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Following a successful launch of the Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities recognition program in 2015, we're excited to announce more cities to be recognized. See what the buzz is all about and share your hard work stories on social media using #hardworkmatters.

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DETROIT HITS IT ON ALL CYLINDERS

DETROIT HITS IT ON ALL CYLINDERS

10/20/17

Last week, the Detroit region became the 11th city to be honored with a Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities award. The program recognizes cities across North America that demonstrate determination, innovation, and job creation, and between Detroit's downtown revitalization and the preservation of its title as "The Motor City," the Detroit region has truly demonstrated the spirit of this award.

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HARD WORK PAYS OFF IN THE HEARTLAND

DETROIT TO BE HONORED AS "FREIGHTLINER TRUCKS HARDEST WORKING CITY"

9/6/17

Freightliner Trucks announced today that Detroit is the next city to be honored as a Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities award recipient. The program, which launched in 2015, recognizes cities across North America that are fueling economic growth.

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HARD WORK PAYS OFF IN THE HEARTLAND

HARD WORK PAYS OFF IN THE HEARTLAND

5/8/17

Last week, we honored Des Moines as our 10th Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working City. The finance, insurance, and publishing industries are thriving in Des Moines, but the city also has a large trucking and construction presence, all positively impacting the North American economy. We celebrated with surprise visits to three worksites in the area and headed to APWA’s 2017 Snow Conference to host the Des Moines Hardest Working Cities award presentation with Mayor Frank Cownie.

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DES MOINES NAMED 10th “HARDEST WORKING CITY”

DES MOINES NAMED 10th “HARDEST WORKING CITY”

3/15/17

Freightliner Trucks announced Wednesday that Des Moines is the 10th city to be honored by Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities at The Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. The program, which launched in 2015, recognizes cities in North America that are fueling economic growth.

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The Seattle-Tacoma Hardest Working Cities award in front of the famous Pike Place Market.

All Of That Coffee Is Fueling More Than You Think

8/17/16

Last week, we honored the Seattle-Tacoma area as our latest Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working City. With close to four million citizens, and projects such as the $470 million Seattle-Tacoma International Airport renovation, WSDOT's I-5 overhaul, and Port of Seattle's expanded international arrivals facility, this area is seriously fueling hard work in North America.

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5 Things You Probably Didn't Know about Seattle-Tacoma

5 Things You Probably Didn't Know about Seattle-Tacoma

8/11/16

With a bustling city life and plenty of nature in the surrounding area (including large mountains and waterfalls) there is never a dull moment in Seattle-Tacoma. In celebration of Seattle-Tacoma's recent award as the next Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working City, here are 5 things to know.

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Seattle-Tacoma to Receive ‘Hardest Working Cities’ Award on August 4

7/11/16

Seattle-Tacoma has been identified to receive the Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities award, which honors cities fueling growth and innovation. The recognition program by Freightliner Trucks came after an economic data review revealed a compelling relationship between investments in work trucks and thriving economies.

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The Edmonton Hardest Working Cities award on top of future city fire hydrants.

Hard Work Happens In The City Of Champions

6/22/16

Last week, we honored Edmonton, Alberta, as our latest Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working City. With more than 878,000 citizens, it is Alberta's second-largest city and Canada's fifth-largest municipality. We began our celebration with surprise visits to three worksites in the city and then headed downtown to host the Edmonton Hardest Working Cities award presentation.

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The New York City Hardest Working Cities award in front of the Culver Viaduct in Brooklyn.

Edmonton To Be Honored As ‘Hardest Working City’ June 22

5/25/16

Edmonton has been selected to receive the Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities award. As part of the city recognition, a formal award presentation will be held on Wednesday, June 22 at 12:30 p.m. in downtown Edmonton in partnership with the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation.

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The New York City Hardest Working Cities award in front of the Culver Viaduct in Brooklyn.

Hard Work Happens In The Concrete Jungle

4/26/16

NYC was the first city this year to receive the Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities award. We began our celebration with surprise visits to two Big Reuse facilities in Queens and Brooklyn and then headed to Citi Field stadium to host the Greater New York Hardest Working Cities award presentation.

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New York City to be honored as a Hardest Working City

New York City to Be Honored As “Hardest Working City” On April 21

3/28/16

NYC will be the first city this year to receive the Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities award. The award presentation will take place at Citi Field Baseball Stadium on April 21.

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The leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer honored six cities in 2015 and just announced four new cities to be honored in 2016.

