Commercial Vehicle Brands
For over 44 years, Western Star Trucks has hand-built tough customized Class 8 trucks to the exact specifications of its customers. Western Star’s attention to detail, fine workmanship and over 3,600 options results in a durable, reliable and truly customized truck with the finest amenities. Western Star manufactures premium sleeper on-highway tractors, heavy vocational trucks and extreme-duty vehicles for a variety of applications. Its dealer network consists of over 240 North American locations to meet your every need. Western Star was acquired by Daimler Trucks North America in 2000.
Founded in 1916, Thomas Built Buses is a leading manufacturer of school buses in North America. Since the first Thomas Built bus rolled off the assembly line, the company has been committed to delivering the smartest and most innovative buses in the industry. Our full line of buses for schools, daycare centers, activity centers and specialty markets are custom-built for every customer. Each bus comes with thorough market expertise, an extensive dealer network and all the customer support, service and parts availability you need.
Trusted by some of the most respected names in the delivery, motor home and bus industries, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) manufactures premium vehicle chassis for walk-in vans, motor homes, school buses and commercial buses. Nearly two-thirds of all walk-in diesel van chassis sold today are made by FCCC. The recreational vehicle market values FCCC premium brand and support which is why it has continuously earned more than 50% of the market share year after year.
Located in Montvale, NJ, Daimler Vans USA LLC is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Mercedes-Benz USA LLC, responsible for the sales and marketing of Sprinter commercial vehicles in the United States. Marking the return of the three-pointed star to the U.S. light-duty commercial vehicle market, Daimler Vans USA markets the Sprinter van line through established Freightliner dealerships and, through an agreement with Mercedes-Benz USA, to a select network of Mercedes-Benz dealerships.
Since 1984, Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) has operated a separate business unit that sells trucks directly to the U.S. and Canadian military and a number of federal agencies.
The U.S. Army counts on DTNA’s Government Vehicles division for custom-built vehicles with military-specific modifications. These trucks transport bulk goods and light construction equipment.
The Government Vehicles division also sells a broad range of Freightliner and Western Star trucks to both U.S. and Canadian federal agencies. The division ensures that all governmental requirements and regulations are followed when submitting bids and fulfilling orders for the federal government.
Detroit Corporation is an affiliate of Daimler Trucks North America, LLC and is a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engines for the commercial truck market. The company offers a complete line of engines from 350 to 600 horsepower for the on-highway and vocational markets, which include the DD13®, DD15®, DD16® and the Series 60® for export markets and off-highway applications. Detroit’s corporate headquarters is located in Detroit, Michigan, where it engages in the design, manufacture, sale and service of these products. Detroit engines are serviced through a North American network of more than 800 authorized locations. Detroit also has five remanufacturing centers that are strategically located throughout the United States, and a worldwide parts distribution center.
First opened in 1997, SelecTrucks is Daimler Trucks North America’s network of used truck outlets offering a wide selection of used trucks, convenient locations, comprehensive warranty packages, flexible financing terms and business support. A computerized locator system can help you find just the right truck. SelecTrucks Centers deliver consistent, unparalleled value and support to both fleets and owner-operators by providing exclusive finance programs, selection from a nationwide inventory of used trucks and the industry’s most comprehensive used truck warranty, the Select Limited Warranty. Flexible financing provides just the right terms. Our 148-point inspection program and limited warranties offer the peace of mind that Freightliner wants every customer to feel when their truck leaves the lot.
Daimler Truck Financial specializes in custom finance and lease packages for all products in the Daimler family. Focusing on the trucking industry gives us a unique understanding of the needs and challenges faced by today’s trucking and vocational companies. We offer a quick and simple financing process and work directly with our customers to develop the best financing solution for their business.
TravelCenters of America is headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, and is the nation’s largest network of full-service travel centers, with 162 locations in 40 U.S. states. Of that number 146 are also Freightliner ServicePoint locations, where Freightliner truck owners can obtain parts, warranties and receive light repair services. Each of these locations employs ASE-certified service technicians and all are connected to Freightliner’s ServicePro and PartsPro vehicle history and parts database systems. With 24-hour service at most locations, TravelCenters are one more link in Freightliner’s ever-growing customer support chain.