February 3, 2017 9:00 AM, EST

Freightliner Begins Production of New Cascadia Model

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Freightliner Trucks has begun production on its new Cascadia model, which  boasts up to an 8% fuel economy increase compared with a similarly spec’d 2016 Cascadia Evolution.

Production of the 126-inch BBC [bumper to back of cab] day cab and 72-inch raised roof sleeper cab models has begun, Freightliner announced.

The Portland, Oregon-based truck maker debuted the new Cascadia in September 2016.

Freightiner is a unit of Daimler Trucks North America.