Freightliner Cascadia

Trucker wins flat-screen TV in Christmas promo

Veteran trucker Ron Phares won a flat-screen TV, DVD player and power converter for his Freightliner Cascadia as a grand prize package in a promotion named the 12 Days of Christmas, said Troy, Ill.-based Truck Centers Inc. Phares, an owner-operator and resident of Springfield, Ill., also garnered other prizes, the total for which is valued at $900. Nearly 500 customers at seven of the family-owned dealer group representing various Daimler Trucks of North America entered the ...

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Maverick to add 350 new trucks

Among the new trucks, 190 units will be replacements. The remaining 160 units will represent growth.

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Schneider, Freightliner chosen for 9/11 events

The World Memorial organization invited Schneider National and Freightliner Trucks 2011 Ride of Pride truck.

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Driver races Freightliner to mountain summit

Mike Ryan roared to the 6,288-foot summit of Mt. Washington in 8 minutes, 2 seconds, claiming a record.

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Roadside Attractions

An outlaw is riding into cowboy country, there's a new dame on the Dalton, tornadoes take down some rigs, truckers say not to human freight and other industry news items are featured.

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Custom Cascadia takes Ride of Pride

For the ninth consecutive year, employees at the Freightliner plant in Cleveland, N.C., have customized a Freightliner Cascadia to make a 400-mile ride to Washington, D.C., for Memorial Day.

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Truck driving champion wins Cascadia

Conway-Freight driver and National Truck Driving Champion Carl Krites has won a 2010 Freightliner Cascadia.

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‘Never forget': 9/11 remembered by owner-operator Dick McCorkle

Perkins Specialized leased owner-operator Dick McCorkle (pictured) was there, or at least within a few miles of there, when jet airliners were flown into the north and south towers of the World Trade Center complex on Sept. 11, 2001. Specifically, he'd just delivered to a trade show at 42nd St. and 7th Ave., near Times Square. "I was delivering New York City for three or four years there," he says. "At one point in time, ...

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U.S. Xpress exec gets milestone Freightliner

CEO Max Fuller took delivery of his 50,000th truck of a single make – Freightliner.

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Angsten chosen as newest Freightliner Slice of Life driver

Gina Angsten is the newest driver in Freightliner’s Slice of Life program.

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