Freightliner Trucks Launches New Smartphone App

FORT MILL, S.C. – May 15, 2012 – Freightliner Trucks today introduced a new application for smartphone users. Designed for iPhone and Android users to commemorate the company’s 70th anniversary, the free app also offers a suite of functional tools for drivers.



The app is an extension of www.FreightlinerTrucks.com/70years, which provides a snapshot of Freightliner’s legacy of innovation with videos and a detailed timeline that celebrates the company’s products and technological milestones.



In addition, the new app includes:



Dealer locator: This intuitive tool provides a complete listing of Freightliner Trucks dealerships based on the driver’s current location or by entering a city, state or zip code. The interactive locator features a map, contact information, services, hours of operation and real-time, dealer-specific special offers.



Event listing: App users can access Freightliner’s schedule of trade shows and special events. Show hours, special guest appearances and booth events are included with each listing.



Product information: For quick reference, Freightliner’s truck models and base specs are featured on the app, as well as a gallery of truck images.



“Not only are we celebrating our history in a technologically advanced way, but we continue to support our customers by offering a thorough and easy-to-use reference tool that helps drivers while they’re on the road,” said David Marx, manager brand development for Freightliner Trucks. “We’ve spent 70 years developing products to help simplify our customers’ lives, and this app is yet another innovative solution from Freightliner Trucks.”



Android and iPhone users can download the free Freightliner Trucks app in their respective App Stores.



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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