Freightliner Ousts General Manager of North Carolina Plant

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Con-way Freight Deploys Nat-Gas Freightliners


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

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