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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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Daimler Trucks North America Celebrates a Century of Innovation

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is set to celebrate a century of innovation with anniversaries of Freightliner, Detroit, Western Star and Thomas Built Bus brands.   Throughout 2017 DTNA will celebrate its legacy of delivering uncompromising quality, value and durability for more than one hundred years.  With advanced engineering solutions—like Detroit™ engines, best-in-class safety systems, […]

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SelecTrucks Brings Back Walk-Away Lease Program

SelecTrucks has reintroduced its premier manufacturer-backed fair market value leasing program, SelectLease*. Participating fleets will benefit from attractive monthly payments, zero to low down payment options, flexible lease terms ranging from 24 to 36 months, reduced ownership risk, and 60-Day Buyer’s Assurance included at no extra cost. Freightliner trucks leased through the program are eligible […]

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Detroit™ DT12™ Automated Manual Transmission Now Available for Order with PTO

Detroit Diesel Corporation and its component brand Detroit is excited to announce the availability of a power take-off (PTO) option for its industry leading automated manual transmission, the Detroit DT12. Both the Direct Drive and Over Drive DT12 transmissions are available for order with a proprietary rear mounted PTO on original Freightliner Cascadia® models with […]

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