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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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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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Expanded Virtual Technician Diagnostics Capabilities Now Monitors Detroit Assurance Suite of Safety Systems

Detroit has extended the number of fault codes monitored by the Detroit™ Connect Virtual Techniciansm integrated remote diagnostic system to include those generated by the Detroit Assurance™ suite of safety systems. Available on all Freightliner Cascadia® and Cascadia Evolution trucks equipped with Detroit™ heavy duty engines, Detroit Assurance is integrated into the truck’s engine and […]

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FlowBelow Aerodynamic Kits Available for Certain Freightliner Models

Freightliner Trucks has partnered with FlowBelow Aero, Inc., to supply factory-installed, aerodynamic options for the original Freightliner Cascadia® with or without the Evolution aerodynamic package.   The FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit™ is a tractor-mounted system that includes patented Quick-Release wheel covers and aerodynamic center and rear fairings. When installed on the already-streamlined and optimized Cascadia, the […]

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Freightliner Trucks Pushes Innovation with New Cascadia

The new Freightliner Cascadia® unveiled, is the most advanced truck Freightliner has ever designed, and will further lower the Real Cost of Ownershipsm (RCO) for customers. “The original Freightliner Cascadia set unprecedented standards for aerodynamic, lightweight and maintenance-reducing features,” said Richard Howard, senior vice president of Sales and Marketing for Daimler Trucks North America. “Then, […]

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AeroSmart & SmartAdvantage Packages Now Available for Freightliner Cascadia

The Freightliner Cascadia® can now be spec’d with the new AeroSmart and SmartAdvantage™ Powertrain packages. These options are designed to further enhance the industry-leading efficiency and performance of the Cascadia. “Our objective is to always provide our customers with impactful solutions that will help them lower their Real Cost of Ownership,” said Mary Aufdemberg, director […]

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Freightliner has Started Production of Cascadia Natural Gas Sleepers

Freightliner Trucks has started production of additional features for the Freightliner Cascadia® natural gas-powered tractor. The Meritor WABCO OnGuard™ Collision Safety System is now available on Cascadia natural gas-powered tractors spec’d with a manual transmission.  The Cascadia natural gas tractor is now also available with a 48-inch sleeper cab, and factory-installed compressed natural gas (CNG) […]

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Eaton Manual Transmissions Now Available in Freightliner Cascadia® with Westport Natural Gas Engines

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton has announced that the company’s lineup of manual transmissions are now available as an option on Freightliner chassis equipped with Cummins Westport™ ISX-12 G heavy-duty natural gas engines. The Eaton transmissions will debut on Freightliner Cascadia® day cabs with Westport engines that are scheduled to go into production in September of […]

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Freightliner Introduces High-Visibility Truck-Lite LED Headlamps

Freightliner Trucks today announced the availability of high-performance LED headlamps custom-engineered for the Freightliner Cascadia® by Truck-Lite Co. LLC. The new headlamps will also be available as an aftermarket retrofit option from Freightliner dealers across North America. “We’re proud to add Truck-Lite LED headlamps to the Freightliner aftermarket parts offering,” said Todd Biggs, director, aftermarket […]

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Low-Riding Big Rig Aims for 10 MPG

It was a dog and pony show starring a fuel-efficient big rig with enough bells and whistles to draw longing looks from fleet managers, drivers and trucking company executives. The low-riding, diesel fuel-sipping Cascadia Evolution, Daimler Freightliner’s next big offering to trucking companies, rolled into Memphis on a mission to create a buzz in one […]

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