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April 2, 2018

Minimizer Floor Mats Made for Freightliner Cascadia 116 and 126

Minimizer has released Customer Molded Floor Mats designed for cabin of the new Freightliner Cascadia 116 and 126.

March 15, 2018

3 Ways Vocational Truck Specs are Changing

Vocational fleets are increasingly spec’ing new technologies, options and features to get their work done.

March 6, 2018

Photos: 2018 TMC Annual Meeting

The Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations held its 2018 Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. HDT's editors were there and have these photo highlights.

February 14, 2018

Freightliner Offers Cascadia Detroit Connect Remote Updates

Detroit Connect Remote Updates is now available exclusively for the new Freightliner Cascadia spec’ed with Detroit engines.

February 6, 2018

Detroit's New DD8 Diesel Engine Completes Medium-Duty Power Offerings

The newest Detroit diesel engine from Daimler Trucks North America gives medium-duty fleets a higher-horsepower option for tough vocational applications.

February 1, 2018

Earnings Watch: UPS, Daimler Record Big Profits

Two of the biggest names in trucking, one in the shipping business and the other in the manufacturing sector, reported their fourth quarter 2017 and full-year earnings on Thursday morning and both showed big gains.

January 30, 2018

Keynote Speaker Named for Green Truck Summit

Kary Schaefer, general manager of marketing and strategy for Daimler Trucks North America’s Freightliner Trucks and Detroit brands, will discuss new truck technologies and alternative powertrains in her Green Truck Summit keynote presentation.

January 23, 2018

Freightliner Shows Detroit DD8 Engine in a Heavy Vocational Truck

Freightliner Trucks is displaying the new Detroit DD8 diesel in a vocational model at the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas this week.

January 12, 2018

Merger Creates One of Largest Freightliner, Western Star Truck Dealers

Tag Truck Centers and the Lonestar Truck Group have merged into a new company called TNTX, creating one of the largest Freightliner and Western Star dealers in the country, according to Daimler.

January 4, 2018

Sprinter 3500 Vans Recalled for Crosswind Assist

The recall covers 2,177 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 and Freightliner Sprinter 3500 vans.

December 27, 2017

Freightliner Recalls 3,000 Trucks for Brake Caliper Issue

Daimler Trucks North America is recalling certain 2018 Freightliner, Western Star and Freightliner Custom Chassis vehicles for an issue with improperly torqued brake caliper mounting bolts.

December 19, 2017

Freightliner Trucks Deliver Wreaths Across America

Sherri Garner Brumbaugh, president and CEO of Garner Trucking Inc. and vice chairman of the American Trucking Association (ATA), has donated the use of patriotic, custom-painted Freightliner trucks and their drivers to volunteer with Wreaths Across America for five years.

December 8, 2017

Roadmax Headlight System

A new, custom LED headlight system for the medium-duty market is now available as a factory-installed option on new Freightliner M2 models 106 and 112.

November 29, 2017

Freightliner Aims to Stay on Top in Mexico

Freightliner is maintaining an impressive 39% share of the Mexican commercial truck market as 2017 draws to a close — and is looking to build on that standing in 2018. HDT's Jack Roberts reports from Puerto Vallarta.

November 22, 2017

HDT's 2018 Class 8 Truck Preview

A host of new models and features show that 2018 will be a game-changer in terms of Class 8 truck productivity and technology.

November 15, 2017

Daimler Introduces Pair of Mexico-Specific Cabover Trucks

The rollout of two new market-specific cabover trucks in Mexico exemplifies Daimler Trucks overarching strategy of acting globally but thinking locally.

November 9, 2017

Freightliner Unveils 60-inch Raised Roof Cascadia

Freightliner’s new Cascadia will now be offered in a 60-inch raised roof sleeper model in both 116- and 126-inch BBC platforms.

October 23, 2017

Freightliner Unveils Driver-Focused Updates to Cascadia

ORLANDO – Freightliner Cascadia updates announced during ATA's annual meeting include keyless entry and medical power supply option designed for a CPAP machine.

September 26, 2017

Freightliner Expands Severe-Duty Vocational Options

New product options include the Allison 4700 Rugged Duty Series (RDS) automatic transmission, LifeGuard RollTek seats, improved routing and clipping, LED headlights in the M2 106 and M2 112, Bendix Tire Pressure Monitoring, and the 122SD auto hauler package.

September 25, 2017

Freightliner Offers New Cab Configurations for Cascadia

The Freightliner Cascadia is now available in mid-roof cab configurations for regional overnight haulers and segments such as bulk haul and flatbeds.

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