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TAG Truck Centers and Lonestar Truck Group merge to form one of the largest Freightliner and Western Star dealers in the U.S.

 TAG Truck Centers and the Lonestar Truck Group merged into a new company called TNTX. The two companies will align under the TNTX entity in the coming months. In the interim, the companies will operate as TAG Truck Centers and Lonestar Truck Group. TNTX will represent over $700 million in annual sales and will employ […]

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Daimler Trucks North America announces new functionality for Express WriteUp

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today announced enhancements to its Express WriteUp mobile application. Express WriteUp allows service advisors at Freightliner and Western Star dealerships to create repair orders (ROs) with a mobile device. When a vehicle arrives at a repair facility, the service advisor can access warranty repair coverage, repair history and fault code […]

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Wreaths across America depends on Freightliner trucks to help harvest and deliver wreaths in honor of veterans

Morrill Worcester has been in the wreath business for 47 years at Worcester Wreath Company of Harrington, Maine. But he’s better known as the man behind Wreaths Across America, a nonprofit organization dedicated to remembering and honoring veterans. In 1992, Worcester donated remembrance wreaths to be placed on the graves of veterans at Arlington National […]

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German Design Council Honors Freightliner New Cascadia with Awards

Freightliner Trucks’ new Cascadia® model recently won two 2017 Automotive Brand Contest awards – one for Exterior Volume Brand, the other for Interior Volume Brand. The Exterior Volume Brand award recognizes design in all vehicle classes, while the Interior Volume Brand focuses on features such as cockpits, instruments, airbags, paneling, seats, color and trim. Hosted […]

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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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