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Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada Wins Graphics Award with Wrapped Western Star Truck

Shelley Uvanille-Hesch knew her truck was a beauty queen and now it has the title to prove it. Uvanille-Hesch drives “Miss Destiny Star”, a 2019 Western Star 5700XE that has been decorated with a truck wrap featuring pictures of members of the Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada (WTFC). She founded the organization, which recruits women […]

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Adam Weitsman never thought he’d get into the trucking business, but if he was going to do it, he was going to do it right. That’s why his company, Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling, now operates a fleet of 47 new Western Star 5700XEs and expects to have 63 of the trucks by the end […]

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Western Star Offers OOIDA Member Discounts

Current members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) can receive rebates on qualifying new Western Star truck models. Qualifying used trucks at SelecTrucks Centers are also eligible for the discount program. To be eligible for a rebate from Western Star or SelecTrucks, customers must be OOIDA members for 90 days prior to purchase and […]

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Western Star is Official Truck of Dale Coyne Racing

Dale Coyne Racing is now relying on Western Star 5700XE trucks to haul its Verizon IndyCar Series race cars from race to race. As the Official Truck of Dale Coyne Racing, three Western Star 5700XE models are responsible for ensuring the team’s Indy cars, mobile shops and spare parts arrive safely and on time at every […]

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Western Star Brings Rugged, Tough Vocational Trucks, Eighth Annual “Get Tough Challenge” to 2018 World of Concrete

At the 2018 World of Concrete (Jan. 23 – 26, 2018, Las Vegas) Western Star Trucks will showcase several of its custom-built vocational trucks and product options in the show’s Bronze Lot. Show attendees can also sign up to participate in the eighth annual “Western Star Trucks Get Tough Challenge,” which allows contestants to drive […]

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Western Star Extends Availability of “Wings of Awesomeness” Graphics Package

Western Star has expanded its 50th anniversary “Wings of Awesomeness” limited edition graphics package into 2018. Customers can now order it for any Western Star truck model, in their choice of paint colors. Originally available in striking gold and silver to commemorate Western Star’s 50th anniversary, the “Wings of Awesomeness” design features a winged pattern that merges […]

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Western Star Rewards Veterans with Discount Program

Western Star Trucks and Daimler Truck Financial (DTF) are proud to announce that their program to give discounts on new trucks to U.S. and Canadian military veterans will continue throughout 2018. The Western Star VetStar Military Appreciation Program, which launched in 2017, offers U.S. veterans up to a $2,000 match on a down payment on […]

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New Products Available for Western Star Trucks

New options are now available for Western Star trucks. “We’re continually adding new options that contribute to the truck’s performance and our customers’ bottom lines,” said Samantha Parlier, vice president, marketing and product strategy, Western Star Trucks. “Western Star trucks are tough enough to take on any job whether it’s a long haul on the […]

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Into the Woods: Western Star 4900 Looks Good Hauling Logs

Darrin Kurtz didn’t know much about Western Star trucks when he bought his first one in 2004; he just knew he needed a truck up to the job of hauling logs out of the woods in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. “I took a chance and it was the best decision I ever made,” said Kurtz, owner […]

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Western Star Announces Special Edition 50th Anniversary Graphics Package

Western Star Trucks announced the availability of a special edition 50th anniversary graphics package. Western Star is continuing to pay tribute to its past while looking forward to its future by offering to customers a modern adaptation of graphics packages commonly found on Western Star trucks in the late 1970s. The special edition 50th anniversary […]

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Western Star Adds 23,000-lb Front Steer Axle to 4700 Model

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc., is pleased to announce the availability of a 23,000-lb front steer axle in its 4700 model. The Detroit™ axle is being offered in the set-forward and set-back configurations of the 4700. The heavy-duty axle is ideal for applications that require a higher front axle weight rating like snow plow, dump […]

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Pink Western Star Wallboard Truck Raises “Serious” Money for Breast Cancer Research

Wallboard distribution trucks are an integral part of the safe and efficient delivery of wallboard and other materials to construction jobsites. A very special Western Star vehicle recently raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for breast cancer research. The distinctive pink-and-white Western Star wallboard truck was auctioned off at the Association of the Wall and […]

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