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Metal Recycler Starts Truck Fleet

Upstate Shredding - Weitsman Recycling is the largest, privately-owned scrap metal processing and recycling operation in the East and now operates a fleet of 47 new Western Star 5700XEs.

Q&A: Western Star’s Carson on Vocational Trucks

HDT's Deborah Lockridge sat down with David Carson, who took over the helm of Western Star at the beginning of the year, to talk about his first six-plus months on the job and the vocational truck market.

Earnings Watch: Daimler Profit Slips as Sales Increase

Daimler AG, parent company to names such as Freightliner, Western Star, Detroit Diesel, Mercedes, Fuso and others, reported on Friday that its first quarter profit slipped – despite record-setting vehicle sales.

Earnings Watch: UPS, Daimler Record Big Profits

Two of the biggest names in trucking, one in the shipping business and the other in the manufacturing sector, reported their fourth quarter 2017 and full-year earnings on Thursday morning and both showed big gains.

Behind-Cab Storage, Sleeper, Crew Boxes

“Back packs” newly available from Western Star Trucks are offered as an economical way to add behind-the-seats interior space to work vehicles without engineering integral extensions.

FCCC Head Carson Named to Lead Western Star Trucks

Daimler Trucks North America has announced that David Carson, current president of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation, has been appointed president of Western Star Trucks and chief diversity officer of DTNA.