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Freightliner Trucks Honors Its Top Dealer Sales Professionals

Freightliner Trucks is proud to announce that it has awarded its top dealer sales professionals’ “Elite” status through its annual Leland James Elite Sales Achievement Program. “It is my sincere honor to congratulate the winners of our prestigious Leland James Elite Program,” said Bob Correll, vice president sales, Freightliner Trucks. “The winners who achieve this […]

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Freightliner to Feature Electric eM2 Model, Vocational Solutions at Work Truck Show

At the 2019 Work Truck Show, Freightliner will exhibit a wide range of its vocational vehicles and powertrain options in booth #4659. Visitors to the booth can also explore the new battery-electric Freightliner eM2 truck.  Part of Daimler Trucks North America’s (DTNA) e-mobility initiative, the medium-duty eM2 is being designed for local distribution, pickup and […]

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Freightliner Trucks to Feature New Vocational Option at World of Concrete

Freightliner Trucks will showcase an innovative array of vocational solutions at World of Concrete 2019 in Las Vegas from January 22-25 at booth #C5359. An all-new option will be on display for the first time at World of Concrete: The Freightliner 114SD concrete mixer spec’d with the new Cummins X12 engine. Up to 600 pounds […]

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Daimler Trucks North America introduces the first SAE Level 2 automated truck in series production in North America with the latest enhancements to the Freightliner new Cascadia(r). (PRNewsfoto/Daimler Trucks North America LLC)

Freightliner New Cascadia with Level-2 Automated Driving Named Best Transportation Technology at CES 2019

Daimler Trucks North America’s Freightliner new Cascadia® was awarded the prestigious honor of “Best Transportation Technology” at theengadget annual ”Best of CES” awards ceremony at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). According the engadget, the Transportation Technology category is awarded to the best technology related to the “ever-advancing science of getting from here to there.” The truck debuted at […]

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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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