Photo courtesy of Daimler.

Photo courtesy of Daimler.

North Carolina’s Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has ordered 67 Freightliner 114SD severe duty trucks for its fleet.

Freightliner is a division of Daimler Trucks North America, and will be produced in Mt. Holly, North Carolina.

The new fleet of Class 7 trucks will be equipped with Cummins ISL9 engines, dump bodies, and snow removal equipment manufactured by The Godwin Group. The 114SD trucks will be used for a refuse hauling, snow plowing and road repair throughout the state.

In total, NCDOT spec’d 15 different 114SD vehicle configurations. 

Additional North Carolina-based partners include: Meritor driveline components from Fletcher, Forest City and Laurinburg in N.C., and Manning and York, in S.C., and axle components and structural plastics from ConMet in Monroe and Bryson City, N.C.