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Dec. 13, 2012 |
Users of the new “Freightliner Hauler Challenge: Journey to Homestead,” app in September have a chance to win four all-expense paid trips to Florida for a chance to see the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion be crowned at Homestead-Miami Speedway in November. The prize is part of the company’s...
Sep. 4, 2013 |
Henry Albert and Linda and Bob Caffee have been named 2014 Citizen Driver Award winners, Freightliner Trucks announced. All three are members of the OEM’s Team Run Smart Pros who provide real-life experiences from the road in an effort to advise other drivers on how to succeed in the business of...
Jun. 3, 2014 |
Freightliner Trucks is now offering factory-installed liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel tanks on its Cascadia 113 truck model. These LNG tanks are in addition to the factory-installed LNG and CNG tanks for Freightliner 14SD and M2 112 truck models that have been optionally available since 2009...
May 5, 2014 |
Daimler Trucks North America has named the JOST International JSK36 lightweight fifth wheel the standard fifth wheel for all Freightliner truck models. The JSK36 is also available as a published option for the Western Star 4700 and 4900 truck models, Daimler said. The JSK36 features a lightweight...
May 15, 2014 |
ATLANTA. Freightliner M2 112 refuse chassis powered by their natural gas engine option and speced with an Allison 3000 or 4000 series automatic transmission are now also available with an optional Allison Transmission retarder. Announced at Waste Expo 2014, the retarder provides secondary braking...
Apr. 29, 2014 |
Freightliner Trucks Team Run Smart Pro Jimmy Nevarez will travel throughout southern California in a Cascadia 113 compressed natural gas (CNG) tractor. As part of his experience, Nevarez will blog about his experiences with the vehicle at www.TeamRunSmart.com...
Feb. 26, 2014 |
Daimler Trucks has chosen Mobil Delvac-branded heavy-duty diesel engine oils from ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants for factory-fill in its Freightliner- and Western Star-branded vehicles. The company’s fuel-efficient Freightliner Cascadia Evolution models will use Mobil Delvac 1300 Super 10W-30 , a...
Feb. 27, 2014 |
The CentriFuse lightweight brake drum from Stemco Motor Wheel is now a premium published option for certain Freightliner and Western Star truck models. CentriFuse brake drums are designed for weight-sensitive applications to increase payload or fuel efficiency. The 16.5 in. x 8.62 in. CentriFuse...
Feb. 17, 2014 |
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Nov. 30, 2012 |