-Benz Trucks Italy, continues to rely on vehicles from Daimler Truck to modernize its fleet. Karin Rådström, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Trucks, personally presented the Torello family with the keys to their 1000th Mercedes-Benz Actros at the Wörth am Rhein Customer Center.
  • Stuttgart / Portland / Blacksburg, Aug 18, 2022 - Daimler Truck and Torc Robotics announce a change in leadership at Torc that will usher in the next era of growth, product commercialization, and customer focus.
  • Stuttarrt, Aug 17, 2022 - In the current episode of his podcast “Transportation Matters”, Martin Daum, Chairman of the Board of Daimler Truck AG, talks to Bernd Heid, Senior Partner at McKinsey, about the future role of hydrogen.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 15, 2022 - As an independent company with a stock exchange listing, Daimler Truck receives high attention, both from society and politics, but also from the capital market, its customers and employees.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Aug 11, 2022 - Despite ongoing supply chain constraints and headwinds from raw material prices Daimler Truck Holding AG ("Daimler Truck") continued its profitable growth path in Q2, increasing unit sales, revenue and adjusted EBIT (EBIT adj.).
  • Stuttgart, Jul 28, 2022 - On the occasion of the recruiting event "Daimler Truck Reboot Camp" at the Truck Campus in Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Jörg Howe (Head of Global Communications Daimler Truck AG) spoke with Jürgen Hartwig (Member of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck Holding AG, responsible for Human Resources and Labor Director) about how the job market has changed in recent years, the importance of team spirit at Daimler Truck, and why diversity and variety are of central importance to the company.
  • Stuttgart / München / Gothenburg, Sweden, Jul 8, 2022 - Today, Daimler Truck, the TRATON GROUP and the Volvo Group completed the final step in forming the previously announced joint venture for charging infrastructure in Europe. The new joint venture, with Anja van Niersen as appointed CEO, is expected to have a significant role in supporting the European Union’s Green Deal for carbon-neutral freight transportation by 2050.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 22, 2022 - Daimler Truck Holding AG ("Daimler Truck") has successfully concluded its first Annual General Meeting as an independent, listed company. All resolutions proposed by the administration were accepted with a clear majority.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 22, 2022 - At its first Annual General Meeting, Daimler Truck Holding AG ("Daimler Truck") reaffirms its claim to be the leading company in the transportation industry, driving the transformation of the industry and creating a sustainable added value for customers, shareholders and employees.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 15, 2022 - Daimler Truck launches the fourth season of Martin Daum’s CEO Podcast “Transportation Matters”. This episode's guest is German fencing icon and multi-award-winning Olympic champion Britta Heidemann who talks with Martin Daum about motivation and competition.
  • Stuttgart / Berlin, Jun 10, 2022 - The winners have been announced for this year's German Brand Award, one of the most important German prizes presented to a brand. With this prestigious award, the German Brand Institute honors companies, agencies, service providers and marketeers from all sectors, but also non-commercial and government organizations that stand out from the competition through exemplary brand management, sustainable campaigns and extraordinary marketing projects.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 8, 2022 - A holistic understanding of sustainability, CO2-neutral products and production by 2039, responsibility to employees and society, as well as the creation of clear obligations with strong corporate governance: These keywords describe the realignment of Daimler Truck Holding AG’s sustainable business strategy.
  • Stuttgart / Berlin, Jun 2, 2022 - Trucks, buses and services from Daimler Truck AG won first place in eight categories at the 2022 ETM Awards. The award ceremony, which took place "live" in Berlin for the first time yesterday evening after having held virtual events for the last two years, is considered an important indicator in the commercial vehicle industry.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 2, 2022 - Wie geht es nach dem Schulabschluss weiter? Interesse an der Arbeit bei einem internationalen Nutzfahrzeughersteller? Bereit die Transformation hin zu nachhaltigen Antrieben mitzugestalten? Dann gibt es jetzt die Möglichkeit: Die Bewerbungsphase für eine Ausbildung oder einen Dualen Studienplatz bei Daimler Truck für das Ausbildungsjahr 2023 ist am 1. Juni 2022 gestartet.
  • São Bernardo do Campo / Stuttgart, Jun 1, 2022 - Automated Mercedes-Benz trucks are being used in the Brazilian sugar cane harvest since 2019. Mercedes-Benz do Brasil has configured the Mercedes-Benz Axor specifically for automated harvesting operations as part of a development partnership with the Brazilian agricultural technology manufacturer Grunner.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen, May 31, 2022 - Daimler Truck’s Asian subsidiary Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC; “FUSO”) celebrates the 90th anniversary of the FUSO brand. The origin of the iconic FUSO name dates back to May 1932, when Mitsubishi's first bus, the "B46 type shared car", manufactured at the Kobe Shipyard of the former Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, was branded FUSO.
  • Stuttgart/Reutlingen, May 23, 2022 - Daimler Truck AG will become a major anchor shareholder in German high-tech engineering company Manz AG (https://www.manz.com) through a capital increase of around ten percent, subject to approval by the relevant antitrust authorities. In addition, in a first step both companies have signed a cooperation agreement on a strategic partnership to establish a pilot line for the production of lithium-ion battery cells and for the assembly of batteries at Daimler Truck’s Mannheim site.
