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The Freightliner Cascadia: Tomorrow’s Semi Truck

As one of a pair of Freightliner’s flagship semi trucks, the Cascadia bears the fruit of Freightliner’s many innovations. Aside perks like BlueTec emissions systems and patented diagnostics, the Cascadia is also the framework for prototype technologies. When Freightliner launched a cooperative project with the Department of Energy to create a hybrid semi truck engine, the design was based on the Cascadia. The technology was impressive in its initial tests, more than doubling the average

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