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Daimler Trucks North America LLC
PredecessorFreightliner LLC
Founded2008 (as Daimler Trucks North America LLC)
Key people
Roger M. Nielsen, President, CEO
ProductsCommercial vehicles
diesel engines
ServicesFinancial services
Number of employees
34,015 (2017)
ParentDaimler AG
SubsidiariesDetroit Diesel
Thomas Built Buses
Western Star Trucks

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (formerly Freightliner Corporation) is an American automotive industry manufacturer of commercial vehicles headquartered in Portland, Oregon, and LLC of the German Daimler AG.

On October 1, 2021, Daimler AG stockholders approved a spinoff of the truck division.[1]



Early years

1960s and 1970s

1980s and 1990s




DTNA Assembly Plants


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