The company finished 2013 with nearly 38 percent of the overall Class 6-8 market share, also increasing to 30 percent of the vocational market.
In a move that will leave 1,300 North American factory workers out of a job, Daimler Trucks North America is laying off 2,100 people worldwide, according to multiple reports.
Daimler Trucks announced an Aerodynamics Truck & Trailer initiative that it says provides a more fuel-efficient design between tractor and trailer.
The new truck makes advancements in fuel economy and will feature Daimler's Detroit DD 15 engine.
The 4700 tractor incorporates a high-visibility hood and a wide variety of fifth-wheel and wheelbase selections.
The new Revolution concept truck shows where Freightliner's future engineering is headed.
For aerodynamic fuel economy, the Cascadia is a leader. Plus it offers maintenance ease, comfort, power and durability.
Most manufacturers have yet to extend change intervals, but oil seems to thrive in the new engines.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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