Western Star Trucks

Type: Company
Name: Western Star Trucks
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

State widens investigation into Daimler Trucks to encompass 4 more discrimination complaints

A state investigation into Daimler Trucks North America has broadened after four more employees alleged they faced discrimination while working at the truck maker's North Portland campus.The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries is now investigating nine ... [Published Oregonian - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Propertylink secures Brisbane lease

(The Australian Financial Review - ABIX via COMTEX News Network) -- L&H Group will lease a 5,800sq m office-warehouse in the Brisbane suburb of Wacol for five years. The A-grade building is owned by Propertylink, which bought it from DEXUS Property Group ... [Published PredictWallStreet - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Western Star 5700XE: He must be a Transformer

It’s 102 degrees F in the shade. I’m in Las Vegas again to blog about the launch of a new vehicle. Why can’t they ever hold these events in some place nice – like the Yukon or maybe Patagonia? Haven’t they ever seen Ice Truckers? A curious roadrunner ... [Published Daimler-Blog: Einblicke in einen Konzern - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Daimler to add medium duty engines to its line-up

Date: 13.10.2014Daimler Trucks will offer medium duty engines in North America from 2016.The new engines will be available throughout Daimler's range of trucks, including Freightliner.Medium duty Detroit engines will be added to Daimler Trucks’ line-up ... [Published Australasian Transport News - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Daimler bringing medium-duty diesel to North America

SAN DIEGO, CA. Having recently added a heavy-duty transmission to its existing Detroit Powertrain lineup of heavy-duty axles and engines, Daimler Trucks North America will add medium-duty engines, according to Martin Daum, DTNA president and CEO. Based ... [Published Diesel Technology Forum - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Western Star Introduces All-New Class 8 Vocational Truck

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc. today introduced its all-new Class 8 vocational truck – the Western Star 4700. The 4700, combined with the Western Star 4900 and 6900 truck models, provides customers with a full range of premium truck options to suit any ... [Published For Construction Pros - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 5 reports

Daimler Bringing New Med-Duty Engines to North America

SAN DIEGO— Daimler is introducing two Detroit-branded medium-duty engines to North America, company officials announced Monday.The DD5 and DD8 will become available in 2016. Versions of the engines have been operating in Europe but the company will adapt ... [Published Todays Trucking - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 2 reports

Western Star - 5700XE

The newest fuel efficient on-highway truck in North America combines Western Star style and durability with a fully integrated Detroit powertrain for fuel-efficiency and Daimler's aerodynamic technology. The most striking feature of the new 5700XE is ... [Published TrucksPlanet.com - All about trucks - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Four Star Freightliner Dothan recertified for Elite Support

Four Star Freightliner’s Dothan dealership has been awarded Elite Support recertification for 2014-2015 by Daimler Trucks North America. This is Dothan’s first recertification since being originally certified last August.The recertification allows the ... [Published Successful Dealer - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

IAA Hannover 2014: Daimler showcases 63 commercial vehicles

Daimler took over two halls at the IAA Show in Hannover, where it presented 63 commercial vehicles from four different brands with a combined 18,000 horsepower.Taking centre stage on the stand was its Future Truck 2025, an aerodynamic driverless truck. ... [Published Commercial Motor - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Is this the truck of the future?

Daimler’s Future Truck 2025, unveiled Sept. 23 in Hanover, Germany.As a follow up to its J uly introduction of the world’s first self-driving truck , Daimler pulled the curtain back Sept. 23 on what it’s dubbed the Future Truck 2025: A revolutionary cabover ... [Published Overdrive Online - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Daimler : Five brands, many world vehicle premieres, new services and the spectacular Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 study

Focus on TCO: minimal costs, maximum performance 63 trucks, buses and vans on display in Hall 14/15 Trucks for the world: exciting trucks from North America and Asia The spectacular Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 study Outdoor practice ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 23 2014]

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"It's our DNA. We're in the service business [in America]. We have a leasing company with over 200,000 vehicles, and we rent them, we lease them, we service them and we'd like to replicate that in your part of the world."
...Sreeram Venkateswaran , Vice President, Domestic Sales, Product Management & Network, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), said, "Our captive financing partner BharatBenz Financial has enabled both the customers and us to mutually benefit by offering the best value proposition. The market penetration levels have been significantly strong with BharatBenz Financial thanks to the competitive tailored service offerings, its wide reach and seamless accessibility to the truck customers in the country."
"The DD5 and DD8 will feature attributes that are synonymous with Detroit including exceptional fuel efficiency, lowest total cost of ownership, power, performance and reliability."
She says a co-worker calls her names in German "that translate to 'fat, slow, stupid' and 'ferkel' (piglet) and 'schweinchen' (piggy)." She says the sign with a racial slur was placed on her desk in March 2012, and another African-American engineer was "shunned" by co-workers and forced...

