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Daimler Recalls Freightliner Cascadia Trucks With CNG Engines

September 26, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Safety
Daimler Recalls Freightliner Cascadia Trucks With CNG Engines

Daimler Trucks North America is recalling about 1,000 model year 2013-2017 Freightliner Cascadia vehicles manufactured between Sept. 24, 2012 and May 27, 2015, that are equipped with compressed natural gas (CNG) engines. The affected vehicles have a Power Distribution Module (PDM) that is mounted near the CNG fuel tank. Due [...]

Daimler Completes $500 Million Supply Accord with NorthStar Battery

September 21, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Technology
Daimler Completes $500 Million Supply Accord with NorthStar Battery

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has entered into a seven-year agreement with Swedish-American energy storage manufacturer NorthStar Battery Co. as the supplier of Ultra High Performance Pure Lead AGM batteries as part of the improvements being made to the next generation Cascadia truck. NorthStar is also available as an extended [...]

Freightliner Trucks’ 2018 Cascadia Puts Emphasis on Innovation

September 7, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Technology
Freightliner Trucks’ 2018 Cascadia Puts Emphasis on Innovation

Freightliner Trucks said the new Freightliner Cascadia — unveiled late last week — is the most advanced truck Freightliner has ever designed, and will further lower the Real Cost of Ownership (RCO) for customers. Richard Howard, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Daimler Trucks North America, “With the [...]

Daimler to Equip Freightliner M2106 Truck with Detroit DD5 Engine

August 1, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
Daimler to Equip Freightliner M2106 Truck with Detroit DD5 Engine

Daimler Trucks North America said last week it will begin production of Freightliner M2106 trucks equipped with the DD5 engine beginning in October. The DD5 is the newest Detroit engine to be released and is built off of the same principles and design that have led to the success of [...]

June’s Used Truck Volumes Up; Down Year Over Year, Year to Date

July 27, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
June’s Used Truck Volumes Up; Down Year Over Year, Year to Date

Used Class 8 truck same-dealer sales volumes swung upward in June, posting a double-digit month-over-month increase, following a sharp decline in May, according to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks report, published by ACT Research. However, the same report shows that sales [...]

Daimler Recalling New Trucks Due to Cummins Engine Issue

July 5, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Regulations

Daimler Trucks North America said Friday it is recalling about 268 model year 2017 Freightliner Cascadia, 122SD, Western Star 4900SA and 4900FA, and FCCC XCM and XCP trucks manufactured from March 14, 2016, through May 18, 2016. These trucks are equipped with a Cummins ISX12 or ISX15 engine using certain [...]

ACT Figures Show Used Class 8 Truck Volumes Drop 18% in May

June 28, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
ACT Figures Show Used Class 8 Truck Volumes Drop 18% in May

Used Class 8 truck same dealer sales volumes took a steep downward turn in May, falling by double-digit percentages month over month and year over year. However, year-to-date volumes declined by a smaller percentage, according to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, [...]

April’s Used Class 8 Truck Volumes Drop 3% for Month and Year

May 26, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

Used Class 8 truck same-dealer sales volumes ended their upward trend in April, while year-to-date volumes fell for a fourth consecutive month, according to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, published by ACT Research. “April Class 8 used truck volumes fell by [...]

Daimler Trucks Inks Upcoming North American Commercial Vehicle Show

May 24, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

The North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show) has announced that Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has signed a letter of intent to exhibit at the inaugural NACV Show in Atlanta, Ga., scheduled Sept. 18-22, 2017, as well as the 2019 & 2021 NACV Shows. DTNA also joins the NACV [...]

Accuride’s Brillion Iron Works Awarded New Business by Detroit

May 18, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Technology

The Detroit subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America has awarded Accuride Corp.’s Brillion Iron Works business unit a long-term contract to supply the flywheel used with the Detroit DT12 Automated Manual Transmission. Brillion was named a strategic source of machined flywheels to Detroit in North America and will begin production [...]