/ News, Others / Daimler Trucks’ Saltillo plant in Mexico builds 100,000th Freightliner truck

Daimler Trucks’ Saltillo plant in Mexico builds 100,000th Freightliner truck

Linked In Share
Daimler Trucks' Saltillo plant in Mexico builds 100,000th Freightliner truck

Daimler Trucks North America celebrated the assembly of the 100,000th Freightliner truck in its Saltillo plant in Mexico.

The anniversary vehicle is a heavy-duty long-distance truck type Freightliner Cascadia and was delivered to “Grupo Mon-Ro”, a specialist in national and international freight operations.

The Saltillo plant, which was built with an investment volume of $300 million, is part of the international production network of Daimler’s commercial vehicle subsidiary Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). Saltillo can accommodate an annual production volume of up to 30,000 Freightliner Cascadia units for the Mexican domestic market and exports to further countries of Latin America, the United States and Canada.

“After the first turn of the sod in the year 2007 and the plant opening in 2009, we are proud to celebrate the production milestone of the 100,000th Freightliner Cascadia truck in the Saltillo plant in November this year,” said Martin Daum, Daimler Trucks North America President and CEO.

The Saltillo location houses the production plant, a logistics center, an administration building and a training center on a total area of over 120,000 square meters. In addition to Saltillo, Santiago Tianguistenco is the second production location of Daimler Trucks North America in Mexico.

by Dan Mihalascu (my Google+) - Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 - filed under News, Others. Image credit: .
Linked In Share
Related Articles
american trucks commercial vehicle daimler daimler ag daimler trucks Daimler Trucks North America freightliner freightliner cascadia mexico saltillo


Discuss: Daimler Trucks’ Saltillo plant in Mexico builds 100,000th Freightliner truck

2 Responses to “Daimler Trucks’ Saltillo plant in Mexico builds 100,000th Freightliner truck”

  1. Solidarity says:

    Mexicos quality sucks. WHy would anyone but a truck from mexico?

  2. @shoafs2001 says:

    Need to buy American

Leave a Reply















Inautonews Facebook PageInautonews RSS FeedInautonews TwitterInautonews Youtube Channel

Sign up to receive our email newsletter on your email. It's safe. No spam!

Marussia in ‘advanced’ rescue talks
Marussia in ‘advanced’ rescue talksJan.19 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Marussia and its administrators has confirmed an auction of team equipment has been postponed due to ...
Mercedes announces Jerez launch for 2015 car
Mercedes announces Jerez launch for 2015 carJan.19 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Mercedes has confirmed reports it will reveal its title-defending 2015 car on the first day of ...
Crucial Marussia auction postponed
Crucial Marussia auction postponedJan.19 (GMM/Inautonews.com) An auction of crucial team equipment has been postponed, as Marussia clings to survival less than a ...
Mercedes-Maybach to spawn E-Class version
Mercedes-Maybach to spawn E-Class versionMercedes-Benz is planning to expand the brand new Maybach lineup, which is currently made by the Maybach S-Class, with the ...
Leaked – Kia KX3
Leaked – Kia KX3The first images with the production version of the Kia KX3 have recently leaked out over the web as the model in question is ...
China’s parallel import market adds to sales worries
China’s parallel import market adds to sales worriesThe situation in China, the world’s largest auto market, is rosy no more – after years of double-digit gains as the overall ...
Exclusive: BMW 9-Series denied as Mercedes-Maybach competitor
Exclusive: BMW 9-Series denied as Mercedes-Maybach competitorA source within BMW has recently confirmed to inautonews.com that a competitor for the Mercedes-Maybach is not planned anytime ...
Exclusive: BMW M4 Iconic Lights not hitting Geneva
Exclusive: BMW M4 Iconic Lights not hitting GenevaThe BMW M4 Iconic Lights Concept will not be presented to the public at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show because the insufficient ...
US: NAIAS shows Japanese automakers are in for the long run in the truck category
US: NAIAS shows Japanese automakers are in for the long run in the truck categoryJapan’s automakers had an easy way taking a huge chunk of the US auto market decades ago, showcasing their well-known quality, ...
[VIDEO] Harry Metcalfe talks about his Lamborghini Countach
[VIDEO] Harry Metcalfe talks about his Lamborghini CountachIn the latest video released by his YouTube Channel, Harry Metcalfe is currently speaking about one of his rides, the classic ...
Lamborghini Veneno Roadster arrives in Hong Kong
Lamborghini Veneno Roadster arrives in Hong KongA white example of the impressive and rare Veneno Roadster has arrived recently at the Lamborghini Hong Kong dealership, where it ...
Local Motors plans 3D printed factories
Local Motors plans 3D printed factoriesWe have reported numerous times on how the technology and auto industries are colliding and in many sectors even merging – so ...
[VIDEO] Take a closer look at the Buick Avenir Concept
[VIDEO] Take a closer look at the Buick Avenir ConceptA video with the Buick Avenir Concept, shot at the 2015 Detroit Motor Show, is giving us another look into the impressive one-off ...
Lamborghini Gallardo burns to the ground in Florida
Lamborghini Gallardo burns to the ground in FloridaAnother example of a Lamborghini Gallardo has been ruined after flames have eaten its whole body, recently, in Tampa, Florida, ...
Acura NSX Type R rendered
Acura NSX Type R renderedIt’s been just a few days since the first report indicating a hot version of the Acura NSX’s new generation and now we can ...
Read more automotive news


2013 Frankfurt Motor Show Live Images

Kia KX3 1
Lamborghini Veneno Roadster arrives in Hong Kong 1
fire-lamborghini-gallardo-tampa 1
2015 Shelby GT Mustang 1
2015 holden cruze 1
ferrari-f430-china-crash-1
Ford-GT-NAIAS
Spy-Photo
Spy-Photo
Spy-Photo
Spy-Photo
audi prologue cabrio 1

More automotive from inautonews
Mercedes-Benz is planning to expand the brand new Maybach lineup, which is currently made by the Maybach S-Class, with the addition of an E-Class version. The German based automaker Mercedes-Benz has some even bigger plans for its future and after the revival of the Maybach brand, with the ...
read more
Inautonews Editors Section
The cars and trucks to remember from the 2015 NAIAS in Detroit
The cars and trucks to remember from the 2015 NAIAS in DetroitThe media previews are over and the public is flooding the area of the Cobo Center in Detroit, where the 2015 edition of the North American ...
BMW X6 M versus Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 Coupe
BMW X6 M versus Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 CoupeHere’s one battle for the ages – the utterly mobster-friendly BMW X6 SAC and Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe have their own M and AMG versions. That ...
US and Japanese brands line up for Detroit’s NAIAS
US and Japanese brands line up for Detroit’s NAIASYesterday we discussed a little bit about the novelties that European – and especially German – brands have to offer during the first big auto ...

Editors Section
Inautonews Editors Section
2012 Safest Cars list 2011 Safest Cars [Video] 2011 IIHS Safest Cars [Video] 2011 EuroNCAP Safest Cars 2010 Safest Cars [Video]

Latest in Safety Recall roundup: Toyota Prius V for airbag problemsToyota has recently issued a recall for several Prius V models because of a possible problem with ... 2015 Jeep Cherokee investigated by the NHTSA after firesUS auto safety regulators have announced late last week they would begin a probe into the latest ...
Safety Section