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April 10 2015 - Products

Mitsubishi Electric Offers Starter Developed for DD15 Engine

Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi Electric introduced its Diamond Power S60 starter as an upgrade for Freightliner and Western star trucks using Detroit DD15 and DD16 engines.

Tags: Freightliner, DD15, Western Star, DD16, Starters

August 20 2014 - Products

Western Star Offering ADZ Series Suspensions

Western Star Truck Sales

Western Star is now offering SAF-Holland Neway ADZ series heavy-duty drive axle air-suspensions as an option for its 4800, 4900 and 6900 truck models.

Tags: Western Star, Suspensions, SAF-Holland, Vocational

Freightliner Cascadia Evolution featuring new integrated Detroit powertrain. Graphic: DTNA

May 22 2014 - Equipment

Integrated Powertrain Debuts from Detroit

Detroit Diesel

DETROIT -- Detroit Diesel introduced its new Integrated Detroit Powertrain Thursday at an event in Detroit. The powertrain package brings together the company’s DD15 engine, DT12 transmission and Detroit axles.

Tags: Detroit Diesel, Freightliner, Western Star, Powertrain, Transmissions, Engines, Axles, Daimler Trucks North America

March 27 2014 - Products

WS Makes Virtual Technician Standard on Many Models, Offers UltraShift Plus, ESC

Western Star Trucks

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Immediate assessment of fault codes keeps trucks working, while more automated transmission availability enhances versatility, the builder says.

Tags: Maintenance, Eaton, Western Star, Virtual Technician, Meritor Wabco, UltraShift Plus

August 20 2013 - Products

Western Star, Klein Develop High-Capacity Water Tank Truck

Western Star, Klein

Western Star Trucks announced the availability of a 6,500-gallon water tank truck for the 4900XD. Developed in collaboration with Klein Products Inc., the truck features a Klein K650 water tank to provide a more efficient road dust control operation for construction, quarry and mining applications.

Tags: Western Star, Vocational

Western Star 4700SB 6x6 is displayed at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. It’s also available as a 4x4.

March 7 2013 - Products

Western Star Introduces 4700SB All-Wheel Drive Model

Western Star

Western Star Wednesday introduced all-wheel drive versions of its 4700SB (setback front axle) truck. Now available to order, the 4700SB AWD can be had in 4x4 and 6x6 versions, and is aimed at construction and utility applications requiring a lightweight truck with rugged, off-road traction.

Tags: Work Truck Show, Western Star, Vocational

February 6 2013 - Products

Meritor’s Wabco Roll Stability Control System is now available on Western Star 4700, 4800 and 4900 truck models

Western Star Trucks Inc., Meritor

Western Star Trucks Inc. announced that Meritor’s Wabco Roll Stability Control System is now available on Western Star 4700, 4800 and 4900 truck models equipped with Meritor’s anti-lock braking system.

Tags: Western Star, Meritor Wabco, ABS, Roll Stability