The supervisory board of the Tognum, the engine manufacturer is now in the hands of Rolls Royce and Daimler. The two company hold the 98.8% of shares of the company, therefore they now have the power to control the motor manufacturer, with the main person in charge, Andreas Renschler, the head of commercial vehicle division of Daimler. Meanwhile other members of the board are John Paterson, Michael Haidinger and Andrew Heath from Rolls Royce and Stefan Buchner, from Daimler.
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The American Trucking Association started the Management Conference and Exhibition in Dallas, TX on October 15. And in that conference, Daimler Truck North America announced the “Detroit” brand. The Detroit brand, from now on, will be inherent in all powertrain- related truck components. The new diesel engines are complying with the EPA 2010 emissions standard in the US. These engines are DD13, DD15 and DD16 and will have performance from 350 to 600HP. Because of the Daimler BlueTec technology, these engines are the world’s most low-emission and fuel efficient ones. Andreas Renschler, Daimler AG Board of Management member, said, “We will combine all the components of truck powertrains in… Continue Reading »