Business, Equipment, Safety

Freightliner’s Team Run Smart Promotes Trucking Careers

Team Run Smart Left to right: Team Run Smart members Linda Caffee, Bob Caffee, Jimmy Nevarez, Henry Albert, Clark Reed and David Morreau. (Freightliner Trucks)

Freightliner Trucks has expanded Team Run Smart to focus on career opportunities available in professional truck driving, while providing resources on how to succeed, the company said in a July 11 news release.

July 12, 2019
Business, Equipment

Doggett Buys Arkansas Truck Dealership

Leslie Doggett Industries purchased privately held Truck Centers of Arkansas and also gained distribution rights for Freightliner and Western Star trucks and parts in 45 counties in Arkansas and three counties in Oklahoma.

May 21, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

Freightliner Launches Cabover Refuse Truck

Freightliner Truck Daimler's new Econic SD refuse truck (Daimler Trucks North America)

LAS VEGAS — Daimler Trucks North America has introduced a low cab-forward refuse model for its Freightliner brand that the company said will complete its vocational lineup.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
April 24, 2018
Business, Equipment

Meritor Technologies Keep Crossing Borders

Chris Villavarayan, President, Global Truck, Meritor (Joseph Terry/Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — Meritor Inc.’s EX + L air disc brakes are soon to be standard on all new Freightliner Cascadia models, capping a component journey that began in Europe years ago.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 7, 2018
Business, Equipment

Freightliner Cascadia Model to Feature Truck-Lite Mirrors, Signals


Three Truck-Lite Co. components have achieved standard position on the Freightliner Cascadia Class 8 truck from Daimler Trucks North America.

June 23, 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

Fleets Play Large Role in Development, Launch of New Freightliner Cascadia

Neil Abt/Transport Topics

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The first viewing of the new Freightliner Cascadia was not one eye-catching showpiece, but instead featured a dozen trucks — one from each of 12 of its largest customers.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
September 6, 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