Freightliner Trucks

Severe Duty Report - April 2012


Considering a Conversion to Cng?

April 2012 - Article 1 - Considering a Conversion to Cng?

For DeKalb County, Ga., the process of converting a small part of its 3,300 vehicle fleet to compressed natural gas (CNG) took 18 months from conversation to confirmation of the order. Based on his experience, Robert Gordon, superintendent of fleet management, heavy truck division, for the county, shares some advice for other fleet managers facing their first conversion. Read more...

Freightliner’s SD Lineup at WasteExpo

April 2012 - Article 2 - Freightliner's SD Lineup at WasteExpo

Freightliner Trucks is bringing a little attitude to this year’s WasteExpo, May 1-3, 2012, in Las Vegas, Nev., with a line-up of tough-as-nails severe duty trucks upfit for the refuse market. Check out these bad boys before the show. Read more...

Spotlight: SmartPlex™

April 2012 - Article 3 - Spotlight: SmartPlex™

Freightliner Trucks is expanding its proven vocational multiplex electrical system with the introduction of the SmartPlex™ system which was designed to provide unmatched flexibility when configuring a truck to a specific body installation. Learn more about less wiring and smart switches. Read more...

Spotlight: City of Glendale, California

April 2012 - Article 4 - City of Glendale

Like a lot of municipalities, until recently the City of Glendale, Calif., had a fragmented approach to fleet management, with various components of its 1,000 pieces of equipment housed in separate city departments. All that is changing. Read more...