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Freightliner Trucks Unveils the Latest Round of Enhancements for the New Cascadia

For the second time in less than a month, Freightliner Trucks has announced upgrades to its revolutionary new Cascadia® model. The newest enhancements include: · Keyless entry that offers convenience and can improve safety. Besides buttons for locking and unlocking, this feature can roll down windows and, if equipped, test the bulbs on the truck’s exterior […]

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Freightliner Unveils 60-Inch Raised Roof Configuration for New Cascadia

Freightliner’s new Cascadia® will now be offered in a 60-inch raised roof sleeper model in both 116- and 126-inch BBC platforms – adding to the number of configurations available for the groundbreaking truck model. “Driver experience is a key part of our Real Cost of Ownership proposition, and this is another solution the new Cascadia […]

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Daimler Trucks North America’s Cleveland, North Carolina Facility to Donate $100,000 to the United Way

To help the community through its DaimlerCares program, Daimler Trucks North America’s (DTNA) truck manufacturing plant in Cleveland, N.C. donated $100,000 to the Rowan County Chapter of United Way, along with $20,000 in donations to seven other non-profits. The other groups include: ·        Cleveland Elementary School, Cleveland, N.C. ·        German Language and Culture Foundation, Charlotte, […]

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Old Dominion Drives Its 15,000th Freightliner Truck Off Assembly Line

Freightliner and Old Dominion celebrate 26-partnership during celebration at DTNA’s Cleveland Truck Manufacturing Plant  Freightliner Trucks and Old Dominion Freight Line celebrated its longtime partnership at a celebration at Daimler Truck North America’s (DTNA) Cleveland, N.C. truck manufacturing plant. Old Dominion Vice Chairman of the Board and CEO David Congdon was behind the wheel of […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Testing Platooning Systems on U.S. Highways, Pushing to Improve Fuel Efficiency, Driver Productivity, Safety

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has been testing platooning systems on test tracks and select U.S. highways, demonstrating how the new technology can improve fuel efficiency, driver productivity, convenience and safety. The first step of platooning is called “pairing,” where two trucks travel in tandem at distances closer than what is possible under manual operation. […]

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Freightliner Trucks Partners with Hendrickson on Liftable Forward Tandem Axle to Reduce Weight, Save Fuel, Gain Traction, Improve Maneuverability

To help fleet customers optimize the movement of variable loads and expand its truck application offerings, Freightliner Trucks announced today it has partnered with Hendrickson to offer a Hendrickson OPTIMAAX® 6×2 liftable forward tandem axle exclusive to the new Freightliner Cascadia®. The new OPTIMAAX design will help carriers with diminishing loads, like bulk haulers and delivery vehicles that […]

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Freightliner Offers New Cab Configurations for New Cascadia Showcased at NACV

Freightliner’s revolutionary new Cascadia® model is now available in mid-roof cab configurations for regional overnight haulers and segments such as bulk haul and flat beds, the company announced today at the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show. The configurations include 48-, 60- and 72-inch mid-roof XT sleeper cabs in both 116- and 126-inch BBC platforms. […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Launches Inaugural NACV Show with Innovative Vehicle Lineup, Technological Leadership

To kick-off the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV), Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) will host a press conference to showcase an exciting range of on-highway and vocational trucks, along with technologically advanced engines and components. These provide the broadest range of solutions for customers looking for the most optimized fuel efficiency, safety options, […]

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Launch of Detroit Connect Remote Updates Begins with Over-the-Air DDEC Performance Report Extraction for the New Freightliner Cascadia

Fleets with the new Freightliner Cascadia® equipped with a Detroit™ engine will be able to remotely access Detroit Diesel Engine Control (DDEC) performance reports over-the-air via the Detroit Connect portal starting late summer 2017. DDEC reports use diagnostics to analyze driver and vehicle performance. They provide key data such as fuel efficiency information, time spent […]

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Freightliner Displays First Production of Near Zero Emission Lng-Powered M2 Road Tractors At Act Conference

Freightliner Trucks has produced its first road tractors powered by the Cummins ISL G Near Zero (NZ) NOX natural gas engine. The Freightliner M2 112, on display at the recent Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, is one of the nine trucks ordered by Mountain Valley Express of Stockton, Calif. “Mountain Valley Express is pleased to […]

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New Freightliner Cascadia, Integrated Detroit Powertrain to be Showcased at 2017 TMC Annual Meeting

The new Freightliner Cascadia® will be among the highlights of the Freightliner Trucks booth (#1300) at the 2017 TMC Annual Meeting, Feb. 27 – March 2, 2017, in Nashville, Tennessee. With a sleek aerodynamic design and the updated Integrated Detroit™ Powertrain, the new Cascadia is the most advanced truck ever designed by Freightliner. The model […]

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Freightliner Trucks Begins Production on New Cascadia

Freightliner Trucks announced it has begun production on its new Cascadia®. Designed and engineered with an emphasis on six Real Cost of Ownership solutions the new Cascadia sets the benchmark for fuel efficiency, safety, connectivity, quality, uptime and driver experience. The new Cascadia (equipped with AeroX and Integrated Detroit™ Powertrain (IDP) including a GHG17 DD15® […]

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