Why Freightliner

Freightliner marks its 80th anniversary in 2022. While its history is integral to the brand, Freightliner remains future-focused, always advancing new technologies and leading the industry through innovation. A continuing emphasis on quality through innovation intersects perfectly with our ongoing, technologically inspired, passionate drive to create the best-of-the-best trucks on the road.


A Tradition of Innovation

Since 1942, Freightliner has been a pioneer in the trucking industry. Today, Freightliner continues its history of innovation, developing and engineering trucks that build businesses.


Innovation as a Process

Using advanced digital mock-ups, Freightliner engineers perfect each and every truck design, and advanced automated manufacturing technology enables us to achieve precision results.



Engineered to work together, Detroit’s suite of products, including the Integrated Detroit® Powertrain, Detroit Assurance® and Detroit Connect®, keep Freightliners running strong and businesses growing.


Industry-Leading Results

Lowering our customers’ Real Cost of Ownership starts with unrivaled innovation. As an industry leader, Freightliner works constantly to find ways to incorporate futuristic technology from Freightliner concept vehicles into its commercial trucks.


Real Cost of Ownership

Freightliner identifies five main contributing factors to maximize profitability: fuel efficiency, connectivity, safety, quality and uptime. Lowering your Real Cost of Ownership makes your business competitive.


Robust Dealer Network

Our vast dealer network gives you access to quality new and remanufactured parts, accessories, components and private-label products. All our dealers are supported by the excellent service and maintenance that only Freightliner can provide.