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  • News Equipment

    Freightliner takes wraps off new Cascadia

    September 1, 2016 5:19PM by James Menzies

    New Cascadia achieved 8% better fuel mileage than the Cascadia Evolution on cross-country run

  • SLH Transport places order for 100 Freightliner power units

    November 16, 2015 11:43AM by Truck News

    KINGSTON, Ont. – SLH Transport announced today that it has chosen Freightliner Canada as its primary Class 8 truck supplier. The company recently placed an order for 100 power units from Freightliner. “This is a truly significant investment in our

  • Product Equipment

    Freightliner adds new options to severe-service 122SD

    March 9, 2015 8:54AM by Truck News

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Freightliner recently announced new options for its 122SD severe-duty vocational truck. The new options, intended for severe terrain and off-road applications, include oil pan skid plates, 12-inch frame rails, threaded front suspension spring pins and bushing and

  • News Equipment

    Freightliner adds options to Class 6/7 M2

    January 29, 2015 8:59AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Freightliner says new options are now available for order on its Class 6/7 M2, enhancing fuel economy, driver retention and professional image. “We know our medium-duty customers want options that enhance productivity, efficiency and driver recruitment, and

  • Feature Equipment


    August 4, 2014 9:27PM by James Menzies

    Next up was the Freightliner 122SD tri-drive heavy-haul tractor; a Canadian spec’ that will find a home in the Alberta oilfields. This beast featured a large classic-styled hood, a 70-inch mid-roof sleeper, a Detroit DD16 engine putting out 600 hp

  • Feature Equipment


    August 4, 2014 9:25PM by James Menzies

    With the Freightliner business sessions behind us, it was time to hit the streets of Yountville, Calif. and surrounding highways in a variety of Freightliner trucks. I first opted for the smallest of them, an M2 106 powered by a

  • Navigating the leasing landscape

    June 9, 2014 2:20PM by Carolyn Gruske

    Two trucking companies speak about their approaches to leasing , while those in the business give advice about how to pick the best leasing partner.

  • Product Transportation

    Western Star intros extreme duty suspension (March 15, 2005)

    March 15, 2005 12:57PM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Western Star Trucks today introduced its proprietary extreme duty six-rod suspension at ConExpo.