Cummins ISX Series Engine Now Available for Freightliner Cascadia

PORTLAND, ORE. – March 10, 2009 – Freightliner Trucks today announced the availability of the Cummins ISX Series engine as an option for the Freightliner Cascadia™ 125-inch BBC product line.



When paired with the Cascadia – Freightliner’s most aerodynamic and comfortable truck – the Cummins ISX adds to the vehicle’s overall power and fuel efficiency. The Cummins ISX is available with power ratings from 400-500 hp and 1450-1850 lb/ft torque.



“The impressive Cummins ISX enhances the Cascadia’s performance, making it a natural fit into our overall engine line-up,” said Melissa Clausen, director of product marketing for Freightliner Trucks. “By offering our customers a full range of engine options, we are providing unmatched value and service.”



The Cummins ISX joins Detroit Diesel’s DD13™, DD15™, Series 60® and MBE 4000 engines as options for the Cascadia. Combined, Cummins and Freightliner have more than 700 distributors and service points across North America.



Customers looking to finance a new Cascadia with the Cummins ISX engine can look to Freightliner’s captive finance partner, Daimler Truck Financial. With over 35 years in truck finance, their flexible financing options provide custom solutions for large fleet customers, to one truck vocational or owner operators.



For more information, call or visit your nearby Freightliner Trucks dealership or go to www.FreightlinerTrucks.com or visit www.daimler-truckfinancial.com for financing that works for you and special financing offers from Daimler Truck Financial.



Freightliner Trucks is a division of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, headquartered in Portland, Ore., and is the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets Class 3-8 vehicles and is a Daimler company, the world's leading commercial vehicle manufacturer.

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