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Daimler Trucks North America Recognizes 40 Masters of Quality

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced the 40 recipients of its 2017 Masters of Quality Supplier award. The award recognizes the top quality components and services suppliers to Freightliner Trucks and Western Star.   The annual program recognizes outstanding suppliers that have received high scores based on their quality, delivery, technology and cost performance as […]

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Charlotte to Be Honored As “Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working City”

Charlotte has been selected to receive the Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities award, which honors cities fueling economic growth and job creation. The recognition program by Freightliner came after an economic data review revealed the Queen City is one of the top cities in North America for investments in infrastructure, building projects, and job creation. As part […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Sets New Standard in Customer Experience with New Digital Solutions, Enhanced Supply Chain and Retail Strategy

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced several significant updates that will positively impact the customer experience. Enhanced digital solutions, a new parts distribution center, and a new retail strategy will benefit customers at every touch point and will help DTNA realize its vision of achieving 24-hour or less repair time.   “Our customers have diverse […]

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New Battery Powered HVAC System Now Available for New Freightliner Cascadia Truck Models

A new Battery Powered HVAC system is now available as a factory-installed option for new Freightliner Cascadia® truck models. This system provides up to 10 hours of cooling or 34 hours of heating to the cab when parked. Available on all new Cascadia sleeper sizes and bunk styles, the Battery Powered HVAC system reduces emissions […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Announces Penske Truck Leasing and NFI as Partners for Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced today that Penske Truck Leasing and NFI have agreed to partner in operating the Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet of eCascadia™ heavy-duty trucks and eM2 106 medium-duty trucks. The move is the next phase of a co-creation process that DTNA is utilizing to actively involve customers in the development of […]

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Detroit Connect Expands Reporting Capabilities and Services to Deepen Insights for Customers

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced the introduction of two new connectivity services into its Detroit Connect portfolio – Detroit Connect Direct and a wireless in-cab device connection. Exclusive to the new Freightliner Cascadia® spec’d with Detroit™ engines, these new services will expand communication and reporting capabilities and provide deeper insights for customers. Detroit Connect […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Unveils Two Freightliner Electric Vehicle Models and Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet

Freightliner Trucks premiered two fully electrified commercial vehicles, a Freightliner eCascadia™ heavy-duty truck and a Freightliner eM2 106 medium-duty truck today, during the Daimler Trucks Capital Market and Technology Day here. Freightliner plans to deliver an Electric Innovation Fleet of 30 vehicles to customers later this year for further testing under real-world operating conditions. Both […]

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Western Star Offers OOIDA Member Discounts

Current members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) can receive rebates on qualifying new Western Star truck models. Qualifying used trucks at SelecTrucks Centers are also eligible for the discount program. To be eligible for a rebate from Western Star or SelecTrucks, customers must be OOIDA members for 90 days prior to purchase and […]

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Freightliner Trucks Offers OOIDA Member Discounts

Current members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) can receive rebates on qualifying new Freightliner truck models. Qualifying used trucks at SelecTrucks Centers are also eligible for the discount program. “We’re proud of our partnership with OOIDA, and are pleased to offer its members rebates on our trucks,” said Kelly Gedert, director of product […]

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Freightliner Custom Chassis Delivers 50,000th Chassis to UPS

A two-decade partnership among two of the most trusted and respected names in the work-truck and parcel-delivery industries reached a major milestone, as Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC) delivered its 50,000th chassis to UPS. Leaders from UPS and FCCC were on hand at FCCC headquarters in Gaffney recently to mark the official delivery of the milestone […]

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Freightliner Trucks Debuts New CNG Truck Models at 2018 ACT Expo

Two new Freightliner Cascadia® compressed natural gas (CNG) were showcased for the first time at the 2018 ACT Expo Conference. The trucks displayed in the Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) booth, further expands DTNA’s breadth of alternative fuel options. One of the new Cascadia CNG vehicles featured by Freightliner at ACT Expo was developed in […]

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Western Star Truck Promotes Trucking Careers and the Industry for Canadian Women

The campaign to attract more women to the Canadian trucking industry now has its most visible promotion yet. The Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada (WTFC) recently unveiled a 2019 Western Star 5700XE with a promotional wrap featuring the organization’s name and pictures of its members. The 5700XE model, which is owned by Sharp Transportation Systems, […]

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