Freightliner Delivers 100,000th Truck Of Year

December 11, 1998

SHARING TOOLS        | Print Subscribe
Dec. 14 – For the first time, Freightliner has built more than 100,000 trucks in one year. The 100,000th truck of the year, a Class 8 Century Class tractor, rolled off the line Nov. 19 and has been delivered to M.S. Carriers.
Freightliner’s previous production record for Freightliner-nameplate trucks was 84,806 trucks, set last year. The company expects to surpass that mark by 31,000 to product 116,000 in 1998 – four times as many as the company built 10 years ago. (This figure does not include trucks produced by Sterling Truck Corp., which will build 12,000 Sterling-nameplate trucks this year.)
The 100,000th Freightliner truck, a typical M.S. Carriers spec, is a C120 Century Class with a 70-inch Raised Roof SleeperCab and equipped with a 430-horsepower Detroit Diesel Series 60.

Comment On This Story

Comment: (Maximum 2000 characters)  
Leave this field empty:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.


We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.


ELDs and Telematics

sponsored by
sponsor logo

Scott Sutarik from Geotab will answer your questions and challenges

View All

Sleeper Cab Power

Steve Carlson from Xantrex will answer your questions and challenges

View All