Western Star trucks

Western Star 4900 set-back offers fuel economy

Model with Fuel Efficiency package and Detroit DD15 is showing the most improved fuel economy results of any Western Star truck model.

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Daimler recalling Freightliner, Western Star trucks

Daimler Trucks North America is recalling more than 103,000 of its Class 8 trucks manufactured between 2006 and this year.

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Daimler to extend Trucker Buddy aid

Daimler Trucks North America will support the Trucker Buddy International through 2014, the educational nonprofit outreach announced. Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks and Detroit Diesel already participate in the group’s monthly activities of monthly recognition of truckers who volunteer in the classroom program designed to increase awareness of trucking and help students with scholastic achievement. “Their commitment to Trucker Buddy is important for us and the industry,” said Randy Schwartzenburg, Trucker Buddy International director. “Daimler Trucks North ...

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Click for Parts

Expanding e-commerce options make ordering parts online efficient and convenient.

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Truck Centers Inc.’s Christmas food drive a success

Freightliner/Western Star dealer network Truck Centers Inc. recently hosted a first-ever food drive for the St. Louis area’s largest food suppliers for shelters and food banks, Operation Food Search (OFS). The company’s Troy, Ill., headquarters kicked off a one-month can drive for OFS, also a TCI customer since the recent economic downturn has resulted in a 20 percent increase in the demand for the organization’s services, especially during this holiday season. In one short month, the ...

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Western Star releases 2012 calendar

Each month’s original artwork pays homage to a different movie genre while incorporating various Western Star applications.

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Daimler to increase Western Star production in Portland

Manufacturer aims to add second shift and ramp up production at its Western Star plant in Portland, Ore.

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Daimler adds workers

More than 1,230 employees will be added to the company's manufacturing and administrative payroll in three locations.

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Western Star debuts 4700 vocational model

The 4700 is a new Class 8 vocational truck with a 110-inch front bumper to back of cab distance.

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