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Daimler Trucks Marks Production Of 3 Millionth Vehicle In N. America

Posted on August 22, 2014

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) marked the production of its 3,000,000th vehicle in North America. The event was commemorated by the delivery of a Freightliner Cascadia Evolution to representatives from Schneider at DTNA’s manufacturing facility in Cleveland, N.C. 

“Daimler Trucks North America is committed to pacing the industry in terms of engineering and manufacturing excellence, as well as production of vehicles that provide a real total cost of ownership solution for our customers,” said Roger Nielsen, chief operating officer, Daimler Trucks North America. “This achievement is a testament to the dedication to excellence by Daimler Trucks North America’s employees past, present and future.”  

The 3,000,000th vehicle is the first Freightliner Cascadia Evolution to be equipped with the new 6x2 Detroit integrated powertrain package. The integrated powertrain incorporates the Detroit DD15 engine, Detroit DT12 transmission and Detroit axles. The new Detroit integrated powertrain will be available in full production in the Freightliner Cascadia Evolution in January 2015.

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