Freightliner Cascadia

Evolution evolves: Freightliner adds gas power to Cascadia’s aero package

Napa Valley, Calif., has become an annual locale for Freightliner to present news and updates on various industry issues. And what’s the point of holding court if you don’t let folks take your trucks out for a spin?

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Detroit unveils telematics system, makes DT12 available for DD13-equipped trucks

Detroit has introduced its Detroit Connect telematics tablet, which is designed to help drivers navigate, comply with hours of service regulations, perform pre- and post-trip inspections and send and receive two-way messages.

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Finding 10 mpg: Testing the Cascadia Evolution

We looked at the Freightliner Cascadia here earlier this year, but this one is different. Way different.

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Owner-operator Dan Braun bags 1st place in K.C. truck show

Video, pictures and more about Braun's plans to turn his trailer into a cancer survivors' memorial, as well as detail on runners-up in the first Pride in Your Ride truck show at the Truck Driver Social Media Convention.

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Daimler unveils aerodynamic Freightliner Cascadia Evolution

The new truck makes advancements in fuel economy and will feature Daimler's Detroit DD 15 engine.

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Freightliner makes cross-country natural gas haul

A CNG-powered Cascadia 113 with a Cummins ISX12G natural gas engine will carry a load of paper from LA to DC.

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Daimler debuts Detroit Transmission

This completes the truck manufacturer's goal of full powertrain integration to complement its Detroit axle and heavy-duty engine offerings.

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Cascadia’s aero design proves itself on the road

See what contributing editor Steve Sturgess has to say about his test drive of Freightliner's Cascadia and its aerodynamic fuel economy.

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Test Drive

For aerodynamic fuel economy, the Cascadia is a leader. Plus it offers maintenance ease, comfort, power and durability.

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Let the (fuel-mileage) games begin!

When owner-operator Henry Albert proposed that he test speed's effect on fuel mileage on his blog Feb. 22 by dropping his top speed from 65 to 60, he sparked a wellspring of commentary from his readers. At first, he marveled at all the reaction. In the end, however, it's easily explained: simple, quantifiable results are what any business owner wants and needs to help ensure the success of any change or investment. It's no less understandable ...

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