Daimler Truck North America Provides Second Life to Commercial Vehicle Batteries

PORTLAND, Ore. (May 20, 2024) – Daimler Truck North America LLC (DTNA) is committed to reducing the company’s overall carbon footprint by integrating a comprehensive circular economy approach across its operations. This strategy emphasizes repairing, remanufacturing, repurposing and recycling lithium-ion battery materials used in all DTNA electric vehicles (EVs). With goals to maximize battery lifespans and reduce material waste, the circular economy approach strives to extend the usability of rare-earth materials and products, thereby tackling global sustainability challenges. Leveraging advanced technology, DTNA can discern when a...