Western Star

Western Star hosting design contest

Western Star Truck Sales launched “The Design Our Star Project” to build a Western Star show truck from the ground up with features determined by popular vote through social media channels. The completed truck will be showcased at the 2014 edition of the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Fans and customers cast their first vote at this year's MATS at Western Star booth (#30185) and online at www.DesignOurStar.com. Registration there is free and users can enter for chances ...

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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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