Daimler produced a new heavy- and medium-duty Class 6-8 range flagship Cascadia truck

According to the information from the media, Daimler Trucks have recently introduced their new improved vehicle. It has become another Freightliner called Cascadia, which is produced by this company. The new vehicle is promised to be much better than the previous models. It is called the flagship truck, which is a part of their Class 6-8 range of heavy-duty and medium-duty vehicles.

The truck possesses plenty of advantages, such as:

  • better connectivity
  • improved functionality
  • higher fuel efficiency.

truck on highway during daytime

According to the board member of the Daimler company (Wolfgang Bernhard), the new Freightliner Cascadia has been called the most connected truck created by the manufacturer. It is another proof of the constant development of the Freightliner technology strategy in the United States. As W. Bernhard claims, there more than 180,000 trucks created by the company, which are applied throughout the country by now. What is more, their number is planned to be increased by means of the Daimler’s new vehicle.

Consider the features of the new truck:

  • class: 8
  • horsepower: 350-600 HP
  • torque: up to 2050 lb-ft
  • GVW: 60,600 lbs.

Compared to the previous models, the new truck demonstrates 7%-increase in fuel economy.

The Freightliner vehicles

The trucks under consideration are produced in order to make the businesses more efficient and successful. The engineers have applied innovative technologies to make the vehicles, which can exceed the expectations with the increase of productivity and lowering of the operating cost. Among the advantages of the trucks, there are:

  • proven reliability
  • availability
  • durability
  • fuel economy
  • ease of maintenance.
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There are both fuel-efficient and high-performance variations.

The trucks unite the traditional gearbox with the computer-controlled shift actuator and clutch. Such solutions have allowed achieving the economy and smartness of the equipment.

The application of such high-technology vehicles will make the businesses more effective and profitable.

Daimler Trucks: general information


The Daimler Group is one of the largest car and trucks manufacturers in the world. One of their directions is the production of the industrial vehicles for various purposes. In the North American division, there are over 30,000 people working on the creation of the trucks. The US is considered to be the largest market for their vehicles by now.

The headquarters of Daimler Trucks North America is in Portland, Oregon. They produce various industrial vehicles under several nameplates:

  • Freightliner
  • Western Star (Corpus Christi Freightliner)
  • Thomas Built Buses
  • The firm keeps using modern technologies in order to improve their trucks making them more effective and productive.

The offices and factories of the company are situated all over the world including:

  • Europe
  • Asia
  • Australia
  • Africa
  • South and North America.

The Daimler firm works to achieve top performance and the highest standards using innovations. The key aims of the company are the world-class products and constant growth. The new Cascadia Freightliner is one more step for the company in the striving for becoming a technology leader.