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LNG Tanks Now Available as a Factory-Installed Option for Freightliner Cascadia Natural Gas Trucks

Freightliner Trucks now offers factory-installed liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel tanks for the Cascadia® 113. This product offering joins the LNG and CNG offerings in the 114SD and the M2 112, which have been available as a factory installed option since 2009.  A selection of Freightliner’s alternative fuel products will be featured at booth #1405 […]

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Detroit Connect Offered on Freightliner Cascadia Truck Models with Cummins Engines

Detroit Diesel Corporation (Detroit) announced the availability of its DetroitTM Connect solutions for all new Freightliner Cascadia® truck models equipped with Cummins diesel and natural gas engines. Offered as a factory-installed option beginning Q1 2014, the Detroit Connect suite of telematics solutions – which includes Visibility fleet software and the new On-Board Tablet — provide the […]

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New Roof Fairing Enhances Fuel Economy for the Freightliner Cascadia and Cascadia Evolution

Freightliner Trucks announced a new factory-installed roof fairing is now available as standard on Freightliner Cascadia® Evolution 72-inch mid-roof XT models and as an option on Freightliner Cascadia 72-inch mid-roof XT trucks. The new roof fairing further contributes to the aerodynamic styling on the trucks. Available with 12-inch or 20-inch side extenders, the roof fairing’s […]

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Freightliner Cascadia Sleeper Now Available with Factory-Installed Natural Gas Technology

Freightliner Trucks announced that its Freightliner Cascadia® natural gas-powered tractors will be available with a 48-inch sleeper cab. The natural gas-powered Cascadia will also be available with factory-installed compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanks. Equipped with the new Cummins Westport ISX12 G heavy-duty natural gas engine (with ratings up to 400hp […]

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Freightliner Cascadia Evolution Surpasses 15,000 Orders

Freightliner Trucks announced that its 2014 Cascadia® Evolution has surpassed more than 15,000 orders since the model’s start of production in March 2013.  The Cascadia Evolution is pacing the industry in terms of order intake for long-haul applications that demand the highest level of fuel efficiency. Powered by the newly designed Detroit™ DD15® engine, the […]

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Freightliner Trucks to Start Full Production of Cascadia Day Cab with Natural Gas Technology

Freightliner Trucks announced that in August 2013, it will begin full production on its Freightliner Cascadia® 113-inch BBC day cab with natural gas technology. Equipped with the new Cummins Westport ISX12 G heavy-duty natural gas engine as a factory-installed option, the Cascadia 113 natural gas day cab is ideal for regional haul, vocational and refuse […]

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USA Truck Receives 5,000th Freightliner Truck

Freightliner Trucks presented USA Truck with its 5,000th Freightliner tractor. The delivery was celebrated during a special ceremony at the company’s headquarters in Van Buren, Ark. USA Truck’s 5,000th Freightliner truck is a Cascadia® 125-inch sleeper equipped with a Detroit™ DD15® TC engine. The truck features decals on the driver’s door that not only mark […]

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Freightliner Cascadia Evolution Passes 10,000 in Orders

Freightliner Trucks announced that its 2014 Cascadia® Evolution has achieved more than 10,000 orders. The truck – which was introduced in 2012 – is now in full production. Powered by Detroit™, the Cascadia Evolution features aerodynamic and efficiency improvements that deliver up to an additional 7 percent improvement in fuel economy over an EPA 2010-compliant […]

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Gemini Transport Purchases 50 New Freightliner Cascadia 113 Natural Gas Day Cabs for Fuel Delivery to Love’s Travel Stops

Freightliner Trucks announced that Gemini Motor Transport LLC has purchased up to 50 new Freightliner Cascadia 113 natural gas day cab units to provide fuel distribution to the over 300 Love’s Travel Stops throughout the USA. Gemini will purchase and take delivery of the vehicles in the 4th Quarter of 2013. Gemini has been testing […]

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Cascadia Evoltion

Cascadia Evolution Delivers 7% Improvement in Fuel Economy Over EPA 2010 Models

Freightliner Trucks’ new Cascadia Evolution will deliver a 7% enhancement on the fuel economy of previous EPA 2010 compliant models with improvements in aerodynamics, weight reduction and Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) repackaging. DD15’s BlueTec 1-Box SCR package, which requires Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF), has been optimized to decrease size, weight and complexity. David Hames, general […]

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Freightliner Ride of Pride

Freightliner Presents Ride of Pride Trucks to Schneider and Cargo Transporters

Freightliner Trucks marked its 10th year of participation in the Rolling Thunder Ride of Pride program by presenting Schneider National and Cargo Transporters with new Freightliner Cascadia Ride of Pride trucks. Now in its 10th year, the Ride of Pride program was initiated by Ed Keeter, a Vietnam War veteran and former shift manager at […]

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Freightliner CNG

Freightliner Road Trippin’ on Compressed Natural Gas

LONG BEACH, CA. — Freightliner Trucks and Westport Innovations are in the midst of cross-country U.S. trips running compressed natural gas-powered trucks to prove the availability of the fuel out on the road. The trips are meant to show that a CNG infrastructure is rapidly developing, and that long-haul runs on CNG are feasible. Freightliner […]

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