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 features numerous improvements to benefit performance and enhance the overall driver experience. The booth will also have a cutaway cab that showcases the truck’s spacious Driver Loft configuration.

“Technology is at the heart of the new Cascadia. Every feature inside and outside of the truck was carefully engineered to help our customers achieve new levels in efficiency, productivity and safety,” said Mary Aufdemberg, director of product marketing for Freightliner Trucks. “We’re excited to showcase the new Cascadia, and the innovation that drives it, at the 2017 TMC conference.”

In addition to the trucks, the Freightliner booth will also feature the Integrated Detroit Powertrain, which includes the following components:

  • A downsped-rated GHG17 Detroit DD15®, which is optimally matched to the new Cascadia
  • Updated DT12™ to improve fuel efficiency with the latest generation of intelligent powertrain management (IPM4)
  • New  Detroit drive  axles, which have been improved to reduced parasitic loss and a new Axle Lubrication Management system

The Freightliner booth will also feature subject matter experts available to answer questions about the Detroit Connect suite of connected vehicle services.  Visitors to the Freightliner booth can experience a live demonstration of the new Detroit Connect portal and can learn the latest about upcoming new connectivity features including Detroit Connect Remote Updates over-the –air programming capabilities and Detroit Connect Analytics fuel efficiency and safety insights. 

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Freightliner Trucks is a division of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, and is the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets Class 5-8 trucks and is a Daimler company, the world’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer.