Western Star Truck Sales has partnered with Allison Transmission to offer the Allison Optimized package for Western Star trucks.

The Allison Optimized package is ideal for Western Star heavy haul, mixer, dump and short haul tractor applications.

"We're working hard to provide our on-highway and vocational customers with superior powertrain solutions that meet the demands of their jobs, and partnering with Allison gets us one step closer to that goal," said Mike Jackson, general manager, Western Star. "Allison Optimized transmissions provide our customers with a premium package that maximizes efficiency and power for a complete solution."

The Allison Optimized package includes the following features:

* Shift energy management
* Prognostics
* Reduced engine load at stop
* Load base shift schedule
* Auto neutral
* TES 295 synthetic fluid

In addition, the Allison Optimized package comes with warranty coverage.

More info: www.WesternStar.com or www.allisontransmission.com