Western Star

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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Pocket Tools

Dozens of new smart-phone apps can save you money, time and hassles. Best of all, many are free.

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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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New off-highway truck

Western Star’s Class 8 vocational truck, the 4700, meets the needs of the dump, mixer, crane, roll-off, sewer vac and plow applications. It is available in a set-forward and set-back configuration and features a 110-in. BBC. Engine options include a Detroit Diesel DD13, Cummins ISC or Cummins ISL. For more information, visit westernstar.com.  

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Western Star truck to make debut

A new Western Star Class 8 vocational truck will be unveiled at the March 2011 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, the truck maker announced. The new truck will be on display at the company’s booth, No. 933, during the show. For more information on the truck’s unveiling, visit onetoughtruck.com.

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Western Star body builder book

The downloadable resource provides equipment manufacturers comprehensive component information.

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Sweepstakes: Twelve days of Truck Centers Christmas

Headed through Illinois or Missouri over the next couple weeks? Here's some fun news to start the Thanksgiving holiday week about Truck Centers Inc.'s "Twelve Days of Christmas" sweepstakes promotion. Stop by any of their locations -- in St. Louis and St. Peters in Missouri and Troy, Morton, Springfield, Mt. Vernon and Decatur in Illinois -- to register free by Dec. 7: Illinois-based Truck Centers Inc. (TCI) unveiled a unique holiday promotion today designed to ...

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Pride of Charlotte

The crowd at the first Charlotte Diesel Super Show was eager to see the parade of trucks entered in Pride & Polish and the less competitive Wash-and-Show.

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Custom heavy haul: Introducing Modern Machinery Movers

Clark Tucker opened his Indianapolis-based small fleet Modern Machinery Movers as a single-truck operation in 2002 to capitalize on heavy-haul opportunities in the wind-energy sector, a move that has proved fruitful. Today he employs 10 drivers. “Growing up on a farm, I bought my first truck, a 1946 Dodge, and never looked back,” says Tucker. “I’ve been both a heavy-haul trucker and a new and used truck dealer, so I’m well-versed on what it takes ...

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Western Star offers Cummins ISX15

The Cummins ISX15 EPA 2010 engine is now available for the North American Western Star market, in addition to the company’s Detroit Diesel offerings.

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