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Safety, Driver-Optimized Features Contribute to Demand for Freightliner EconicSD Waste Collection Trucks

With its enhanced safety features and a driver-focused design, the Freightliner® EconicSD™ waste collection truck is a modern, innovative solution for the refuse segment.  “Market demand for the Freightliner EconicSD has exceeded our expectations and confirmed our premise that there was a critical need for this vehicle in the refuse segment. We have already sold […]

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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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New Freightliner EconicSD Waste Collection Truck Unveiled at WasteExpo

• The Freightliner EconicSD is an innovative, low-entry COE waste collection truck. • Equipped with the new Detroit DD8 mid-range engine and the Detroit Assurance suite of safety systems, the Freightliner EconicSD is a customer-centric solution with productivity, safety and uptime at its foundation.  • The Freightliner EconicSD will be available to order starting in the summer of […]

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Lippert Components introduces bedding line for Class 8 truck mattresses

Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI®), a leading supplier of premium components to the recreational vehicle and adjacent industries, has introduced a line of quality, adjustable sheet sets that are designed to securely fit the wider, longer mattresses commonly found in Class 8 sleeper cabins.    The somnum® adjustable twin XL sheet sets are made from ultra-soft […]

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New England Freightliner andWestern Star Dealers join to create the Advantage Truck Group

TriState Truck Center Freightliner/Western Star and McDevitt Trucks with its affiliate, Patriot Freightliner, Western Star, have joined forces to form Advantage Truck Group LLC (ATG). ATG with its six locations creates a comprehensive customer service network across central New England including New Hampshire, Vermont, and Massachusetts. ATG is dedicated to provide an unprecedented customer experience […]

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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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Detroit DD8 Engine, Freightliner Vocational Solutions Featured at 2018 World of Concrete

For the first time, the Detroit™ DD8™ engine will be showcased at the 2018 World of Concrete (Jan. 23 – 26, 2018, Las Vegas). The engine will be featured alongside Freightliner Trucks’ breadth of options for the vocational market in booth #C5427. “The DD8 engine combines the durability and efficiency expected from Detroit with the features best […]

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Freightliner’s New Cascadia Receives 2017 GOOD DESIGN Award

The design of Freightliner Trucks’ new Cascadia® model was selected for a recent 2017 GOOD DESIGN™ award. The prestigious competition selects product designs and graphics from more than 46 nations for design excellence. Founded in Chicago in 1950 and curated by the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design […]

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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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