January 28 2015 - Products
Freightliner trucks announced that new option packages were available to order for its Class 6/7 M2 106 truck. The packages were originally revealed at the 2014 Work Truck Show.
January 13 2015 - Products
Watson & Chalin
Watson and Chalin introduced the Tru-Track 13K and 20K steerable lift axles at Freightliner and Western Star. The axles are available through a direct ship program.
July 30 2014 - Equipment
Freightliner has added several new options to its medium and severe duty product line to improve safety, protect the trucks from their harsh operating environment and to improve payload capacity.
May 22 2014 - Equipment
DETROIT -- Detroit Diesel introduced its new Integrated Detroit Powertrain Thursday at an event in Detroit. The powertrain package brings together the company’s DD15 engine, DT12 transmission and Detroit axles.
May 5 2014 - Products
Freightliner Trucks now offers factory-installed liquefied natural gas fuel tanks for the Cascadia 113. This product offering joins the LNG and CNG offerings in the 114SD and the M2 112, which have been available as a factory installed option since 2009.
April 30 2014 - Products
Freightliner Trucks announced that the Allison Transmissions output retarder is now available as an option for M2 112 Natural Gas refuse trucks spec’d with Allison 3000 and 4000 series RDS transmissions.
March 5 2014 - Products
WORK TRUCK SHOW – Freightliner Trucks today announced several new value-added option packages specifically geared toward its M2 106 medium-duty trucks, featuring Allison’s new FuelSense product paired with the Cummins ISB6.7.
February 17 2014 - Products
Stemco Motor Wheel, manufacturer of brake drums for commercial vehicles, announces its CentriFuse Lightweight Brake Drum is now a published option for certain Freightliner and Western Star trucks models.
February 6 2014 - Products
The Detroit DT12 Automated Manual transmission is now available in Detroit DD16-equipped Freightliner Cascadia sleeper and day cabs. This pairing is suited for heavier weight applications and now allows the DT12 to cover all horsepower and torque ratings available from Detroit engines.
January 9 2014 - Products
Freightliner Trucks, Rolling Strong
Freightliner Trucks announced that Covenant Transport has ordered the Freightliner In-Cab Training (FIT) System for its fleet. The Chattanooga, Tenn.-based truckload carrier is one of the first major fleets to order the exercise and flexibility system as a reward and incentive program for its drivers.
December 12 2013 - Products
Penn Commercial Vehicle Solutions, Freightliner
A demonstrator tractor featuring dual-fuel equipment and a diesel-fueled heater will show the advantages of the glider kits run partly on natural gas and heaters that warm engine coolant and the cab without engine idling.
November 25 2013 - Products
Freightliner Trucks is now offering twin steer chassis prep kits for its 114SD and 122SD truck models. The prep kits will serve to quickly facilitate aftermarket conversions and installation of second steer axle and heavy-duty suspensions, resulting in faster delivery to the customer.
November 5 2013 - Products
Meritor Wabco, Freightliner
Meritor Wabco announced that OnLane, a lane departure warning system, is available for immediate orders as an option on Freightliner Cascadia and Freightliner Cascadia Evolution models.
October 22 2013 - Products
Detroit Diesel Corp. announced the availability of it telematics products for all new Freightliner Cascadia models equipped with Cummins diesel and natural gas engines, as well as all truck makes beginning early next year.
August 22 2013 - Products
Freightliner Trucks announced a new factory-installed roof fairing is now available as standard on Freightliner Cascadia Evolution 72-inch mid-roof XT models and as an option on Freightliner Cascadia 72-inch mid-roof XT trucks.
August 8 2013 - Products
Eaton, Freightliner, Cummins Westport
Eaton has announced that the company’s lineup of manual transmissions are now available as an option on Freightliner chassis equipped with Cummins Westport ISX-12 G heavy-duty natural gas engines.
August 1 2013 - Products
Freightliner Trucks announced that its Freightliner Cascadia natural-gas-powered tractors will be available with a 48-inch sleeper cab. The natural-gas-powered Cascadia will also be available with factory-installed compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas tanks.
July 30 2013 - Products
In addition to the safety enhancement provided by LED forward lighting, LED lights reduce the current draw on the vehicle’s electrical system
July 15 2013 - Products
Eaton has announced that the company’s Cobra style shifter is now available on select models of Freightliner vocational trucks equipped with Eaton UltraShift Plus automated manual transmissions.
June 3 2013 - Products
Penske, Truck-Lite, Freightliner
Penske Truck Leasing announced it will make Truck-Lite custom LED headlights its standard spec on the Freightliner Cascadia tractors it offers for full-service lease.
May 31 2013 - Products
Rolling Strong has a new online store with products for drivers who want to stay healthy, including the new Freightliner In-Cab Training (FIT) system.