The innovation of new features and high reliability are things that have made Freightliner a leader for many years. Beyond advancements in safety and new diagnostics systems, Freightliner semi trucks for sale are engineered for longer maintenance cycles and less …Read More
A very important aspect of fuel economy in semi trucks is the shape of the exterior. Some folks may not care about aerodynamic looks from an aesthetic standpoint, but Freightliner’s new SuperTruck scores an impressive 12 MPG due to these …Read More
Daimler Trucks announced recently that the industry-leading Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) DT12 will be produced in the Detroit headquarters. This is the same plant that manufactures the Detroit Diesel engines that provide the muscle in Freightliner semi trucks.
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Two semi trucks in the Freightliner running, the 108SD and the 114SD, will be receiving an engine upgrade. The Allison brand transmissions feature a patented torque converter that improves efficiently, traction, wheel control, and vehicle startups.
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This year marks the third consecutive year Daimler trucks donates to schools in the Portland and SW Washington area. The aim is the promote education in science, math, engineering, and technology with the Daimler Education in Motion campaign.
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Great news for those shopping for used semi trucks on SelecTrucks. The truck retail network is now offering Select Limited Warranty coverage options that include the After-Treatment System for Detroit Diesel and Cummins engines.
This service is not offered by …Read More
Aerodynamic frames, advanced diagnostic systems, wider wheel bases… There’s a lot that goes into the ever-changing technology in new semi trucks, but it’s also more than just mechanical parts and maintenance improvements. 21st century semi trucks leverage computer and display …Read More
As part of a large project spurred by the Department of Energy, Freightliner has created a hybrid semi truck engine with a fuel efficiency 115% better than the standard semi truck on the road. This five year project was a …Read More
At some point or another on any road trip you’re planning you’ll probably end up behind a semi truck on the highway. They’re big and they’re tall, so it can be tough to see around them or know what’s coming …Read More
Detroit Diesel recently announced plans to upgrade its 75 year old manufacturing plant with a $1.3 million grant from the Michigan Strategic Fund. The company will also be investing $208 million itself to the project.
This is a big move …Read More