Freightliner

Marketplace Spring Roundup

An aerodynamic truck, a natural gas engine, trailer suspensions and a powertrain package are among the products featured.

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Drivers weigh in on roadside favorites, issues in survey

Drivers offered their opinions on the best truck stops, best restaurants, most unique hauls, their favorite foods and difficulties on the road.

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Cubby Buddy toolbox maker’s new storage system for load bars

Hensley Inc.-leased owner-operator Jeff Zehrer (pictured), with a Great Dane dry van and Freightliner tractor and a unique line of tool-box systems for owner-operators you may well recall me writing about here back in January, has added yet another patent-pending storage system to the repertoire of his growing Cubby Buddy side business. The business and Zehrer were profiled this month in Truckers News, just in time for the release of the new "Raising the Bar" system for ...

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Is the cabover coming back?

So why is Freighliner displaying the Argosy in its booth? The company says it's a big part of its export business.

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Freightliner shows Revolution concept truck

The new Revolution concept truck shows where Freightliner's future engineering is headed.

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Meet celebrities at Freightliner booth

The truck maker will have Richard Petty there Thursday to meet fans and give autographs. Truck racer Mike Ryan, who many times has won the Pikes Peak Class 8 truck race in a Freightliner, will be around during the show. His truck is on display, too. Freightliner's booth is emphasizing its history of innovation. Some of the trucks on display have retro styling from the '70 and '80 to reflect that history. All worth stopping by if you ...

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Obama announces alt-energy plan at Daimler Trucks plant

President Obama announced a $1 billion initiative to spur deployment of clean, advanced vehicles.

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Truck gift celebrates Christner landmark

Longtime customer John Christner Trucking, of Sapulpa, Okla., celebrated its 25th anniversary with the gift of a customized Coronado from Freightliner Trucks. The truck was given to the refrigerated truckload carrier at the Tulsa Convention Center in late 2011, adding to a fleet of more than 330 Freightliner trucks.  The Coronado’s silver exterior features a 25-year timeline on the side of the cab, the company’s logo and chrome accents. Founder John Christner was also presented with two ...

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Freightliner celebrates 70th anniversary

The site provides a look at Freightliner’s legacy of innovation with a detailed timeline.

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Meet the maker of the Cubby Buddy truck toolbox

I've written about the toolbox before, which you may remember. Since then, says Debbie Zehrer, wife and business partner of owner-operator Jeff Zehrer (both pictured), the Cubby Buddy toolbox system has added models, with a total 10 to choose from. If you've been looking for a good system for your truck, you can give them a look at CubbyBuddy.com. I had the great opportunity yesterday to talk with Jeff and Debbie. Leased to small fleet Hensley ...

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