Lectronix T7000 Pre-Wire Now Available for Freightliner Cascadia

PORTLAND, Ore. – March 19, 2009 – Freightliner Trucks today announced that the Lectronix T7000 Infotainment System is now available as a pre-wire option for the Cascadia™. A single integrated system specifically for use in trucks, the T7000 combines truck navigation, voice, video and entertainment into one system.

The T7000 supports a full range of entertainment and connectivity features, including fully integrated truck navigation, enhanced audio including AM/FM/Weather radio, CD player, iPod charging and control, MP3/WMA playback via memory stick, hands-free Bluetooth, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, blind spot cameras activated by turn signals and satellite radio.

Many navigation features are also included with the T7000, such as bridge height, maximum weight and HazMat alerts. The system, which has a J1939 Databus connection, also tracks fuel consumption and maintenance intervals, and features customizable alarms.

“The Cascadia was built with the driver in mind – and the result is one of the most comfortable and spacious cabs on the road today,” said Melissa Clausen, director of product marketing for Freightliner Trucks. “The addition of the T7000 only adds to the overall driver experience.”

The Lectronix T7000 can be easily installed in the Cascadia dashboard space used for existing radios, and is now available for factory pre-wiring in the Cascadia.

For more information, call or visit your nearby Freightliner Trucks dealership or go to www.FreightlinerTrucks.com.

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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