February 1 Freightliner corporate announced the production of a new series of Cascadia. This new design was conceived to answer six Real Cost of Ownership questions: fuel efficiency, safety, connectivity, quality, up-time and driver experience.
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News began cropping up late last year about the new DD5 engine from Detroit Diesel. As the first of several new diesel engine designs to come (DD8 coming in 2018), the DD5 sets itself squarely as a contender in the …Read More
Freightliner has recently partnered with FlowBelow Aero, Inc. to create a better Cascadia than ever. The FlowBelow Aerodynamic package is a new add-on for Freightliner Cascadia trucks. The best part is, this is available for all Cascadia models, whether they …Read More
As exciting as the release of the new year’s line of Freightliner Cascadias equipped with Cummins ISX12 and ISX15 engines was, the company has recalled a select number from the initial release. As part of their dedication to rigorous quality …Read More
Freightliner’s partnership with Cummins has created some of the finest semi trucks in the industry over the years. And now it just got better. The 2017 Cascadia trucks, for instance, will feature a newly designed Cummins X15 engine.
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Detroit Diesel’s newest addition to the impressive engine lineup, the DD5, will soon become standard in M2 106 model Freightliner semi trucks.
Built on the same platform as the heavier duty DD13 and DD15 engines, the DD5 brings a horsepower …Read More
In what has been a partnership of over 50 years, Werner Enterprises recently commissioned a special Freightliner 122SD to commemorate such longstanding success. Freightliner built a 2017 122SD, complete with 505HP DD15 engine. The commemorative semi truck also features engraved …Read More
Recent news of semi truck innovation has largely centered in hybrid models that doubled fuel economy or used natural gas for cleaner operation. Those are amazing stories of the industry pushing forward, but there’s another important component in national transport: …Read More
Parent company Daimler has been leading the charge to create eco-friendly semi trucks for some time now, continuing with the Mitsubishi Fuso’s electric cell. Previous, Freightliner had developed a prototype hybrid semi truck with the Department of Energy that boasted …Read More
As companies become more environmentally conscious we see a greater emphasis than ever on filling the roads with fuel efficient vehicles. This has carried over into the trucking industry as well, challenging engineers to raise the bar in efficient semi …Read More