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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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Daimler Recalls 379 Freightliner Cascadia Trucks

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Portland, OR – Daimler Trucks North America is recalling 379 model year 2013-2014 Freightliner Cascadia trucks that are equipped with Meritor Wabco’s electronically controlled air suspension system.

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BUSINESS CLASS BODY BUILDER GUIDE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Freightliner has released the next-generation body builder CD for the Business Class M2 product line.

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Your Guide to the New Class 8 Iron

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

A couple of nice trucks came out of Mid-America this year, and the spring had a lovely assortment of new engine and product launches.

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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Freightliner chief bemoans lack of engine incentives

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — Outdated engine technology is effectively being promoted by the U.S. and Canadian governments, says Freightliner LLC president and CEO Chris Patterson.

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PREDICTIVE CRUISE CONTROL

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Freightliner launches RunSmart Predictive Cruise for Cascadia, sees a mile down the road

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Truckers Will Have Problems; but They’ll Be “Good problems”

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO – Obama’s announcement came as a surprise to nobody in the trucking industry and the truck builders Daimler are already on track to not only meet but exceed the expectations.

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ROAD TEST: MBE 4000 ENGINE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

The Mercedes-Benz MBE 4000 engine is fuel-efficient, light, and boasts really big
stopping power. Jim Park tries it out. From the December 2004 issue.

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U.S. Xpress Fits Truck Fleet With LED Headlights

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

U.S. Xpress equips their fleet’s 2014 Freightliner Cascadia trucks with Truck-Lite’s LED headlights.

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BREAKDOWN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Freightliner service addition is expressly for owner-operators and small fleets