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Nielsen Named Head of Daimler’s North American Truck Unit

Roger Nielsen has been appointed president and CEO of Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), effective April 1.

Diesel

Daimler to Expand Diesel Plant Near Detroit

Daimler AG is spending $375 million (€352 million) to add medium-duty diesel engine capacity at its Detroit Diesel Corp. manufacturing complex near Detroit.

Propulsion

Daimler to Expand Michigan Truck Powertrain Plant

Daimler AG's truck unit will invest $120 million to upgrade a factory in Redford Township, Mich., to produce a fully integrated powertrain for the company's Freightliner and Western Star brand heavy-duty trucks.

Diesel

Owners Less Satisfied with Heavy-Truck Engines

The technology required to meet U.S. diesel emission standards is causing more engine problems and less owner satisfaction among Class 8 truck owners, according to J.D.

Design

Voith Hires Truck Veteran Reinhardt

German mechanical engineering firm Voith GmbH has appointed Carsten Reinhardt to serve as a member of its management board and CEO of its Voith Turbo subsidiary, beginning July 1.

Sales

Penske and Fisker

One of the most storied managers in the auto industry is Roger Penske.

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