Freightliner Trucks Showcases New Severe Duty Solutions at CONEXPO-CON/AGG

Contact:  david.giroux@daimler.com

LAS VEGAS – March 4, 2014 – Freightliner Trucks is highlighting some of its toughest vocational solutions at the 2014 CONEXPO-CON/AGG show. The Freightliner Trucks booth (#61940) will feature the complete line of Freightliner severe duty (SD) models, including the 122SD with a new mid-chassis exhaust and 45-ton boom crane from National Crane Corp.

The 122SD featured in the Freightliner booth is equipped with a Detroit™ DD16® engine, set-back twin-steer front axle configuration, 13” rail, and a 48” sleeper cab. The 122SD DD16 mid-chassis exhaust package is also available with a 34” sleeper cab. The mid-chassis mounted horizontal aftertreatment system features dual cab mounted vertical tailpipes, and provides improved packaging for vocational applications. Production on the 122SD DD16 mid-chassis exhaust configuration begins summer 2014.

“When adding options such as the mid-chassis exhaust, we work closely with truck equipment manufacturers to develop flexible solutions that simplify the upfitting process to get the trucks to work as soon as possible,” said Mary Aufdemberg, director of product marketing for Freightliner Trucks. “Our new severe duty options further contribute to the durability and performance our vocational customers require on the road and off.”

In addition to the 122SD twin steer, Freightliner SD trucks on view include:

Stop by booth #61940 at any time during CONEXPO-CON/AGG for more information on the latest severe duty product offerings from Freightliner Trucks.

For more information, go to www.FreightlinerTrucks.com.

Freightliner Trucks is a division of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, and is the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America.  Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets Class 4-8 trucks and is a Daimler company, the world's leading commercial vehicle manufacturer.

 

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