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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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University of Utah Utes Hit the Road with a New Western Star 5700XE

The University of Utah football team has the best ground game in the Pac-12 Conference this season, thanks to Western Star and C.R. England. The Utes are hauling their gear in a new 2016 Western Star 5700XE spec’d with a Detroit™ DD15® engine. The high roof Stratosphere sleeper, which features cherry wood cabinets, a leather […]

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C.R. England Extends Detroit Connect Subscription for Telematics Services

C.R. England, one of the largest temperature-controlled carriers in the world, has renewed its telematics services with Detroit Connect. More than 2,700 C.R. England trucks will use Detroit™ Virtual Technician™ onboard diagnostic system to provide the critical vehicle information. “C.R. England has made the decision to extend our Virtual Technician subscriptions for the entire length […]

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Detroit DD13 Engine Now Available in Select Western Star Car Haulers

The Detroit™ DD13® engine is now available as a factory-installed option for select Western Star 4900 car haulers. The engine – which will reduce front axle weight and enhance fuel economy – can be spec’d for 40-inch, 54-inch, and 68-inch Ultra Low roof sleepers. The DD13 engine has a maximum rating of 470 hp/1650 lb-ft […]

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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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Western Star Partners with PALFINGER on New Log Truck

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc., has partnered with PALFINGER to develop a new self-loader log truck that is amung the most productive and efficient in the North American market. The PALFINGER-built EPSILON A-Line M13A80 loader is mounted at the rear of a Western Star 4900SF. A claw at the end of a boom picks up […]

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New eXtreme Efficiency Demo Program Puts Western Star 5700XE in Customers’ Hands

Western Star Trucks Sales, Inc. is taking the test drive to a higher level by allowing customers to put the new Western Star 5700XE to work on the job. Through Western Star’s eXtreme Efficiency Demo Program, customers can drive a 5700XE while performing their normal jobs. Drivers are encouraged to log a minimum of 300 […]

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Western Star Presents OOIDA with New 5700XE

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc., is continuing its partnership with the Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) by providing a new 5700XE to the organization. The truck will pull OOIDA’s “Spirit of the American Trucker” tour trailer to shows, conferences and truck stops throughout the United States. The partnership was  recognized during a special ceremony […]

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Western Star’s “Get Tough” Trucks were on View at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show

There may be a lot of challenging applications in trucking, but there’s no job that’s too tough for Western Star trucks. Visitors to the Western Star booth (#30185) at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) experienced first-hand those solutions for the roughest applications, and see how Western Star trucks can tackle any challenge. Highlights at […]

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