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    Daimler makes autonomous truck tech leap, abandons platooning

    January 8, 2019 12:00AM by John G Smith

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Daimler will produce North America’s first SAE Level 2 automated truck in the form of a new Cascadia that offers automated steering, acceleration and braking in certain situations. And the company is hardly stopping its autonomous journey there.

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    Minimizer floor mats for all Cascadias

    April 3, 2018 9:12AM by Truck News

    Minimizer now offers custom-molded floor mats for the new Freightliner Cascadia 116 and 126.

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    VIDEO: Fuel economy and the next-generation Cascadia

    June 2, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    TORONTO, ON — Today’s Trucking’s six-video series looks closely at Freightliner’s New Cascadia. It’s not a rework or a remake of the popular Cascadia, but clean-page design that improves much of what made the Cascadia popular. Fuel efficiency is said to be 8% better than the current Evolution model and a whopping 13% better than the base-model Cascadia. In this video, we dig into the Cascadia’s fuel-saving potential and explores the technology that makes those savings possible.

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    Output shafts recalled on select Cascadias, 5700s

    May 29, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    WASHINGTON, DC – Daimler Trucks North America will be replacing the output shafts on select 2017 Freightliner Cascadias and Western Star 5700 trucks with NFD tandem rear axles, under a recall announced by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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    Check Out an NG-Powered Cascadia

    April 18, 2017 12:00AM by Jim Park

    I think drivers and fleets will be pleased with the performance of the NG-powered Cascadia 113. It lacks for nothing compared to the diesel version, and it’s even quieter.

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    J.E. Fortin Celebrates 90th Anniversary

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    LACOLLE, Quebec – J.E. Fortin Inc. has celebrated its 90th anniversary and did so by unveiling its 426th truck, a 2013 Freightliner Cascadia

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    Freightliner launches all new Cascadia highway truck

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – After 16 months of wind-tunnel testing and over a million hours of design work, Freightliner Trucks launched the entirely new Cascadia on-highway truck today.