Detroit Diesel DD13

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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Western Star 4700 SF to premier in test drive challenge

Western Star’s new 4700SF dump truck, equipped with a 450-hp Detroit Diesel DD13 and Allison 4500 RDS transmission, will make its debut in the Serious Trucks Challenge in January at the World of Concrete 2012, said the Fort Mill, S.C.-based truck maker and contest host. The test drive challenge will be from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 24 – 26 in the Silver Lot outside the Los Vegas Convention Center, the conference site. Competitors will be ...

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