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Freightliner's Years of Innovation to the Cascadia and Beyond

With a history that spans back more than seventy-five years, Freightliner has been innovating their semi-trucks that has led what they call Cascadia. If you have never landed on Freightliner's website, take a moment to explore and learn how trucking and our lives have changed since World War II. It's fascinating, and we're excited to showcase this exceptional manufacturer.

  • 1940s - Do you remember a slinky? A simple invention that gave children hours of pleasure. After World War II ended, Freightliner revved-up its commitment to manufacturing semi-trucks.
  • 1950s - Televisions were making a debut, and the "Eastern Freightliner" hits the roads pulling a "single semi-trailer."
  • 1960s - A man landed on the moon, and Freightliner produced a semi-truck specifically for the Hawaiian sugar cane industry.
  • 1970s - The world of computing knowledge is just beginning with the first microprocessor, and Freightliner rolls out "its flagship truck model," known as "Powerliner." 
  • 1980s - We began hearing about "the internet," and computers were moving into our lives. Freightliner makes getting into the sleeper an easier step from the cab. 
  • 1990s - Information technology is about to explode, and Freightliner "fully integrated the sleeper with the cab."
  • 2000s - The world is connected by the internet, and Freightliner's innovative "Business Class M2" offers strength and lightweight combined using "corrosion resistant aluminum."
  • 2010s - You have to read through all the innovation Freightliner has brought into the trucking industry. The Cascadia continues to bring the future into the present. The electric Freightliner Cascadia is in production to be seen in the not-so-distant future. 

Freightliner's Cascadia: The Pros Far Outweigh the Cons 

If you're wanting to get a trucker's point of view on Freightliner's Cascadia, you will get the lowdown found on Smart Trucking. As you will read, there are lots of great features found on this semi-truck during the 2016 Mid-America Truck Show. This truck is noted to be great for owner-operators. 

Find a Freightliner Cascadia with a Click on 50,000

If you are interested in learning more about these exceptional semi-trucks, we have a grand inventory of these trucks and other Freightliner models available across the country. Our site is easy to use, and you can get in touch with the dealer where the truck is located. When you need help, we are here



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