Blog and Newsletters

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Planning Your Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

Freightliner

The world of electric trucking is full of opportunities, but getting there isn’t about flipping a switch. You need to build the right foundation first.

Upfitting trucks for the most demanding jobs

Freightliner Trucks
Medium-Duty Trucks

Curry Supply Company knows a thing or two about working hard. As a third-generation truck equipment manufacturer (TEM), the company has been cutting, grinding and welding metal since 1932.

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This truck doesn’t just take your drivers from A to B.

Freightliner Trucks
Medium-Duty Trucks

It takes your business further.

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Behind the Scenes of the Cascadia® Fuel Efficiency Tour

Freightliner Trucks
On-Highway Newsletter

Danny Borski is the manager of fuel consumption testing at Freightliner Trucks. Here’s an inside look at how the fuel efficiency tour for the Cascadia was developed, conducted, and reported.

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Defensive Driving Tips with the Cascadia®

Freightliner Trucks
On-Highway Newsletter

Here are some simple tips paired with features on the Cascadia to help implement defensive driving within your fleet.

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5 Tips to Prevent Driver Fatigue

Freightliner Trucks
On-Highway Newsletter

Here are five tips to help drivers maintain a healthy lifestyle on the road.

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4 Ways to Maximize Uptime

Freightliner Trucks
On-Highway Newsletter

We all know that the best way to take care of our bodies is with preventive medicine, including annual physicals, regular exercise, and a healthy diet. Well, the same is true for our trucks.

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Q&A with the Program Director of the Cascadia®

Freightliner Trucks
On-Highway Newsletter

A lot goes into imagining, designing, and building a new truck. The idea for the Cascadia was born in 2011, and after five years of concept development, testing, and refinement, Freightliner’s next flagship Class 8 truck has launched. We sat down with Toby Faulkner, the director of the Cascadia development program, to learn about what goes into a project like this and the journey to bring sketches to life.

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FAQs about Hours of Service and Regulations

Freightliner Trucks
On-Highway Newsletter

The different driving rules and regulations mandated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) can be hard to keep straight, but are important to follow. The exhilaration and independence of driving Class 8 trucks comes with great responsibility to manage time wisely and keep the roadways safe by preventing driver fatigue. Fleet managers carry the responsibility of making sure their drivers are up to date on these rules and regulations. Here’s a quick-start guide for new drivers (and a good refresher for veterans) on the hours-of-service (HOS) regulations.

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9 New Safety Features in the Cascadia®

Freightliner Trucks
On-Highway Newsletter

The Freightliner Cascadia isn’t just among the most advanced on-highway trucks on the market, it’s a concentrated investment in the future of trucking. It's designed to be one of the safest vehicles on the road, both for drivers and other motorists. Here’s a look at nine new safety features to help protect you and your drivers.