In the Freightliner Cascadia, all of the safety systems come grouped together under the appellation of Detroit Assurance 5.0. This includes all of the usual fruit we have come to expect out of the top of the range Daimler trucks, there is Active Brake Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning, Intelligent high beam et al. Read more
The core components on the Freightliner Cascadia are the same as they are in Daimler trucks in Europe and Japan, but Diesel looks at the Freightliner take, on an ultra-modern truck for the North American market.
Let’s take two trucks from the same stable: Daimler, test drive the Mercedes Benz Actros and the Freightliner Cascadia to see how the European vision compares with the US one when they both have access to the same technology. Read more
Martin Daum, as the Chairman of the Board of Management at Daimler Truck is the global chief when it comes to Daimler Trucks and lowering carbon emissions while increasing safety are the organisations aims he emphasises. Read more
At the beginning of the 21st century, Freightliner was an inward looking organisation and only beginning to become aware of the global implications of the development of the Daimler Group. Read more
An announcement from Volvo Group and Daimler Truck sees two of the biggest truck makers in the world joining forces and getting really serious about fuel cell trucks. The two global giants are forming a joint venture for large-scale production of fuel cells with the aim of having heavy duty fuel cell trucks on the road in just over five years time.
As the world’s largest truck manufacturer, Daimler is going to have a major influence on the future of truck development and when looking at the big picture for Freightliner, Diesel News got a chance to question some of its global leadership team to find out their thoughts.
By bringing the electronics on the new Cascadia bang up to date, Freightliner can then include all of the latest safety and efficiency features sophisticated onboard computing power can offer. The systems available allow for a high level of communication around the vehicle but also to the outside world. Read more
Freightliner are looking to get a major boost from the Cascadia, which takes conventional trucks in Australia to a new level. These models can match, toe-to-toe the sophisticated European prime movers which have been eating into the Freightliner market share. Read more
The original classic Cascadia came out in the US back in 2007, but now the Cascadia is finally here, the truck has made its way to Australia, seeking to shake up the conventional truck market. Read more