  • Stuttgart, May 17, 2022 - Daimler Truck Holding AG ("Daimler Truck") has made a positive start to the new year with growth in unit sales, revenue and EBIT (adjusted). The company was able to increase its Group unit sales significantly year-on-year to 109,000 units in Q1 2022 (+ 8%, Q1 2021: 101,000 units). Despite ongoing supply bottlenecks, Daimler Truck was able to benefit from the strong demand situation in the first quarter.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 24, 2022 - Daimler Truck Holding AG (“Daimler Truck”) successfully kept its focus on working to improve its overall profitability in 2021. With its approach of a strict fixed cost discipline the company achieved its financial targets for 2021 despite significant supply chain headwinds.
  • Stuttgart/ Bangalore, Mar 8, 2022 - Daimler Truck Holding AG (“Daimler Truck”), one of the leading global commercial vehicle manufacturers, launched the product engineering and IT center Daimler Truck Innovation Center India (DTICI) in Bangalore, India. With DTICI, Daimler Truck is creating a new, company-owned incubator in which scalable innovations for the global product portfolio will be created in the future.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 4, 2022 - The Daimler Truck Holding AG (“Daimler Truck”) will move up to the DAX stock index effective on March 21. This was announced by Deutsche Börse late yesterday evening after close of trading in the US. Deutsche Börse decides on changes to the index composition twice a year in March and September.
  • Stuttgart / Wörth / Kempten, Feb 28, 2022 - One of the first battery-electric Mercedes-Benz eActros out of series production is going to the logistics service provider Dachser. Karin Rådström, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Trucks, personally handed over an eActros 300 to Stefan Hohm, Chief Development Officer (CDO) and member of the Dachser Board of Management, during a customer meeting in Wörth am Rhein.
  • Stuttgart / Wörth, Feb 28, 2022 - he first all-electric series-produced eActros from the Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth am Rhein is now in customer hands: Karin Rådström, CEO Mercedes-Benz Trucks, has handed over an eActros 300 for heavy-duty distribution transport to the logistics service provider DB Schenker.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 11, 2022 - Which technology drives a CO2-neutral future? No question currently occupies the truck industry, the energy sector and politics like this one. Daimler Truck has clearly set its strategic course and is consistently pursuing a dual-track strategy in the electrification of its portfolio with both battery-electric and hydrogen-based drives.
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  • Stuttgart/Portland, Jan 31, 2022 - Daimler Truck North America LLC (DTNA), NextEra Energy Resources, LLC and BlackRock Renewable Power (BlackRock) today announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to lay the foundation for a joint venture (JV) to design, develop, install and operate a high-performance, nationwide U.S. charging network for medium- and heavy-duty battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 18, 2022 - Daimler Truck significantly increased its group sales in the past fiscal year. With 455,000 units, approximately 20% more trucks and buses were sold worldwide in 2021 compared to prior-year level.
  • Stuttgart / München / Göteborg, Schweden, Dec 16, 2021 - The three leading commercial vehicle manufacturers Daimler Truck, the TRATON GROUP and Volvo Group have now signed a binding agreement to create a joint venture (JV) to install and operate a high-performance public charging network for battery electric, heavy-duty long-haul trucks and coaches across Europe.
  • Stuttgart/Frankfurt, Dec 10, 2021 - Today's first day of trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange marks the start of a new era for Daimler Truck. Following the spin-off from Daimler AG, today's first day of listing symbolizes Daimler Truck's embarkment into unrestricted entrepreneurial independence.
  • Stuttgart/Beijing, Nov 16, 2021 - The Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG has appointed Dr. Holger Scherr as the new President and CEO of the Chinese joint venture Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co. Ltd. (BFDA).
  • Stuttgart, Oct 29, 2021 - Achim Puchert (42), currently Head of the sales organization Daimler Trucks & Buses Overseas (DTO) and Head of International Sales, Marketing & Customer Services at Daimler Trucks Asia, will become the new Head of Mercedes-Benz do Brasil Ltda, responsible for the Latin America region of Mercedes-Benz Trucks and Buses, with a planned start date of 1 January 2022.
  • Stuttgart (Germany), Oct 29, 2021 - Daimler AG‘s (ticker symbol: DAI) business performance demonstrated resilience in the third quarter ending September 30, 2021. Despite considerably lower production and sales due to the semiconductor shortage, revenue remained at the prior-year level.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 28, 2021 - On its way to the expected listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by the end of this year, Daimler Truck had approached S&P Global Ratings (S&P) and Moody’s Investor Service (Moody’s) for setting up first time credit ratings.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 13, 2021 - In the current episode of his podcast Transportation Matters, Martin Daum, CEO of Daimler Truck AG, talks with Austin Russell, CEO of Luminar Technologies. Luminar is a U.S. based high-tech specialist in the field of autonomous driving.
  • Stuttgart (Germany), Oct 1, 2021 - At the virtual Extraordinary General Meeting of Daimler AG (ticker symbol DAI) on 1 October 2021, the shareholders decided by an overwhelming majority on the historic realignment of the company.
  • Stuttgart (Germany), Oct 1, 2021 - At the virtual Extraordinary General Meeting this Friday, Daimler AG (ticker symbol DAI) is setting the course for a historic realignment of the company.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 27, 2021 - Daimler Truck announces the appointment of two important key positions in the finance division. Claus Bässler will take charge of overall management of the “Treasury & Tax” unit at Daimler Truck AG on December 1, 2021.
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