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Freightliner's awesome new Revolution Innovation is a future rig done right [w/video]

by Zach Bowman (RSS feed) on Mar 22nd, 2012 at 4:57PM

Freightliner is stealing the spotlight at this week's Mid-America Trucking Show in Kentucky with a new truck concept. The Revolution Innovation is aimed squarely at reimagining the face commercial trucking. With innovations like a more aerodynamic body, cold-rolled aluminum frame that's 200 pounds lighter than its steel equivalent, low-slung engine placement and an intelligent rear axle that can automatically switch between four and six-wheel drive as needed, the concept is more fuel efficient while retaining plenty of functionality. Designers looked at how most drivers use their rigs, and... Read More

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