Tesla and Elon Musk might be getting all the attention for the all-electric Tesla Semi, but they’re far from the only manufacturer looking to make electric trucks. Freightliner, the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer in America, is hard at work testing trucks with actual customers while Tesla is still stuck on the test track. Freightliner recently…

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In a unanimous decision from the judging panel, the Freightliner Cascadia has been awarded the Trucksales Innovations Award 2021. “The Freightliner Cascadia is the most modern and innovative bonneted truck on the market today, and a worthy winner of the TruckSales Innovation Award for 2021,” said TruckSales editor, Geoff Middleton. The Cascadia is the most…

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At Mavin Truck Centre we use the TruckCam wheel alignment system which is one of the most advanced systems available on the world market. The system is designed for measuring all wheel angles, including parallelism between axles, on commercial (heavy duty) vehicles, such as trucks, trailers, buses, vans, mobile cranes and agricultural vehicles. The TruckCam…

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You may not be aware but Daimler Trucks have a locally based manufacturing plant in India building BharatBenz trucks. They have just unveiled the BharatBenz ‘BSafe Express’, a specialized reefer truck designed for the safe transportation of COVID-19 vaccines. Equipped with state-of-the-art connectivity, the BSafe Express uses newly developed refrigeration units that ensure the temperature…

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Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) have announced the new Detroit ePowertrain that will power the upcoming Freightliner eCascadia and Freightliner eM2. It is part of Daimler Trucks’ global platform strategy to establish a uniform basic architecture for their broad line-up of battery-electric vehicles around the globe. Its use in North America brings the company unprecedented…

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