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Freightliner Truck at Auction Raises $70,000 for Paralyzed Vets

January 21, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News

The Freightliner Cascadia Tractor donated to Paralyzed Veterans of America by Freightliner Trucks, was sold for $70,000 at Sunday’s Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Ariz., with all proceeds benefitting Paralyzed Veterans of America. “We’re so grateful to Freightliner for this generous donation to our organization and for supporting our nation’s veterans,” [...]

Auction of Freightliner Truck Benefits Paralyzed Vets of America

January 17, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Owner Operators

A 2010 Freightliner Cascadia tractor — custom painted to illustrate the support of both Freightliner and Paralyzed Veterans of America’s dedication to the military and our veterans — will be auctioned off at this weekend’s Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Ariz. Proceeds from the sale will benefit Paralyzed Veterans of America. [...]

Covenant Transport Adopts Freightliner Trucks FIT System

January 14, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Owner Operators

Freightliner Trucks says Tennessee-based Covenant Transport has ordered the Freightliner In-Cab Training (FIT) System for its fleet. Covenant is among the first major fleets to order the exercise and flexibility system as a reward and incentive program for its drivers. Developed in collaboration with Rolling Strong, the FIT System is [...]

Freightliner Trucks Makes Available its New 2014 Calendar

December 13, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News

Freightliner Trucks today announced that its 2014 calendar is now available to order, highlighted by the “Run Smart” and “Work Smart” national advertising campaigns currently being run by Freightliner. The Run Smart campaign showcases the brand’s on-highway models, including the Freightliner Cascadia, Cascadia Evolution and the Freightliner Coronado. The Work [...]

Freightliner Trucks Offers Twin Steer Prep Kits for 2 Models

November 27, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment

Freightliner Trucks now offers twin steer chassis prep kits for its 114SD and 122SD truck models. The prep kits can quickly facilitate aftermarket conversions and installation of second steer-axle and heavy-duty suspensions, resulting in faster delivery to the customer. Freightliner Trucks has partnered with Canada-based Simard Suspensions to offer this [...]

Freightliner Trucks Now Offered With WABCO Warning System

November 6, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fleet Management, Safety
Freightliner Trucks Now Offered With WABCO Warning System

Meritor WABCO, which provides safety and efficiency technology for the North American commercial vehicle industry, said today that OnLane, its lane-departure warning system, is now available as an option on Freightliner Cascadia and Freightliner Cascadia Evolution models. Meritor WABCO’s OnLane, powered with SafeTrak technology by Takata, is a forward-looking, vision-based [...]

New Freightliner iPad App Offers Buyers a Virtual Truck Showroom

October 17, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Owner Operators

Freightliner Trucks has introduced a dealer sales tool that it claims will enhance the overall customer truck purchasing experience. Designed for the iPad, the Freightliner sales tool app provides dealers with interactive product information at the touch of the fingertips. The new app serves as a virtual showroom for every [...]

Truck Fleet Orders Freightliner In-Cab Training System

October 15, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News

Transport America, among the largest for-hire carriers in North America, has ordered the Freightliner In-Cab (FIT) System for a portion of its fleet. Developed by Freightliner Trucks in collaboration with Rolling Strong, the FIT System is the first-ever OEM-designed and integrated in-cab exercise and flexibility system. The FIT System provides [...]

Hendrickson Debuts Lightweight Aero Clad Truck Bumper

October 14, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment

Hendrickson Bumper and Trim officials have introduced the Aero Clad Coronado SD bumper, which is the latest in an entire line of lightweight, corrosion-resistant bumpers now available from the Itasca, Ill.-based manufacturer. The Coronado SD bumper features a bright mirrored finish that promotes better corrosion resistance and is 150 pounds [...]

Detroit Diesel Debuts On-Board Tablet for Freightliner, Western Star Trucks

October 7, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Technology

Detroit Diesel Corp. says its new advanced mobile device — the On-Board Tablet — is equipped with powerful apps to streamline communications, using the latest in commercial telematics technology to boost efficiency and driver performance. Developed in collaboration with Zonar, the tablet works seamlessly with Detroit Virtual Technician and Visibility [...]