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Steerable Lift Axles

January 21, 2015 by Rolf Lockwood

Watson & Chalin has introduced lightweight Tru-Track 13K and 20K steerable lift axles for Freightliner and Western Star trucks

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Natural Gas for Severe-Duty Rig

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Freightliner Trucks has added to its natural gas product options, announcing that the Cummins Westport ISX12 G engine will be available as a factory-installed option for the model 114SD severe-duty truck in 2015.

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BUCKLE UP

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Freightliner introduces optional LifeGuard high-visibility seat belts

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BUCKLE UP

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Freightliner introduces optional LifeGuard high-visibility seat belts

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VORAD AT FREIGHTLINER

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Eaton’s Vorad VS-400 collision-warning systems now a databook option

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VORAD AT FREIGHTLINER

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Eaton’s Vorad VS-400 collision-warning systems now a databook option

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The Lockwood Report: 10 in ’13

October 29, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO, ON – Today’s Trucking’s New Products Guru presents his annual, popular, and controversial list of the 10 coolest new products from 2013.

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Lockhart, Nova Join Dealership Forces

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TRURO, NS. – To nobody’s great surprise, Nova Scotia’s Lockhart Truck Center and Nova Enterprises have merged to form a single entity under the Nova name.

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LIGHTWEIGHT ALLIANCE APU

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Freightliner’s private-label offering is an improved version that packs a punch

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Mid-range demand fading; Hino ranks highest in survey

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. — The number of commercial truck buyers intending to purchase or lease new medium-duty trucks within the next 12 months has reached its lowest level since 2002.

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TIRE-PRESSURE MONITORING

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Daimler adds tire-pressure monitoring to Its aftermarket array

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DTNA Builds Truck #100,000 at Mexican Plant

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

SALTILLO, MEXICO — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is celebrating the 100,000th Freightliner to be built at its Saltillo assembly plant.

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Patterson calls 2007 “stressful and disappointing”

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

DETROIT — Chris Patterson, president and CEO of Freightliner LLC, told a crowd gathered for the launch of Detroit Diesel’s newest heavy-duty diesel engine that 2007 will not be a year that lives fondly in anyone’s memory.

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BREAKING NEWS: Freightliner boss hands in the keys

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

PORTLAND, Ore. — After more than 30 years in the trucking industry, Chris Patterson is stepping away from his duties as chief of Daimler Trucks North America and calling it a career.

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NEW 2014 CASCADIA

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Freightliner unveils efficient Cascadia Evolution with enhanced DD15