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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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Daimler Trucks North America Launches Inaugural NACV Show with Innovative Vehicle Lineup, Technological Leadership

To kick-off the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV), Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) will host a press conference to showcase an exciting range of on-highway and vocational trucks, along with technologically advanced engines and components. These provide the broadest range of solutions for customers looking for the most optimized fuel efficiency, safety options, […]

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Fitzgerald Glider Kits Western Star Promo

Our friends at Fitzgerald Glider Kits have some exceptional deals on their entire Western Star inventory. Many trucks are built and ready for immediate delivery! Prices starting at just $107,500! http://promotions.fitzgeraldgliderkits.com/western-star/ CALL: 877-422-6951

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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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New Products Available for Western Star Trucks

New options are now available for Western Star trucks. “The needs of our customers continue to grow and change, so we will continue to add new options that will help our customers while delivering the power, performance and comfort expected from a Western Star truck,” said Kelley Platt, president, Western Star Trucks..  Options now available […]

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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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