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Western Star Trucks Begins Its 50th Anniversary Celebration

Western Star Trucks kicked off its year-long 50th-anniversary celebration at its annual dealer meeting. Western Star will mark its 50th anniversary of manufacturing legendarily awesome trucks with a year’s worth of special events, truck show appearances and an enhanced website. The first Western Star trucks were made in 1967 in Kelowna, British Columbia, to serve […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Celebrates a Century of Innovation

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.   Throughout 2017 DTNA will celebrate its legacy of delivering uncompromising quality, value and durability for more than one hundred years.  With advanced engineering solutions—like Detroit™ engines, best-in-class safety systems, […]

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New Graphics Package Available to Customize Western Star 5700XE

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc., today announced that it has added another new option for personalizing the 5700XE. The Western Star factory-installed Phantom 2 Graphics package features new, modular components for more customization options. The Phantom 2 Graphics package is an extension of the original graphics package and is available in several different colors and […]

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Introducing Bandit: The Latest “Design Our Star” Social Media Truck from Western Star

More than 35 years after the debut of “Smokey and the Bandit,” Western Star fans are paying tribute to the classic movie with its newest star – “Bandit”, the “Design Our Star Project: Part II” show truck. The 2017 5700XE was built from the ground up by fans and customers, who selected the truck model, […]

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Western Star Again Teams Up with Paramount Pictures for New “Transformers: The Last Knight” Movie

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc., is hitting the silver screen once again. Paramount Pictures’ upcoming “Transformers: The Last Knight” will feature the heroic Optimus Prime based off the new Western Star 5700XE truck model. A Western Star 4900EX wrecker will also be joining the cast as the Decepticon Onslaught.  Directed by Michael Bay, “Transformers: The […]

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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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Western Star 6900XD Now Available With 28,000lb Slippered Springs

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc., announced the 6900XD is now available with 28,000lbs rated flat leaf front suspension with 62.5 inch slippered spring length in combination with a 28,000lbs front drive axle. The slippered spring option will both reduce wear and tear and contribute to a smoother ride as it absorbs shocks bumpy roads and […]

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Western Star Launches Extreme Duty Truck That Transforms to Multiple Configurations in Minutes

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc., announced its new Extreme Duty (XD) Offroad package and the launch of the MBT-40 Transformer chassis. Western Star builds some of the toughest and most durable vocational trucks in the world today and is one of the fastest growing brands in North America. However, they also offer an offroad product […]

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Western Star Updates HVAC System on 5700XE and 4700 Models

New improvements to the HVAC systems of Western Star 5700XE and 4700 models means cabs will be cooler in the summer, warmer in the winter and quieter year-round. Other changes include more precise temperature controls and faster window defrosts. The improved HVAC system will be standard on Western Star’s 5700XE and 4700 models beginning in […]

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Alliance Truck Parts Adds Grilles to Crash Parts Line

Alliance Truck Parts, a leading aftermarket parts brand for the commercial transportation industry, has introduced grilles to its crash parts product line, making it the first OE private label brand to offer an all-makes grilles program. Manufactured with chromed composite, Alliance Truck Parts grilles are designed for most all makes and all models of heavy-duty […]

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NextTruck’s Top Truck Toys for 2015

Do you have a truck loving kid on your holiday shopping list? Don’t know what to buy? We’ve compiled a list of our favorite truck toys! Our list has toys for toddlers to adults! There’s something for just about every price range! Here’s our list in no particular order: LEGO Technic Race Truck Prepare for […]

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New 2016 Western Star Dealer Calendar Gets Tough

The 2016 Western Star dealer calendar is now available to order. The calendar is based around the new Western Star marketing campaign of “Get Your Tough Back,” which highlights both rugged and premium options available from Western Star trucks. The calendar combines stunning four-color photography from famed truck photographer Paul Hartley with compelling graphics to […]

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