Western Star

Daimler Trucks cutting up to 1,300 jobs

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.

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

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

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Western Star debuts Model 4700 tractor in Las Vegas

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

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Alliance aftermarket fuel tanks

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

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Marketplace Spring Roundup

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

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Severe Service

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

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LogBook

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.

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Big Rig Basics

Try these simple tests for finding and fixing air leaks.

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MarketPlace

An ISX engine brake, a digital driving assistant, two suspension offerings and an emergency spill kit are among the products featured.

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Two suspension offerings

The Neway All-Wheel Drive 260 Tandem and TufTrac suspension offerings are available for Western Star truck models. The Neway 60,000-lb. capacity AD 260 Tandem air suspension system works with Dana D60-190 axles and is designed for better road holding, handling and positive axle alignment to eliminate tire hop and improve traction, the company says. The Neway 40,000-lb. TufTrac AD high-performance vocational suspension is compatible with the 4800 model with 40,000-lb. axles. It is designed for ...

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