Daimler Trucks: gunning for tech leadership but gated by safety

Daimler Trucks speaks to Megan Lampinen about how it sees the trucking industry evolving in the coming years in light of connected and autonomous technology

As road transport evolves, so too must truck manufacturers. The demands of their customers are rapidly changing, influenced by the stunning growth in road freight movement as well as the rise of digital technology and tighter emissions regulations. Predicting the impact of these forces on truck design and functionality is the challenge now facing today’s manufacturers. At Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), teams of engineers and designers are preparing for both the short- and long-term demands of fleets….

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