Business, Technology, Equipment

Freightliner Cascadia Adds Midroof Sleepers

Cascadia 60-inch midroof A refreshed Freightliner Cascadia model with a 60-inch midroof XT. (Joe Howard/Transport Topics)

Daimler Trucks North America announced that its refreshed Freightliner Cascadia model will add midroof sleeper berths for regional overnight haul applications and segments such as bulk haul and flatbeds.

Transport Topics
September 26, 2017
Business, Equipment

Production of New Freightliner Cascadia Ramps Up

Cascadia Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics

Freightliner Trucks has ramped up production of its updated Cascadia model and has begun to roll out additional variations and options for the truck.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
July 31, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

NHTSA Upgrades Investigation Into Freightliner Cascadia Wiper Motor Failures


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has upgraded an ongoing preliminary investigation into windshield wiper motor failures on a potential 193,000 2015-16 Freightliner Cascadias.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
April 7, 2017

Exterior Views of New Cascadia

A quick walkaround captures the look of the front end of the new Cascadia unveiled by Freightliner on Sept. 1. (Video by Neil Abt/Transport Topics)

September 13, 2016

Cascadia's e-Coast Feature

During the unveiling of the new Cascadia, Freightliner's e-Coast feature was demonstrated, in which the transmission goes to neutral and RPMs fall to idle to retain road speed. (Video by Neil Abt/Transport Topics)

September 13, 2016

DNTA Unveils New Freightliner Cascadia

The glitzy grand entrance of Daimler Trucks North American President Martin Daum as Freightliner unveiled its new Cascadia Sept. 1, 2016. (Video by Neil Abt/Transport Topics)

September 13, 2016

Freightliner Updates Cascadia; Boosts Connectivity, Efficiency

Daimler Trucks North America

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Freightliner Trucks unveiled its new Cascadia model that executives said features major advancements in connectivity and fuel efficiency over the current version. (See video.)

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
September 12, 2016

Update: Freightliner Says New Cascadia Offers Fuel Gains, Connectivity Advancements

Neil Abt/Transport Topics

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Freightliner Trucks unveiled its nearly completely redesigned Cascadia tractor here that executives said is up to 8% more fuel efficient over the current Evolution model and features major advancements in a number of other key areas.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
September 1, 2016
Special Coverage, Business, Equipment

FlowBelow Wheel Covers to Be Offered on Cascadia Evolution


NASHVILLE, Tenn. — FlowBelow Aero Inc. announced that Daimler Trucks North America will offer FlowBelow’s fuel-saving “quick-release” wheel covers as an option on the Freightliner Cascadia Evolution.

Transport Topics
February 28, 2016

Daimler Recalls Some Model Year 2007-2011 Freightliner Cascadia Trucks


Daimler Trucks North America is recalling some model year 2007-2011 Freightliner Cascadia trucks due to possible damage from water leaks, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a recall announcement.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
March 24, 2015