Oregon governor visits Daimler in Stuttgart

Daimler Trucks showed Oregon governor, Ted Kulongoski a selection of its commercial vehicles with alternative drives and safety equipment featured in the company’s "Shaping Future Transportation" initiative during a visit to the company’s Stuttgart, Germany, headquarters

Daimler Trucks showed Oregon governor, Ted Kulongoski a selection of its commercial vehicles with alternative drives and safety equipment featured in the company’s "Shaping Future Transportation" initiative during a visit to the company’s Stuttgart, Germany, headquarters.

Kulongoski and the 11-member OR delegation got an overview of Daimler AG’s current vehicle lineup, including the Mercedes-Benz Atego Hybrid, the Fuso Canter Eco Hybrid, the natural gas-powered Mercedes-Benz Econic NGT, the EPA 10-ready Freightliner Cascadia and the Mercedes-Benz Actros Safety Truck at the test track in Stuttgart-Untertürkheim. Also on the agenda was a visit to Nabern, Germany where Daimler AG’s fuel cell development is centered.

According to the company, Kulongoski was most interested in the diverse technologies that Daimler Trucks uses in the development of alternative drive systems. “Ted Kulongoski is very interested in all industrial activities associated with the development of environment-friendly products. We are pleased that we can show him numerous examples illustrating the Daimler Trucks Shaping Future Transportation Initiative,” said Martin Daum, president & CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, during the visit.

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