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End of Diesel Engines Is in Sight, Daimler’s Roger Nielsen Says

Posted April 25, 2019

Under Logistics & Supply Chain Issues

(Jim Stinson – Transport Topics)

The beginning of the end is here for the internal-combustion truck engine, said Roger Nielsen, CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, the largest truck manufacturer on the continent.

And the replacement for diesel-run trucks will be electric vehicles, Nielsen declared. Not trucks run by natural gas or hydrogen fuel cells or a hybrid of diesel and electric, he said.

“I believe the future is electric,” Nielsen said. “The road to emissions-free driving will be driven by battery-electric vehicles.”

Nielsen said Daimler is aggressively planning for a future of totally electric trucks and buses. Click here to read more.