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Thomas Built ‘Jouley’ Electric School Bus

November 5, 2017 in Electric Drive, EVs, New Products, school buses by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

EDI’s PowerDrive 7000ev for Saf-T-Liner C2 Electric

Daimler’s Thomas Built Buses unveiled its 100% battery-powered school bus, the Saf-T-Liner C2 Electric, yesterday at NAPT, the National Association for Pupil Transportation’s annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio.

Daimler Trucks NA: 3,000,000 Units

August 22, 2014 in Companies, milestones by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Over Seven Decades, 7,000 Have Been Natural Gas Trucks

Daimler Trucks North America is celebrating the production of its 3,000,000th vehicle, marking the milestone with delivery of a Freightliner Cascadia Evolution – diesel-fueled with a Detroit Diesel DD15 engine – at DTNA’s factory in Cleveland, N.C.

50 CNG Cascadia Tractors for Love’s

March 12, 2013 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Freightliner Trucks for Gemini Transport with the ISX12 G

Love’s Travel Stops has agreed to purchase 50 new Freightliner Cascadia day cab tractors with the new ISX12 G engine by Cummins Westport, and will operate them under the Gemini Transport brand.

Freightliner CNG Cascadia Trials

December 7, 2012 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Five Demo Tractors with the New ISX12 G Engine Available

Freightliner Trucks has launched a customer demo program for its new compressed natural gas-fueled Freightliner Cascadia 113 day cab. Five tractors will be available in the U.S. and Canada “to provide customers direct experience with Freightliner’s newest alternative fuel product,” the manufacturer says.

Freightliner Cascadia Evolution: 10 MPG

June 2, 2012 in Uncategorized by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Daimler Freightliner’s new pride and joy is not an alt fuel nor hybrid vehicle

The Cascadia Evolution for 2014 is a state-of-the-art diesel, powered by a newly designed Detroit Diesel DD15 engine with such “fuel squeezing options” as wide-base tires, enhanced aerodynamics and DT12 automated manual transmission delivering an impressive 10.67 miles per gallon at the Continental Proving Grounds in Uvalde, Texas.

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