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Freightliner Holds Diesel Standards Webinars

October 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

 Gaffney, S.C.-based Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC) this morning (Oct. 12) kicked off a slate of 2010 Diesel Emissions Standards Webinars, the first having started at 10 a.m. (EST).

 In addition, the webinars will deal with the dynamics of the SCR solution for diesel power, a relevant topic right now in the motorhome and trucking industries, and how it affects your RV customers, Freightliner reports.

 Here’s a webinar schedule. Please choose the session that works best for you.

  •  Tues., Oct. 12, at 10 a.m.
  •  Tues., Oct. 12, at 2 p.m.
  •  Wed., Oct. 13, at 10 a.m.
  •  Wed. Oct. 13, at 2 p.m.

Those interested in the webinar asked to go to: http://dtna.adobeconnect.com/motorhome/ and enter their names under “enter as a guest” and click the “enter room” button. The number to call for audio is (866) 706-5486. The same log-in and call in information works for all training sessions.

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Freightliner Offers Discounts On Classes, Parts

January 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC) announced yesterday (Jan. 19) limited-duration discounts on both its Camp Freightliner training course and parts, sales and service labor for any motorhome riding on a FCCC chassis.

The Gaffney, S.C.-based chassis manufacturer will waive the $50 co-pilot fee for Camp Freightliner classes scheduled for the month of February, while a 10% discount on parts and service will run through February 26 for sales at its Factory Service Center in Gaffney. For current Freightliner Chassis Owners Club (FCOC) members, this 10% discount is in addition to the 5% discount already received at the Factory Service Center.

Camp Freightliner is a comprehensive two-day training course where motorhome operators are educated about the benefits of and maintenance of their specific FCCC chassis, reviewing such topics such as the air brake and electrical system, maintenance intervals, weight distribution and vehicle storage. In addition, pilots and co-pilots have the opportunity to learn the intricacies of a Freightliner chassis firsthand, examining a
bare chassis to highlight and review its features. The classes eligible for the co-pilot discount are scheduled for Feb. 15-16 and Feb. 18-19.

Held at the company’s Factory Service Center in Gaffney, Camp Freightliner is now open to anyone interested in learning more about motorhoming, not just current FCCC owners.

“We recently opened Camp Freightliner to anyone who might be interested in moving from a towable or fifth-wheel to a Class A motorhome, or for people who just want to learn more about owning a motorhome, so we could educate them about chassis maintenance and give them an understanding what goes into owning and operating a Class A RV,” said Dave Hoover, customer support manager at FCCC.

Customers who visit the FCCC Factory Service Center are also encouraged to visit the manufacturing facility while in Gaffney.  The chassis production center is located just down the road from the Factory Service Center, with tours of the facility given to interested parties in the mornings Monday through Friday.

To register for the discounted February Camp Freightliner classes, visit the FCC website at www.freightlinerchassis.com/mhMain.asp?page=CampFreightliner.

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FCCC Offers Free Fuel to Motorhome Buyers

October 16, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Freightliner Custom Chassis logoMotorhome enthusiasts who have waited out the bumpy road of a rough economy to buy a new rig now have 1,250 reasons to start planning their next road trip immediately in a new RV. Called “Fueled By Us,” Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) is offering a $1,250  fuel card with the purchase of any qualifying new motorhome built on a Freightliner chassis from dealers in the United States and Canada, according to  news release.

The ”Fueled By Us” offer is available from Thursday (Oct. 15) through Dec. 31.  

“Even in a tough economy, the freedom and adventure of the open road is an irresistible draw,” said John Randall, FCCC director of sales and marketing. ‘ The dream of a great road trip is the passion of many RVers and this sales event is designed to help them take a trip they might normally not be in the position to take at this time.”

Freightliner chassis power some of the most popular and well-built Class A motorhomes available in the industry.

The following manufacturers are participating in the ”Fueled By Us program”: Damon Motor Coach, Entegra Coach Inc.  Forest River Inc., Gulf Stream Coach Inc., Winnebago Inc., Jayco Inc., Four Winds International (formerly known as Mandalay Coach), Newmar Inc. Sportscoach Inc. , Tiffin Motor Homes Inc. and Triple E RV.

FCCC’s ”Fueled By Us” offer applies to new 2008, 2009 and 2010 model-year retail-sold motorhomes built by the participating manufacturers on FCCC chassis.

FCCC manufactures diesel powered chassis and even offers the first-of-its-kind hybrid-electric version called ecoFRED, designed to increase fuel economy while delivering optimal power.

Qualified ”Fueled by Us” participants receive a Visa debit card pre-loaded with $1,250 that can be used at any diesel fueling station across the country where Visa is accepted.

FCCC manufactures premium chassis for the motorhome, delivery walk-in van, and school and shuttle bus markets and is a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, a Daimler AG company.

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