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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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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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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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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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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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