PORTLAND, Ore. – Nov. 25, 2013 – Freightliner Trucks today announced that it is now offering twin steer chassis prep kits for its 114SD and 122SD truck models. The prep kits will serve to quickly facilitate aftermarket conversions and installation of second steer axle and heavy-duty suspensions, resulting in faster delivery to the customer.
Freightliner Trucks has partnered with Baie-Saint-Paul, Quebec, Canada-based Simard Suspensions to offer the turnkey solution ideal for heavy-duty applications such as crane, dump, wrecker, mixing and logging to provide a comfortable and reliable ride. Severe duty twin steer chassis provides a stable platform for increased truck efficiency and performance.
“To provide a simplified transition from factory to conversion, we developed a cost-effective and timely process that still allows for customization,” said Mary Aufdemberg, director of product marketing for Freightliner Trucks. “We are responding to our customers’ needs by providing a streamlined solution that will get them on the job as fast as possible.”
Twin steer chassis are just one of many options available for the Freightliner Trucks line of severe duty products. The Freightliner Trucks severe duty line features tough trucks that are dependable, efficient and built to withstand the most challenging of vocational applications.
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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.