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.
Manufacturers say EPA-driven changes yield better fuel economy and other benefits.
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