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State widens investigation into Daimler Trucks ... [Published Oregonian - 22 hours ago]
Propertylink secures Brisbane lease [Published PredictWallStreet - Oct 22 2014]
Make-in-India: DAIMLER endorses Modi vision [Published MotorIndia - Oct 17 2014]
American motoring mogul Roger Penske’s takes fa... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 17 2014]
Daimler Financial Services India Launches Custo... [Published InvestorPoint.com - Oct 14 2014]
Western Star 5700XE: He must be a Transformer [Published Daimler-Blog: Einblicke in einen Konzern - Oct 13 2014]
Daimler to add medium duty engines to its line-up [Published Australasian Transport News - Oct 13 2014]
Daimler bringing medium-duty diesel to North Am... [Published Diesel Technology Forum - Oct 10 2014]
Western Star Introduces All-New Class 8 Vocatio... [Published For Construction Pros - Oct 09 2014]
A Fifth Civil-Rights Complaint Alleges Racial H... [Published WWeek - Oct 08 2014]
DAIMLER : 'Excellent trade fair' – End of IAA C... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 08 2014]
Daimler Bringing New Med-Duty Engines to North ... [Published Todays Trucking - Oct 07 2014]
Daimler to develop medium-duty engine, introduc... [Published TruckNews.Com - Oct 07 2014]
Detroit announces plans for 2 new MD engines [Published Hard Working Trucks - Oct 07 2014]
Medium-Duty Engines Coming from Daimler Trucks [Published Trucking Info - Oct 06 2014]
Detroit announces new medium-duty engines [Published Fleet Equipment - Oct 06 2014]
Daimler bringing medium-duty diesel to North Am... [Published Fleet Owner - Oct 06 2014]
Western Star - 5700XE [Published TrucksPlanet.com - All about trucks - Oct 05 2014]
Western-Star presented a new high efficiency 57... [Published TrucksPlanet.com - All about trucks - Oct 05 2014]
Four Star Freightliner Dothan recertified for E... [Published Successful Dealer - Oct 02 2014]
Penske expands business [Published Autofile Magazine - Oct 01 2014]
Campbell River business, community leaders cele... [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Sep 30 2014]
Calgary Embraces One-Way Carsharing With Over 6... [Published Digital Journal - Sep 30 2014]
Calgary Embraces One-Way Carsharing With Over 6... [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - Sep 30 2014]
Gilliam deserves another term in Legislature 9 ... [Published Statesman Journal - Sep 29 2014]
TRW Commercial Steering Signs Long Term Agreeme... [Published Automotive Technology - Sep 29 2014]
car2go Heads To Brooklyn [Published TickerTech.com - Sep 25 2014]
Market Upturn has Heavy Truck Industry Smiling [Published Construction Equipment - Sep 24 2014]
Is this the truck of the future? [Published Overdrive Online - Sep 23 2014]
TRW Commercial Steering Signs Long Term Agreeme... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Sep 23 2014]
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Western Star 5700XE: He must be a Transformer [Published Daimler-Blog: Einblicke in einen Konzern - Oct 13 2014]
It’s 102 degrees F in the shade. I’m in Las Vegas again to blog about the launch of a new vehicle. Why can’t they ever hold these events in some place nice – like the Yukon or maybe Patagonia? Haven’t they ever seen Ice Truckers? A curious roadrunner ...
Western Star - 5700XE [Published TrucksPlanet.com - All about trucks - Oct 05 2014]
The newest fuel efficient on-highway truck in North America combines Western Star style and durability with a fully integrated Detroit powertrain for fuel-efficiency and Daimler's aerodynamic technology. The most striking feature of the new 5700XE is ...
Western-Star presented a new high efficiency 57... [Published TrucksPlanet.com - All about trucks - Oct 05 2014]
The newest fuel efficient on-highway truck in North America combines Western Star style and durability with a fully integrated Detroit powertrain for fuel-efficiency and Daimler's aerodynamic technology. The most striking feature of the new 5700XE is ...
TRUCKMAKERS NEWS * USA & Canada: Western Star i... [Published Trucks World News - Sep 12 2014]
* Nevada - The 5700XE will be as much as 15% more fuel-efficient than Western Star’s previous top-performer (Photo: The new aerodynamics highway tractor Western Star) Las Vegas,NEV,USA - Truck News, by James Menzies -September 11, 2014: -- ...
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