Freightliner Trucks Announces 2016 “Hardest Working Cities” at World of Concrete Show

2/4/16

Following the successful launch of the Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities recognition program, Freightliner announced four new cities will be recognized with the award in 2016. Find out which cities will be honored next.

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The leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer honored six cities in 2015

Freightliner Trucks to Honor More “Hardest Working Cities” in 2016

12/16/15

Earlier this year, Freightliner Trucks launched the Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities recognition program to honor cities spearheading community growth and innovation. The program came after an economic data review revealed a compelling relationship between severe duty trucks and its operators, and thriving economies.

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The Dallas Hardest Working Cities award in front of Mayor Mike Rawlings' office in downtown Dallas.

This Ain’t Dallas’ First Rodeo

1/11/15

Last week, we kicked off our final Hardest Working Cities celebration of the year in Dallas. It received the award for its growth in employment, transportation investment, and contribution to the total U.S. gross domestic product. We started our celebration with a surprise visit to about 200 workers on a major road construction project and then headed to Premier Truck Group in South Dallas to host the Hardest Working Cities award presentation.

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Celebratory event and surprise jobsite visits planned for October 5

Dallas Named as Final Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working City of 2015

10/5/15

Dallas is among the top five cities in North America for vocational truck sales, construction employment, and heavy and tractor trailer truck drivers. This is demonstrated in projects such as the DFW Airport Terminal renovation, the KPMG Plaza at Hall project and the Dallas Victory Park project. Read more about the latest Hardest Working City.

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Celebratory event and surprise jobsite visits planned for October 5

Torontonians Bring Home Two Big Wins This Week

10/2/15

This week, we visited jobsites around Toronto to surprise some of the city's hardest workers with food, gifts and our appreciation. And on October 1st, we hosted the Hardest Working Cities award celebration at Harper Truck Centres in Mississauga. Read more to see how we celebrated.

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Workers on one of America's most famous and iconic bridges: the $420 million Sixth Street Viaduct Project in downtown Los Angeles.

It's Not All Flowers and Sunshine In L.A.

9/14/15

Last week, we visited jobsites across L.A. to surprise some of the city's hardest workers with food, gifts and our appreciation. And on September 10th, we hosted an award presentation where a representative from Mayor Garcetti's office accepted the award on behalf of the city. Read more to see how we celebrated this city.

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Celebratory event and surprise jobsite visits planned for October 1

Toronto Announced As Next Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working City

9/14/15

As the fourth largest city in North America and a workforce leader, it's no surprise Toronto is home to where hard work happens. Read more about the latest Hardest Working City.

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Workers on the I-65/Peystonsville Road bridge construction project posing with the Hardest Working Cities award.

Music City Tops Another Chart

8/27/15

Nashville lives up to its state's motto — America at its best. It's no surprise Nashville has been named as the latest Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working City. Read more to see how we celebrated this city.

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Celebratory event and surprise jobsite visits planned for September 10

Los Angeles Earns Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working City Title

8/17/15

Los Angeles has just been named as the next Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working City. The recognition program by Freightliner Trucks honors cities spearheading community growth and innovation.

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An Elvis statue on Broadway Street in downtown Nashville sporting the Hardest Working Cities hat.

Nashville Named As Next Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working City

8/3/15

With public and private construction projects such as the Division Street extension, Korean War Veterans Bridge lighting project, and the proposed South Broadway tower, it's no surprise Nashville has been named as the latest Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working City. Read more to see why the city was selected.

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Thank you to the hard workers on the 1300 South Viaduct project in Salt Lake City.

We Found Out Why The Lake Is So Salty

6/1/15

Cheers to Salt Lake City on receiving the Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities award.

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Salt Lake City downtown overview

Freightliner Trucks Announces New Hardest Working City

5/11/15

Celebratory event and surprise jobsite visits planned for Salt Lake City this month.

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Congratulations to Indianapolis on receiving the Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities award.

Congrats to Indianapolis!

3/6/15

Indianapolis receives the Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities award. We congratulated local hard workers and threw a special celebration event at Stoops Freightliner.

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Mary Aufdemberg, director of product marketing, Freightliner Trucks; Brian Gildea, VP of economic development, Indy Chamber; and Richard Saward, general manager, vocational Trucks, Daimler Trucks North America, pose with the Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities award at the NTEA Work Truck Show on March 4, 2015.

It's Official!

3/4/15

The Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities program launched on March 4, 2015 at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

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