Freightliner Trucks

Severe Duty Report - May 2011


Freightliner Sever Duty Line Ready to be Upfit for your Toughest Challenge

May 2011 Truck

Freightliner has introduced a new family of work trucks, named the Severe Duty (SD) line. Designed specifically for vocational markets, the new Freightliner SD series consists of the 108SD and 114SD as well as a Coronado® SD for extreme heavy-hauls and off-road applications.

Freightliner iPad App Transforms Customer Experience

May 2011 Truck

Next time you visit a Freightliner truck dealer, the walk-around process might include an iPad instead of a notepad. The iPad isn’t standard issue on the truck, but the new tool is a complete resource of technical and operational information that encompasses the entire Freightliner Trucks product line.

Product Spotlight: Detroit’s DD13® Engine

May 2011 Truck

At a time when everybody in the industry is keeping an eye on the bottom line, the Detroit DD13® is a 12.8 liter engine whose fuel efficient design makes the most of every gallon.

Spotlight On: Knapheide Manufacturing

May 2011 Truck

Against all odds, The Knapheide Manufacturing Company in Quincy, Illinois, is a thriving business 163 years after H. Heinrich Knapheide founded the Henry Knapheide Wagon Company in 1848. Today, The Knapheide Manufacturing Company is the largest U.S. producer of service and utility truck bodies.