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Dec. 12, 2012 |
The Western Star 4700 set-back and set-forward truck and tractor models can now be spec’d with a frame rail mounted vertical exhaust stack, the company announced. This configuration is now available in combination with the Western Star aerodynamic roof and side fairing options. In addition to the...
Feb. 14, 2014 |
Western Star brought several different trucks to Mid America this year, including its soon-to-be-famous "Optimus Prime" big rig that's "loosely" based on an all-new 2015 model 5700 highway tractor design...
Mar. 28, 2014 |
The Allison 4700 Rugged Duty Series (RDS) series automatic transmission is now available as an option for the Western Star 4700 model; a transmission designed for rugged off-road and vocational applications such as construction, dump and oil field operations...
Feb. 5, 2014 |
The CentriFuse lightweight brake drum from Stemco Motor Wheel is now a premium published option for certain Freightliner and Western Star truck models. CentriFuse brake drums are designed for weight-sensitive applications to increase payload or fuel efficiency. The 16.5 in. x 8.62 in. CentriFuse...
Feb. 17, 2014 |
Truck-maker Western Star -- a division of Daimler Trucks North America -- recently organized a “Serious Trucks” driver challenge at the World of Concrete (WOC) show in Las Vegas earlier this year, with more than 180 competitors with commercial driver’s licenses (CDLs) participating on a closed...
Feb. 5, 2014 |
Daimler Trucks has chosen Mobil Delvac-branded heavy-duty diesel engine oils from ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants for factory-fill in its Freightliner- and Western Star-branded vehicles. The company’s fuel-efficient Freightliner Cascadia Evolution models will use Mobil Delvac 1300 Super 10W-30 , a...
Feb. 27, 2014 |
Western Star Truck Sales has announced availability of its 4800SB all-wheel drive (AWD) model in 8x8 axle configuration. Suited for demanding utility, construction, government and refuse applications, the Western Star 4800SB 8x8 is equipped with a two-speed transfer case which promotes excellent...
Nov. 8, 2013 |
ST. LOUIS. Western Star, a division of Daimler Trucks North America, showcased its 4900 109 in. BBC model with a unique powertrain option at the National Truck Equipment Assn.’s Work Truck Show here...
Mar. 10, 2010 |
Working with Klein Products, Western Star Trucks has introduced a new high-capacity tank truck. The 4900XD is equipped with a Klein K650 water tank for applications including construction, quarry and mining. Ontario, CA-based Klein Products is a worldwide manufacturer of water distributing...
Aug. 21, 2013 |