October 16, 2012

500,000th Freightliner Truck handed over to customer

Daimler's commercial vehicle subsidiary Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) recently celebrated the production of its 500,000th truck at its Mount Holly plant in North Carolina. The milestone vehicle - a medium-duty Freightliner Business Class M2 106 - was
handed over to long-time customer Duke Energy, one of the largest electric power companies in the US With the acquisition of the new truck, Duke Energy is completing its fleet, which consists of several hundred vehicles of the Freightliner brand.

"Ever since the plant was established in 1979, our employees' diligent daily efforts have turned the production plant into what it is today - a state-of-the-art Daimler Trucks facility that meets the highest quality standards," emphasizes Martin Daum, Daimler Trucks North America President and CEO.


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