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Western Star to Showcase New Truck Enhancements, Host Ninth Annual “Get Tough Challenge” at World of Concrete 2019

Western Star will display its most rugged trucks and vocational product options at World of Concrete 2019 (Jan. 22-25, 2019, Las Vegas). Show attendees can both see the latest updates to Western Star’s most popular truck model, the 4700, at booth #C5675, or visit the Bronze Lot. “World of Concrete provides a great opportunity for […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Recognizes 40 Masters of Quality

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced the 40 recipients of its 2017 Masters of Quality Supplier award. The award recognizes the top quality components and services suppliers to Freightliner Trucks and Western Star.   The annual program recognizes outstanding suppliers that have received high scores based on their quality, delivery, technology and cost performance as […]

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Western Star Offers New Rebate Program for the Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada

Western Star announced a new Association Rebate program for the members of the Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada (WTFC). WTFC members qualify for the rebate when they purchase any new Western Star 4700, 4900 or 5700XE model truck or tractor. To be eligible for a rebate from Western Star, customers must be a verified WTFC […]

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Western Star featured a selection of its hand-built, rugged truck models at Truck World 2018. Show attendees had the opportunity to explore Western Star’s premium Class 8 vehicles that take on the most demanding of applications. “We invite Truck World attendees to come to the Western Star booth to learn what makes our trucks the best […]

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Lippert Components introduces bedding line for Class 8 truck mattresses

Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI®), a leading supplier of premium components to the recreational vehicle and adjacent industries, has introduced a line of quality, adjustable sheet sets that are designed to securely fit the wider, longer mattresses commonly found in Class 8 sleeper cabins.    The somnum® adjustable twin XL sheet sets are made from ultra-soft […]

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Western Star Truck Promotes Trucking Careers and the Industry for Canadian Women

The campaign to attract more women to the Canadian trucking industry now has its most visible promotion yet. The Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada (WTFC) recently unveiled a 2019 Western Star 5700XE with a promotional wrap featuring the organization’s name and pictures of its members. The 5700XE model, which is owned by Sharp Transportation Systems, […]

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Western Star Awards “STAR Performer Class of 2017” Dealer Sales Professionals

Western Star recently named its “STAR Performer Class of 2017”. Part of the annual STAR Performer Sales Achievement program, this award recognizes and rewards the top-selling sales professionals at Western Star dealerships in the U.S. and Canada. All recipients met or exceeded goals relating to truck sales, financing and training certification. In all, 25 Western […]

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New England Freightliner andWestern Star Dealers join to create the Advantage Truck Group

TriState Truck Center Freightliner/Western Star and McDevitt Trucks with its affiliate, Patriot Freightliner, Western Star, have joined forces to form Advantage Truck Group LLC (ATG). ATG with its six locations creates a comprehensive customer service network across central New England including New Hampshire, Vermont, and Massachusetts. ATG is dedicated to provide an unprecedented customer experience […]

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TAG Truck Centers and Lonestar Truck Group merge to form one of the largest Freightliner and Western Star dealers in the U.S.

 TAG Truck Centers and the Lonestar Truck Group merged into a new company called TNTX. The two companies will align under the TNTX entity in the coming months. In the interim, the companies will operate as TAG Truck Centers and Lonestar Truck Group. TNTX will represent over $700 million in annual sales and will employ […]

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Daimler Trucks North America announces new functionality for Express WriteUp

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today announced enhancements to its Express WriteUp mobile application. Express WriteUp allows service advisors at Freightliner and Western Star dealerships to create repair orders (ROs) with a mobile device. When a vehicle arrives at a repair facility, the service advisor can access warranty repair coverage, repair history and fault code […]

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Western Star 5700XE Delivers Christmas Tree to Michigan State Capital

A special load demands a special truck. That’s why a 2018 Western Star 5700XE delivered the official Michigan state Christmas tree to the Capitol building on October 27, 2017. The 5700XE, which was showcased at the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show in September, traveled from Atlanta to Stephenson, Michigan, so the 61-foot white spruce […]

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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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