Detroit Diesel DD15

Extend Oil Life

With smart operation, you can save money by providing a greater cushion against lube deterioration and engine wear.

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Torque Target

New engine technology promises not only improved engine efficiency, but also the ability to spec your drivetrain to further enhance fuel economy.

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Daimler, Walmart team on hybrid truck

Daimler Trucks North America LLC and Walmart have teamed to build a hybrid electric Freightliner Cascadia.

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LogBook

Freight plan bill favors rail, bill would increase truck weight, a milestone truck is delivered, carrier safety rataings are available and much more industry news items are featured.

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Truck Spotlight

Western Star’s 4900 series combines traditional styling with sturdy design to deal with rugged work conditions.

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Freightliner delivery to be celebrated

U.S. Xpress Enterprises will receive its 50,000th Freightliner, a Cascadia equipped with a Detroit Diesel DD15, in an Aug. 5 ceremony, the truck maker announced. The tractor with a 72-in. raised roof sleeper will be presented to U.S. Xpress Enterprises CEO and Co-chairman Max Fuller in a commemoration at 3:30 p.m. EDT at 4080 Jenkins Road, in Chattanooga, Tenn.

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Truck Spotlight

Driver satisfaction is key as Freightliner uses customers’ experience to improve the 2010 version of its aero leader.

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