Is Sterling a Freightliner?

Is Sterling a Freightliner?

Sterling Trucks Corporation (commonly designated Sterling) was an American truck manufacturer….Sterling Trucks.

Type Subsidiary
Products Trucks
Owner Daimler-Benz (1997–1998) DaimlerChrysler (1999–2007) Daimler AG (2007–2009)
Parent Freightliner Corporation (1997-2008) Daimler Trucks North America (2008–2009)

How much does a Sterling truck weigh?

Sterling Trucks was a division of Freightliner LLC which, like Dodge, was owned by the former DaimlerChrysler. The Bullet is a Class 4 and 5 truck and has a Gross Weight of 16,500 lb (7,500 kg) for the Class 4 model and 19,500 lb (8,800 kg) for Class 5.

When were Sterling trucks discontinued?

The Sterling Trucks brand will be discontinued effective March 2009. The decision came due to overlaps the Sterling brand has with the Freightliner brand, and Sterling has achieved only one-fourth of the market penetration Freightliner has, despite several attempts to project the Sterling nameplate.

Why did Ford stop making heavy trucks?

The Ford Motor Company agreed today to sell its heavy-duty truck business to the Freightliner Corporation, a unit of Daimler-Benz A.G., in a move that would allow Ford to shed a money-losing business and Freightliner to increase its market share in the United States.

What motor is in a Ford L9000?

Engine. The engine of the Ford L9000 is a Caterpillar engine model 3306DSL. This diesel engine is capable of producing a peak horsepower rating of 300.

What is the most sold semi-truck in America?

Freightliner is the best selling semi-truck in America today. Freightliner sells about 190K trucks per year! Freightliner dominates with 40% of the commercial truck market share.

Which semi-truck engine is the best?

Here are our top 10 choices of semi truck engines in no particular order:

  • C15 Cat – the C15 and C16 Caterpillar diesel engines were workhorses.
  • C16 Cat.
  • 60 Series Detroit – These Detroit engines are the only ‘newer’ diesel engine in the best semi truck engines.
  • DD 15.