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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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Western Star Awards “STAR Performer Class of 2017” Dealer Sales Professionals

Western Star recently named its “STAR Performer Class of 2017”. Part of the annual STAR Performer Sales Achievement program, this award recognizes and rewards the top-selling sales professionals at Western Star dealerships in the U.S. and Canada. All recipients met or exceeded goals relating to truck sales, financing and training certification. In all, 25 Western […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Announces Collision Mitigation System, Air Disc Brakes Now Standard on the New Freightliner Cascadia

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today announced that the Detroit™ Assurance® 4.0 collision mitigation system and Meritor® EX+ L air disc brakes are standard on all new Freightliner Cascadia® truck models. DTNA’s products and innovations were viewed at the 2018 TMC Annual Meeting in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center, March 5–8, in booth #1505. […]

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SelecTrucks Launches Roadside Select, 24/7 Emergency Roadside Assistance Program

SelecTrucks is excited to launch a new premier heavy-duty emergency roadside assistance program, Roadside Select. This program is powered by Roadside Masters, North America’s largest 24/7 roadside assistance program for commercial vehicles, currently serving thousands of owner-operators and fleets. Roadside Masters is widely trusted among owner-operators for their quick response times, coast to coast support […]

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New Detroit Engine Strengthens Commitment to Vocational Market, Expands Product Portfolio

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced the start of vehicle production on February 5, 2018 with the new Detroit™ DD8™ engine. The engine is the latest addition to Detroit’s expansive powertrain portfolio. The success of the DD8 engine further increases Detroit’s overall market leadership and complements the already-in-production DD5™ engine for medium-duty and vocational markets. […]

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Jeff Sather Appointed President and CEO of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today announced that Jeff Sather has accepted the position of president and CEO of its subsidiary Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC). In this position, Sather will lead all operations of the market-leading manufacturer of motorhome, walk-in van, school bus and commercial bus chassis. In his most recent role, Sather acted […]

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