NZ Truck & Driver News

 
Cascadia cab crowned

Cascadia cab crowned

NZ Truck & Driver News

 January 2016   
Daimler Trucks' Freightliner subsidiary designed its new Cascadia, launched last year, to set new standards in connectivity, fuel efficiency and safety.

Now its cab interior "attractive and functional design" has won a global Good Design Award.

The jury chose the Daimler Trucks North America flagship cab as the winner amongst product designs from some of the most successful brands in the world, covering all industries.

Freightliner says that the new Cascadia's interior "combines innovative technology with ergonomic design.

"It offers an optimised dashboard and a multitude of seat-configurations. Also the drivers' 'living room' was designed to offer more storage, as well as spaces for standard-sized microwaves and flat panel TVs."

Since the Cascadia was launched over 20,000 have been sold – contributing strongly to Freightliner's 39.2% share of the medium and heavy-duty truck segments in the North American market.

...

Subscribers: Please LOGIN to read the full article.

Daimler Trucks' Freightliner subsidiary designed its new Cascadia, launched last year, to set new standards in connectivity, fuel efficiency and safety.

Now its cab interior "attractive and functional design" has won a global Good Design Award.

The jury chose the Daimler Trucks North America flagship cab as the winner amongst product designs from some of the most successful brands in the world, covering all industries.

Freightliner says that the new Cascadia's interior "combines innovative technology with ergonomic design.

"It offers an optimised dashboard and a multitude of seat-configurations. Also the drivers' 'living room' was designed to offer more storage, as well as spaces for standard-sized microwaves and flat panel TVs."

Since the Cascadia was launched over 20,000 have been sold – contributing strongly to Freightliner's 39.2% share of the medium and heavy-duty truck segments in the North American market.


Search Articles

NZ Truck & Driver Magazine
Read Now