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Sharing the Green Deal vision of sustainable transport and a carbon neutral Europe by 2050, two leading companies in the commercial vehicle industry, Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group, have signed a preliminary non-binding agreement to establish a new joint venture.

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) utilized its display at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV) to highlight new product and service solutions, including the introduction of the Dynamic Lease Program from Daimler Truck Financial (DTF).

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. (MFTA) announced that production of the industry's first Class 5 cabover gasoline-powered work truck began at Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) plant in Gaffney, S.C. FCCC is a sister company within Daimler Trucks.

Kary Schaefer, general manager of marketing and strategy of Daimler Trucks North America's (DTNA) Freightliner Trucks and Detroit brands, will serve as keynote speaker at the 2018 Green Truck Summit on March 6. Her speech will address the diversity of available new technologies, as well as ongoing developments in clean diesel, natural gas and electrification.