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The Benefits of Compressed Natural Gas vs. Diesel

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With dropping diesel fuel prices, the conversation about compressed natural gas (CNG) has gotten quieter in the industry. But there are still a lot of benefits to CNG trucks that may make sense for your business. Here’s a quick overview on some of the advantages and disadvantages of CNG and diesel fuel trucks.

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Smart Solutions for Finance Roadblocks

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“If I can, I should pay outright.”

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V-Cat Trucking Finds Increased Uptime with Elite Support Certified Dealer

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V-Cat Trucking is a contract trucking company that supplies dump trucks and operators to local construction companies throughout middle Tennessee. They currently have 14 Freightliner 122SDs that travel anywhere between five to 75 miles to construction sites each day, and put in 10 to 12 hours of work.

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His-and-Hers Logging Trucks are Anything but Cutesy

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Jeff Havela Trucking is a husband-and-wife logging team that operates on the south shore of Lake Superior in Michigan. They average 60- to 150-mile runs hauling raw products from the woods to the mill, and after 22 years of driving other trucks, they made the switch to Freightliner.

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Introducing the 122SD Sleeper Auto Hauler

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Freightliner Trucks recently developed a 122SD Sleeper Auto Hauler in partnership with Fontaine Modification Company. This development was in response to a request for an integral sleeper design from Diversified Automotive, a committed Freightliner customer.

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Recap: 2017 WasteExpo in NOLA

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In case you missed it, the 2017 WasteExpo took place May 9–11 in New Orleans. WasteExpo is designed for waste and recycling leaders, and is where the best minds in the waste, recycling, and organics industry turn for inspiration, innovation, and guidance. So naturally, Freightliner Trucks was there.

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Elliott Equipment Company Picked the Freightliner M2 106 to Power its First Digger Derrick

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Elliott Equipment Company recently developed the D105, its first digger derrick for the electric utility, construction, and maintenance industries. It has a 107-foot sheave height, 20,000 foot-pound high-torque digger system, a digging radius of up to 41 feet, and digging depth of up to 16 feet — and it’s powered by a Freightliner M2 106.

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Two Earnhardt Generations Choose Miller/Freightliner

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Miller Industries is a second-generation towing and recovery equipment manufacturer founded in 1990. The carriers they build — up to 30 feet in length with deck capabilities of up to 40 thousand pounds — are such high quality that both the late Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Dale Earnhardt Jr. have trusted them with their NASCAR fleets.

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The Pride of the Heartland: Des Moines Recap

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Last month we celebrated Des Moines, Iowa, as the tenth city to join the ranks of Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities.

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What the People of Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities Have in Common

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In 2016 we celebrated New York City, Edmonton and Seattle with successful awards presentations and cool job site visits, but what really made this year special was talking to the people who work there and sharing their stories.