Freightliner is the number one heavy truck in the United States, the biggest truck market in the world. Freightliner’s market leadership has come from offering the best of American and European technology, developed using the most advanced computer-aided design systems and safety programs in the world. Freightliner is a key unit in Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific’s commercial vehicle activities. Freightliner was acquired by Daimler-Benz in 1981 and entered the Australian market in 1989 with trucks specifically engineered and tailored to Australian conditions. In Australia, Freightliner trucks have been developed for our heavier, bigger, faster and hotter operating environments and offer the engines, gearboxes, axles and suspension systems trusted by Australian operators.
Freightliner is distributed by Daimler Trucks Perth.