There was a long line of people checking out the Cascadia their family members built.

On Saturday, October 20
th, the Freightliner factory in Cleveland, NC held a “family day” for their workers and families. I took my 2011 Cascadia to the event. Many of the plant workers enjoyed showing their spouse and children what they build during their time at work. Many families enjoyed an up close look inside and out of the Cascadia. Freightliner provided many fun activities throughout the event and everyone seemed to have a great time.

After the event, it was time for me to say good-bye to the Cascadia which I’ve driven for 250,360 miles. This truck was very reliable, safe and comfortable throughout the last two years. I’m happy to report the fuel mileage performance records of this truck which attained a lifetime fuel average of 8.6 on paper and 8.7 by the engine report. The recorded highest mileage for “one day” was 11.1 with the worst being 6.8 (pushing a foot of snow all day.) During its 50,000 mile oil change intervals, the Detroit DD15 engine never consumed more than a quart and a half of oil between changes. The Cascadia was rattle free. This truck will be sold to a lucky owner.

Upon returning the Cascadia, I picked up a new 2013 Cascadia Evolution. My journey with this new truck began today and I look forward to sharing more about this amazing truck in my next blog.

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Where are they going to be selling this truck Henry? I was thinking about trading in my Century for a Cascadia.

November 05, 2012 13:31:37 PM

Henry, I'm glad i got to see & tour the LEGEND last summer. Whoever purchases her in the future will be getting a great truck !!!

October 31, 2012 9:52:23 AM

Great to hear you got everything switched around ok. Can't wait to hear the new numbers. Have fun with that new sub woofer!!!!

October 25, 2012 16:59:37 PM


I look forward to hearing anything and everything you choose to divulge about the new Cascadia Evolution. I bet today is a very exciting day for you.

October 25, 2012 13:46:18 PM

I cannot wait to see what you can do with this new trucks fuel mileage. The truck looks so much like your last one what has changed on the exterior features?

October 25, 2012 9:19:01 AM


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