Information and news on Western Star Trucks...
Dec. 12, 2012 |
Kelley Platt will be taking over as gm for Western Star Truck Sales, Inc. – a division of Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) – starting April 1 following the retirement of the OEM’s current gm, Michael Jackson, on March 31...
Feb. 3, 2015 |
Western Star Trucks has revamped its website with a focus on developing a user- and mobile-friendly design. Visitors can view the site, www.WesternStar.com , from any mobile or tablet device, and easily access information about Western Star 4700, 4800, 4900 and 6900 truck models. The new Western...
Sep. 2, 2014 |
The Tru-Track 13K and 20K suspensions series from Watson & Chalin is now available for Freightliner and Western Start trucks. There is also a direct ship program to help ensure support to the dealer network, the company said...
Jan. 16, 2015 |
Western Star is expanding its model lineup with the all--new 5700XE, a highly aerodynamic Class 8 on-highway tractor that combines a Detroit powertrain from its parent Daimler Trucks North America with distinctive styling that favors hard edges over the rounded contours of other aero tractors...
Sep. 11, 2014 |
Western Star Trucks is now offering the Neway ADZ series of heavy-duty drive axle air suspensions as options on its truck models. The suspensions, from SAF-Holland, are available to order for the 4800, 4900 and 6900 truck models. The ADZ series suspensions feature a streamlined design that has...
Aug. 26, 2014 |
LAS VEGAS. Best known for its vocational and heavy-haul Class 8 models, Western Star Trucks is expanding into the aerodynamic on-highway market with an all-new model...
Sep. 11, 2014 |
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 |
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 |
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 |