Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) commemorated the production of the 750,000th vehicle built at its Cleveland, North Carolina truck manufacturing plant. Keys to the milestone vehicle - a Freightliner new Cascadia - were presented to representatives from United Parcel Service (UPS) during a ceremony at the facility.
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Magnum Trailer & Equipment Inc., a manufacturer and service provider for heavy duty trucks and trailers, has completed its first install of snow plow rigs for two of Fort Garry Industries (FGI) Western Star 4700 trucks. FGI supplies hundreds of plow and spreader rig ups every year for snow and ice removal throughout Western Canada.
Western Star's most popular truck model has been updated with several new enhancements that make it lighter, safer, more productive and faster to upfit. The enhanced 4700 is on display for the first time at World of Concrete 2019 in booth #C5675.
More than 100 companies have already announced plans to introduce new work trucks and equipment at Work Truck Week 2019.
Western Star to showcase new truck enhancements, host ninth annual “Get Tough Challenge” at World of Concrete 2019
Western Star will display its most rugged trucks and vocational product options at World of Concrete 2019 (Jan. 22-25, 2019, Las Vegas). Show attendees can both see the latest updates to Western Star's most popular truck model, the 4700, at booth #C5675, or visit the Bronze Lot.
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced that Detroit Connect Analytics has extended its services to additional truck models and can also be added to vehicles in the aftermarket. Analytics is now available to order as a new truck option or in the aftermarket on the new Freightliner Cascadia, original Cascadia and Western Star 5700 truck models spec'd with Detroit engines. Detroit Connect Analytics automatically translates critical fuel consumption and safety data into interactive and easy-to-understand reports that provide actionable insights for increased vehicle and fleet performance.
Shelley Uvanille-Hesch knew her truck was a beauty queen and now it has the title to prove it. Uvanille-Hesch drives "Miss Destiny Star", a 2019 Western Star 5700XE that has been decorated with a truck wrap featuring pictures of members of the Women's Trucking Federation of Canada (WTFC). She founded the organization, which recruits women drivers, dispatchers, technicians and managers to the Canadian trucking industry.
Adam Weitsman never thought he'd get into the trucking business, but if he was going to do it, he was going to do it right.
Western Star and Women's Trucking Federation of Canada promote trucking careers and the industry for Canadian women
The campaign to attract more women to the Canadian trucking industry now has its most visible promotion yet.
Western Star recently named its "STAR Performer Class of 2017". Part of the annual STAR Performer Sales Achievement program, this award recognizes and rewards the top-selling sales professionals at Western Star dealerships in the U.S. and Canada.
World of Concrete will offer attendees several opportunities to put their operating skills to the test and see equipment in action.
Western Star has expanded its 50th anniversary "Wings of Awesomeness" limited edition graphics package into 2018. Customers can now order it for any Western Star truck model, in their choice of paint colors.
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced that David Carson, currently president of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC), has been appointed president of Western Star Trucks and chief diversity officer of DTNA. Carson succeeds Kelley Platt who has been promoted within the Daimler AG global organization to president and chief executive officer of Daimler's truck joint venture Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. (BFDA) in China.