If you are a fan of Freightliner trucks, you’re going to want to look into this. A new tractor has started production and there seems to be lots of new advances. The new Cascadia model is a truck that is aiming to make the lives of drivers easier and more cost effective. The new model also highlights the importance of fuel efficiency, safety, connectivity, quality, uptime, and driver experience. What would you like to see from something like this truck?
February 01, 2017
The new Cascadia debuted in Sept. 2016 and boasts up to an 8% fuel economy increase in certain configurations over a similarly spec’d 2016 Cascadia Evolution, according to teh OEM.
Freightliner said the truck was designed and engineered with an emphasis on improving six real cost of ownership elements: fuel efficiency, safety, connectivity, quality, uptime, and driver experience.
The truck will be available in a wide variety of cab configurations with driver living space options that can be customized to the needs of the application.
“It’s exciting to see trucks rolling off the assembly line and being delivered to customers. The new Cascadia delivers fuel efficiency, connectivity, safety, quality and a premium driver experience for our customers,” said Kary Schaefer, general manager, marketing & strategy for Daimler Trucks North America.
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