Business, Equipment

FlowBelow Gains Standard Position on Freightliner Cascadia

FlowBelow equipment FlowBelow equipment at an industry show. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

FlowBelow Aero Inc. announced its locking aerodynamic wheel cover will become standard on all Freightliner Cascadia trucks Jan. 1.

November 20, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

DTNA, Navistar Announce Voluntary Safety Recalls

Freightliner Cascadia Daimler Trucks North America

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported it administered almost 900 safety recalls in 2019, affecting more than 38 million vehicles. Two recent voluntary safety recalls illustrate the kinds of issues truck makers are adjusting to and how the agency is overseeing those efforts.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 13, 2020
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.

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 | Senior 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