Western Star

Daimler Trucks cutting up to 1,300 jobs

| February 01, 2013

In a move that will leave 1,300 North American factory workers out of a job, Daimler Trucks North America is laying off 2,100 people worldwide, according to multiple reports.

Rising star: Western Star 4700SF proves itself in the desert

| January 03, 2013

Western Star built its legacy on the unlikely pairing of bare-knuckle toughness and champagne-sipping elegance.

Western Star debuts Model 4700 tractor in Las Vegas

Jack Roberts | May 08, 2012

The 4700 tractor incorporates a high-visibility hood and a wide variety of fifth-wheel and wheelbase selections.

Alliance aftermarket fuel tanks

| May 01, 2012

GEAR GUIDE -- Alliance Truck Parts introduced new aftermarket cylindrical fuel tanks offered with an online configuration tool.

Marketplace Spring Roundup

Overdrive Staff | May 01, 2012

An aerodynamic truck, a natural gas engine, trailer suspensions and a powertrain package are among the products featured.

Severe Service

Max Kvidera | December 01, 2011

Be proactive on these key maintenance items so that off-road rigors don’t contribute to power-unit downtime.

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | December 01, 2011

Highway bill includes truck parking elements, court orders release of truck stop tiger, owner-operator finalists named, medical certificate changes start Jan. 30, driver shortage to worsen says FTR and more industry news items are featured.

Big Rig Basics

John Baxter | October 01, 2011

Try these simple tests for finding and fixing air leaks.

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