#MATS: Freightliner offers new aerodynamic enhancements for Cascadia

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Freightliner introduced aerodynamic enhancements to its Cascadia at the Mid America Trucking Show that deliver up to 1.8% improvement in fuel economy over the current 72-inch raised roof aerodynamic model.

The enhancements include next generation chassis side fairings and 20-inch side extenders. These follow previously introduced enhancements to the roof deflector, chassis skirts, valence panel and bumper with closures.

In addition to the aerodynamic enhancements, Freightliner also displayed additional options  geared at delivering further fuel efficiency improvements, such as the Detroit Diesel  DD15 engine, direct drive transmission, a variable speed fan, and its RunSmart Predictive Cruise Control system.

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