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Con-way Freight Upgrade Includes 875 Freightliner Trucks, 1,750 Trailers

July 17, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Safety, Technology
Con-way Freight Facelift Includes 875 Freightliner Trucks, 1,750 Trailers

Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has upgraded its fleet for 2015 with the purchase of 875 new Daimler Freightliner tractors to replace older units. The replacements will help refresh the fleet and enable Con-way Freight to maintain one of the newest and most modern [...]

Agility Fuel Systems and Freightliner Trucks Enter Long-Term Agreement

June 15, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, News, Technology
Agility Fuel Systems and Freightliner Trucks Enter Long-Term Agreement

Agility Fuel Systems will now serve as the sole provider of natural gas fuel systems to Freightliner Trucks. The seven-year agreement will provide custom designed products with the latest features and technological innovations. Based in Santa Ana, Calif., Agility designs and produces natural gas fuel systems for heavy-duty vehicles. The [...]

Unveiling The Freightliner Inspiration Truck

May 26, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Video
Freightliner Inspiration Truck

The Freightliner Inspiration Truck is the world’s first autonomous truck to be granted a license for road use. The Freightliner Inspiration Truck is based on the series-produced US Freightliner Cascadia truck. It has been equipped with the Highway Pilot technology and modified for use on American highways. The Highway Pilot [...]

Freightliner Highlights from Mid-America Trucking Show 2015

May 24, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Video
Freightliner MATS Highlights

From the Freightliner SuperTruck to ‎Team Freightliner Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson & more, watch to discover the highlights from Mid-America Trucking Show 2015. [...]

Freightliner Trucks Salutes Salt Lake as ‘Hardest Working City’

May 21, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News
Freightliner Trucks Salutes Salt Lake as ‘Hardest Working City’

The Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities program salutes cities spearheading community growth and innovation. The company announced Salt Lake City will be the second city to receive the award. Indianapolis was celebrated earlier this year to kick off the program. “Freightliner Trucks wants to thank those who use our products [...]

Penske Truck Leasing Wins Texas Grants for NG Freightliners

May 11, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fuel, Image, News

Penske Truck Leasing is the recipient of four grants totaling $1.1 million from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) through the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP). It is expected the company will utilize the grants to subsidize the purchase of natural gas Freightliner Cascadia tractors equipped with Cummins Westport [...]

Self-driving Freightliner Truck Licensed Amid Fanfare

May 6, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, News, Technology
Self-driving Freightliner Truck Licensed Amid Fanfare

At a ceremony late Tuesday at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval officially granted the first license for an autonomous commercial truck to operate on an open public highway in the United States to Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). At the event — hosted by DTNA President [...]

BorgWarner Fan Drives for Trucks Perform in Heat and Height

April 29, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fleet Management, Technology
BorgWarner Fan Drives for Trucks Perform in Heat and Height

Auburn Hills, Mich.-based BorgWarner says its Visctronic variable speed fan drives are now standard equipment on Freightliner Cascadia trucks in Mexico. Built by Daimler Trucks North America and powered by Detroit DD15 engines, these commercial long-haul trucks operate in high temperatures and high elevations. Featuring an electronically actuated variable speed [...]

Freightliner Recalls 2,386 Cascadia Trucks for Potential Brake Drag

April 8, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Regulations, Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) this week published a recall for 2,386 Freightliner Cascadia tractors due to a problem with the service brakes. Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) said it is recalling certain model year 2015 Freightliner Cascadia, Business Class M2, 108SD, 114SD, 122SD, Coronado, Western Star 4700, [...]

Freightliner’s Cascadia Offers AeroSmart & SmartAdvantage Packages

March 31, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Mid America Show, Technology
Freightliner’s Cascadia Offers AeroSmart & SmartAdvantage Packages

Freightliner Trucks said its Cascadia model can now be spec’d with the new AeroSmart and SmartAdvantage Powertrain packages, both options designed to enhance the efficiency and performance of this popular Class 8 tractor. The new AeroSmart package allows the latest aerodynamic components available for the Cascadia to be easily combined [...]