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Freightliner Trucks is an American truck manufacturer featured in American Truck Simulator. Founded in 1929 as the truck-manufacturing division of Consolidated Freightways (from which it derives its name), the company was established in 1942 as Freightliner Corporation. Owned by Daimler AG since 1981, Freightliner is a part of Daimler subsidiary Daimler Trucks North America (along with Western Star, Detroit Diesel, and Thomas Built Buses).

Freightliner Trucks was the next and last truck brand featured after Western Star Trucks. The Freightliner Cascadia was added to the game on December 2, 2020, along with the 1.39 update.

It was firstly featured in the 18 Wheels of Steel series under the fictional names Frisk and Forerunner.

The headquarters of Freightliner Trucks are located in Portland, Oregon.

Release History[]

  • 25 January 2016: In a blog post about licensing issues, SCS Software shows a picture of the Freightliner Cascadia 2016 model.[1]
  • 24 September 2018: SCS Community Manager Carthoo teases a render from SCS' vehicle department of the Freightliner Cascadia 2018 model on SCS forum.[2]
  • 20 December 2018: During a livestream, SCS confirmed that two trucks (assumed to be the International LoneStar and the Freightliner Cascadia) would arrive in 2019.
  • 8 February 2019: Carthoo mentions that two trucks are planned for 2019, and confirms that the International Lonestar will be released. But implies that the Freightliner Cascadia is not one of the two trucks planned to be released that year.[3][4]
  • 4 March 2020: A SCS representative visits Daimler Trucks North America in Portland, Oregon. A company that owns the Freightliner Trucks and Western Star Trucks.[5]
  • 9 October 2020: The 1.39 Experimental Open Beta added the Freightliner dealership prefab in the game files.[6]
  • 12 November 2020: With the Colorado DLC released, Fort Collins is one of the cities that also has an Freightliner dealership, but without the Freightliner logo.
  • 15 November 2020: SCS Software teases the Freightliner Cascadia in a short video.[7]
  • 20 November 2020: SCS Software officially announced that the Freightliner Cascadia will arrive soon to the game.[8]
  • 24 November 2020: SCS Software make a stream in their Twitch channel and Steam page to promote the Cruising Colorado World of Trucks event, and during the Stream, many Freightliner Cascadias appear as an AI vehicle.[9]
  • 2 December 2020: Freightliner Cascadia is released along with a trailer video.[10]

Models[]

American Truck Simulator only includes one Freightliner model, while there are six models featured in American Long Haul, Convoy and Haulin', and two models in Across America and Pedal to the Metal.

American Truck Simulator[]

Name Image
Freightliner Cascadia Freightliner Cascadia.jpg

18 Wheels of Steel[]

Name Fictional name Image
Freightliner Argosy Forerunner Aggressor

Across America

Pedal to the Metal

Haulin' / American Long Haul

Freightliner Classic Frisk Classic

Haulin' / American Long Haul

Freightliner Columbia Frisk Columbia

Haulin' / American Long Haul

Freightliner Columbia 120 Frisk Columbia 120

Haulin' / American Long Haul

Freightliner Coronado Frisk Coronado

Haulin' / American Long Haul

Freightliner Century Class Forerunner 21C

Across America

Pedal to the Metal

Haulin' / American Long Haul

Available Preconfigured Models[]

There are 5 different preconfigured models at Freightliner truck dealers in ATS, but all of them are customizable.

Name Image Series Chassis Cabin Engine Power Engine Torque Gearbox Fuel Paint List Price Required Level
Freightliner Cascadia Day Cab
ATS Freightliner Trucks Stock 01.png
Cascadia 6x2 Day Cab 370 hp (276kW) 1,250 lb-ft (1695 Nm) / 975 rpm Eaton FM-15E310B-LAS 120 gal White $117,395.- 0
Freightliner Cascadia Day Cab
ATS Freightliner Trucks Stock 02.png
Cascadia 6x4 Day Cab 400 hp (299kW) 1,750 lb-ft (2373 Nm) / 1,075 rpm Detroit DT12-DA 160 gal Dark Green $130,820.- 0
Freightliner Cascadia 48" Sleeper
ATS Freightliner Trucks Stock 03.png
Cascadia 6x2 48" Sleeper 450 hp (335kW) 1,650 lb-ft (2237 Nm) / 1,000 rpm Eaton FO-20E313A-MHP 200 gal Fawn $151,700.- 0
Freightliner Cascadia 72" Sleeper XT
ATS Freightliner Trucks Stock 04.png
Cascadia 6x4 72" Sleeper XT 505 hp (377kW) 1,650 lb-ft (2237 Nm) / 975 rpm Detroit DT12-OA 240 gal Maroon $183,300.- 0
Freightliner Cascadia 72" Sleeper RR
ATS Freightliner Trucks Stock 05.png
Cascadia 6x4 72" Sleeper RR 600 hp (447kW) 2,050 lb-ft (2779 Nm) / 975 rpm Detroit DT12-OA 240 gal Cypress $194,130.- 0

Truck Dealers[]

There are 5 Freightliner truck dealers in ATS.

City State
Fort Collins Flag of Colorado.png Colorado
Gillette Flag of Wyoming.png Wyoming
Oxnard CA mini.png California
Redding CA mini.png California
St. George Flag of Utah small.png Utah

Gallery[]

References[]

  1. SCS Software, Truck Licensing Situation Update, 2016-01-25 (accessed 2016-01-25)
  2. Carthoo on SCS Forum, 2018-09-24 (accessed 2018-09-24)
  3. [[1]], SCS on YouTube: MAN TGX Euro 6 is joining ETS2, 2019-02-08 (accessed 2019-02-08)
  4. [[2]], SCS on YouTube: MAN TGX Euro 6 is joining ETS2, 2019-02-08 (accessed 2019-02-08)
  5. SCS Software on Twitter, 2020-03-04 (accessed 2020-03-04)
  6. SCS Software, SCS Forum, 2020-10-09 (accessed 2020-10-09)
  7. SCS Software, Are you ready?, 2020-11-15 (accessed 2020-11-15)
  8. SCS Software, Freightliner Cascadia® Announcement, 2020-11-20 (accessed 2020-11-20)
  9. #CruisingColorado Event Live Stream - Recording, 2020-11-24 (accessed 2020-11-24)
  10. SCS Software, The Freightliner Cascadia® has arrived!, 2020-12-02 (accessed 2020-12-02)

See also[]

Trucks
Euro Truck Simulator
(Overview, Dealers)
Majestic Actros - Runner Magnum - Swift R - Valiant FH16
Euro Truck Simulator 2
(Overview, Dealers)
DAF: XF 105, XF Euro 6, 2021 - Iveco: Stralis, Stralis Hi-Way - MAN: TGX, TGX Euro 6 - Mercedes-Benz: Actros, New Actros - Renault: Magnum, Premium, T - Scania: R 2009, Streamline, R, S - Volvo: FH16 2009, FH16 2012
Upcoming: MAN: New TGX
American Truck Simulator
(Overview, Dealers)
Freightliner Trucks: Cascadia - International Trucks: LoneStar, LT, 9900i - Kenworth: T680, W900 - Mack Trucks: Anthem - Peterbilt: 389, 579 - Volvo: VNL - Western Star Trucks: 49X
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