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November 10, 2017

Western Star Rewards Veterans

The VetStar program applies to all new Western Star models (glider kits and used units are not eligible) and is intended for owner-operators and small fleets.

October 12, 2017

DTNA Facility Donates $100k to Chairity

To help the community through its DaimlerCares program, Daimler Trucks North America’s (DTNA) truck manufacturing plant in Cleveland, N.C. donated $100,000 to the Rowan County Chapter of United Way, along with $20,000 in donations to seven other non-profits.

September 8, 2017

DTNA Breaks Ground on Logistics Center

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) broke ground, paving the way for a modern logistics center at its Cleveland, N.C. truck manufacturing plant.

August 1, 2017

Custom Floor Mats for Western Star Trucks

Minimizer's Custom Molded Floor Mat kits are designed for model year 2016-2018 Western Star trucks.

July 27, 2017

New Connectivity, Analytics Options Coming for Detroit-Powered Trucks

Fleets of all sizes that are running Detroit powertrains are about to get access to several new tools that will make it easier to analyze the vast amount of data available from the truck – including not only engine fault code data, but also fuel efficiency and safety data.

April 27, 2017

Western Star Celebrates Half Century Mark

Western Star, the truck OEM that President Kelley Platt likes to tout as "the last of the custom truck builders" has hit the half-century mark. It also unveiled a new, 25-ton, off-highway truck designed to work in construction, mining and quarry applications to reporters in Phoenix.

April 14, 2017

RS6S-P89M Series PTO

Muncie Power Products, Inc. introduced its new RS6S-P89M Series power take-off (PTO), which features an integral hydraulic mount for structural support of hydraulic pumps up to 60 pounds.

February 8, 2017

Western Star's 50 Years of 'Legendary Awesomeness'

Western Star will mark its 50th anniversary of manufacturing trucks with a year’s worth of special events, truck show appearances, and an enhanced website. The truckmaker has named it "Western Star’s Year of Legendary Awesomeness."

February 2, 2017

Daimler Trucks North America Celebrates Milestones

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is set to celebrate a century of innovation with anniversaries of Freightliner, Detroit, Western Star, and Thomas Built Bus brands.

November 23, 2016

Western Star to Add New Graphics Packages

The Western Star factory-installed Phantom 2 Graphics package features new, modular components for more customization options.

May 12, 2016

Western Star Debuts Extreme Duty Off-Road 'Transformer'

Western Star Trucks has just unveiled an extreme heavy-duty off-road chassis that could make owning multiple single-purpose trucks obsolete. The MBT-40 Transformer can pick up an drop truck bodies the way trash trucks pickup and drop roll-off containers.

February 3, 2015

Western Star Names New General Manager

Michael Jackson is retiring as general manager of Western Star Truck Sales after 10 years with Daimler Trucks North America. He is being succeeded by Kelley Platt.

November 25, 2014

Western Star Limited-Edition Calendar

The calendar incorporates illustrations from artists to showcase, in an artistically stylized way, that a Western Star truck can handle anything thrown at it.

November 12, 2014

Daimler Trucks Launches New Rewards Website

Truck Bucks, the Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) rewards program, has unveiled a new website providing more benefits for Truck Bucks members. The new website, www.MyTruckBucks.com, launched November 11.

August 21, 2014

Western Star Offers Neway ADZ Suspensions

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc., is now offering Neway ADZ Series Heavy-Duty Drive Axle Air Suspensions by SAF-HOLLAND as an option for Western Star 4800, 4900 and 6900 truck models.

May 14, 2014

JOST Fifth Wheel Now Standard on Freightliner, Western Star Trucks

Daimler Trucks North America has announced that the JOST International JSK36 lightweight fifth wheel is now the standard fifth wheel for all Freightliner truck models. The JSK36 is also available as a published option for the Western Star 4700 and 4900 truck models.

August 20, 2013

Western Star, Klein Develop High-Capacity Water Tank Truck

Western Star Trucks announced the availability of a 6,500-gallon water tank truck for the 4900XD. Developed in collaboration with Klein Products Inc., the truck features a Klein K650 water tank to provide a more efficient road dust control operation for construction, quarry and mining applications.

June 13, 2012

The Juggler: Big Apple Circus Takes the Show on the Road

Transporting the Big Apple Circus requires a big top’s worth of planning. Learn how Tom Larson and his crew take the show on the road.

March 8, 2011

Hitting the Road: The Work Truck Show - The Products

This blog will cover the press conferences and products I came across at the 2011 Work Truck Show and National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Convention.

June 11, 2009

Truck Manufacturers Association Elects New Officers

CHICAGO – Elected were Skip Yeakel of Volvo Trucks North America, as TMA chair; Bob Morrison, PACCAR Inc, as vice chair; and Jeff Marsee, Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, as treasurer.

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