Freightliner – Is A Daimler Group Brand
Freightliner celebrated three milestones in 2017, 100 years of Thomas Built Buses, 75 years of Freightliner and 50 years of Western Star!
The company was founded in 1942 as Freightliner Corporation: according to Freightliner, to build a better vehicle.
The company’s founder, Leland James, was one of the first in the industry to build trucks with lightweight components like aluminum instead of traditional steel.
Most recently, the advancements of an all-electric Freightliner Cascadia are also game-changers for the trucking industry today.