Freightliner updates driver app


Freightliner Smart Start appFreightliner announced Tuesday updates to its Smart Source app, including a new design, personalized notification options, and enhanced product support features to provide an improved user experience for drivers.

Freightliner says the Smart Source app helps drivers stay connected with Freightliner for up-to-date product news, training videos and support information. The new features expand on the app’s versatility and help drivers quickly find the information they need to efficiently operate their Freightliner truck.

“Drivers are more connected than ever before and we are dedicated to providing them with useful information about their vehicles delivered in a familiar and easily accessible format via their mobile device,” says Kelly Gedert, vice president, On-highway market development, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA).

In addition to a more intuitive design, Freightliner says other updates to Smart Source include:

  • Expanded library of VIN-based training videos, which allow users to enter the last 6 of their VIN directly into the app to access product training relevant to their specific truck.
  • Links to online driver and maintenance manuals by model.
  • Quick access to the Freightliner Roadside Assistance Program.
  • Optional push notifications so users can be instantly alerted when new training videos, news, or additional product information is added.

The free Smart Source app is available for compatible devices at Apple App store or Google Play store, the OEM says.

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