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Freightliner Ousts General Manager of North Carolina Plant

Rolling Stone2009/Flickr

During a tough time for the trucking industry, the Freightliner plant in Mount Holly, North Carolina, has gone through a leadership change this week.

Wade Tyler Millward | Gaston Gazette (Gastonia, N.C.)
July 20, 2016
Business

Freightliner Factory Worker Seriously Injured

A worker at the Freightliner plant in Cleveland, North Carolina, was seriously hurt on June 13.

Transport Topics
July 13, 2016
Business

Freightliner Road Tests ‘Inspiration’ to Demonstrate Autonomous Assistance

LAS VEGAS — Freightliner Trucks road-tested its autonomous Inspiration truck for a second time here Sept. 15, demonstrating its ease of use and what the technology can do to improve highway safety, particularly as an aid for drivers.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 21, 2015
Business, Fuel

Agility, Freightliner Trucks Set Seven-Year Agreement

Agility Fuel Systems

Agility Fuel Systems has reached a seven-year agreement under which it will be the sole provider of natural-gas fuel systems for Freightliner Trucks.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
June 15, 2015
Business

Freightliner, Ryder Supply CNG Units to Several Fleets

Freightliner Trucks

Ryder System Inc. and Freightliner Trucks said they have supplied new compressed natural gas-fueled trucks to several companies and fleets.

Transport Topics
May 21, 2015
Business

Video: Freightliner’s ‘Inspiration’ for Autonomous Driving

TT's Neil Abt, DTNA's Martin Daum via YouTube

LAS VEGAS — Freightliner Trucks made the largest splash yet in the development of autonomous-driving trucks, receiving the world’s first license to operate on public highways. Watch TT's exclusive interview with Daimler Trucks North America's Martin Daum.

May 11, 2015
Business

Photo Gallery: Images of Freightliner's Inspiration Truck

See photos of Freightliner's Inspiration Truck, the first autonomous-driving truck licensed to travel on a road in the United States. Plus, video inside and outside of the truck.

Transport Topics
May 7, 2015
Business

Freightliner Shows Nat-Gas Sleeper at MATS; Western Star Includes New Safety Features

Freightliner Trucks displayed its Cascadia natural-gas powered tractor with a 48-inch sleeper at the Mid-America Trucking Show, providing longhaul truckers interested in the alternative fuel a new option.

March 31, 2014
Business

Con-way Freight Deploys Nat-Gas Freightliners

DTNA

Con-way Freight has started to add Freightliner Cascadia natural gas-powered trucks to its fleet, according to Freightliner parent Daimler Trucks North America.

Transport Topics
January 24, 2014
Business

Daimler Says Its 1Q Truck Sales Fall; Sees ‘Slight Increase’ in Full-Year Sales

John Sommers II for TT

Daimler AG said Wednesday its first-quarter North American truck sales slipped 3%, while its worldwide truck unit sales fell by 6%.

Transport Topics
April 24, 2013

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