Western Star Trucks

Type: Company
Name: Western Star Trucks
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Freightliner of St. Cloud CFO inducted into DTNA CIC Summit Club

Pat Miller, chief financial officer for Freightliner of St. Cloud, Minn., has been inducted into the CIC Summit Club of Daimler Trucks North America.The CIC Summit Club recognizes individuals throughout North America each year who exemplify the nine lean ... [Published Successful Dealer - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

First Australian outing for new Freightliner boss

Date: 14.04.2014Fresh from the booming US truck market, Kristi Walker is no stranger to Freightliner or the Australian truck scene25th Anniversary FreightlinerKristi Walker says out loud what a lot of people in the trucking industry might be thinking ... [Published Australasian Transport News - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Big Trucks Up 29.3% in March

U.S. sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks surged 29.3% in March compared with year-ago as deliveries hit 31,994 units, WardsAuto data shows. This was the best March in seven years as all weight classes enjoyed solid year-over-year gains. An impressive ... [Published Wards Auto.com - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Class 8 truck sales soar 17.9 percent in March

Volvo sales jumped 68.9 percent over February (2,500 vs. 1,480) and Mack sales jumped 50.1 percent (1,345 vs. 896).The Trucker News Services4/10/2014Class 8 new truck sales soared 17.9 percent in March with total sales of 16,452 compared with 13,949 for ... [Published Trucker - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Daimler expands technician training program

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA)  announced the expansion of its Finish First technician training program delivering advanced training for Freightliner and Western Star commercial vehicles in partnership with Universal Technical Institute ( UTI ), ... [Published Vehicle Service Pros.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Jon Osburn hits the road with OOIDA's new StarCar

At OOIDA, Senior Member Jon Osburn’s job is the full-time driver of the Spirit of the American Trucker, taking the OOIDA tour truck on the road to truck stops and truck shows all over the nation. As of this week, he’s now pulling the Association’s mobile ... [Published Land Line Magazine - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Daimler brands display ‘star power’ at MATS

Picture 1 of 15From show-stopping tie-ins to Optimus Prime, NASCAR and tire-smoking tractors, to more mundane matters such as fuel efficiency improvements and automated transmission sales, Daimler Trucks North America used its press preview hour at the ... [Published Overdrive Online - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Western Star to promote history of innovation and customisation

Western Star Trucks has announced it will use the upcoming ITTES to demonstrate to visitors that modern technology and hand assembly can indeed go hand in hand.“Whilst advances in technology have made manufacturing faster than ever, you’ll find that we ... [Published Prime Mover Magazine - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 2 reports

Trucks Affected by Recall of 25K Natural Gas Engines

COLUMBUS, IN — Truck manufacturers Paccar and Daimler are recalling thousands of trucks equipped with Cummins Westport Model ISL G and ISLX12 G engines because of a potential issue with the intake manifold pressure sensor.Earlier this month, engine manufacturers ... [Published Todays Trucking - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Big Trucks Up 5.6% in February

U.S. sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks rose 5.6% in February compared with year-ago, as deliveries hit 26,207 units, WardsAuto data shows. In Class 8, nearly all brands enjoyed double-digit gains as sales jumped 11.2% to 13,949 units, compared with ... [Published Wards Auto.com - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

Mobil Delvac selected by Daimler Trucks North America as factory-fill engine oils for all Freightliner and Western Star models

ExxonMobil Fuels and Lubricants, a division of Exxon Mobil Corporation, has announced that Daimler Trucks has chosen Mobil Delvac-branded heavy duty diesel engine oils for factory-fill in its Freightliner- and Western Star-branded vehicles, including ... [Published Vehicle Service Pros.com - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Mar 09 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 2 reports

European recovery could boost Daimler shares

Daimler could see its shares boosted by the better economic climate, with very good results for its passenger car business, and even strong gains for the truck business – including the Freightliner and Western Star US brands.The business weekly says that ... [Published Inautonews - Mar 10 2014]

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...represents the future of electric vehicle transportation," said Gary C Matthews, UC San Diego vice chancellor for Resource Management and Planning. "UC San Diego is the ideal place to demonstrate this type of innovative technology as it complements our existing sustainability operations and research efforts, while supporting the university and the state's efforts to promote clean energy transportation."
"The industry backlog is substantial, it’s also grown over 2013 to the point where the industry will need to add production."
"The good times have only just begun. Our company can accomplish a great deal more in the future" Zetsche is convinced that the long-term goals will be achieved on a sustainable basis
"The agreement creates important opportunities for Germany as an industrial location in an international environment of intense competition for realizing electric mobility as the drive system of the future. In this way, Evonik and Daimler have found a good solution" stated Thomas Hermann, Head of Corporate Development at Evonik Industries

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Freightliner of St. Cloud CFO inducted into DTN... [Published Successful Dealer - Apr 16 2014]
Smart Cars Meet Smart Chargers [Published I-Newswire - Apr 16 2014]
First Australian outing for new Freightliner boss [Published Australasian Transport News - Apr 14 2014]
U.S. Big Trucks Up 29.3% in March [Published Wards Auto.com - Apr 11 2014]
Class 8 truck sales soar 17.9 percent in March [Published Trucker - Apr 10 2014]
Annual Shareholders' Meeting of Daimler AG appr... [Published Nasdaq - Apr 09 2014]
Dr. Dieter Zetsche at the Daimler Annual Shareh... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 09 2014]
Daimler expands technician training program [Published Vehicle Service Pros.com - Apr 08 2014]
Jon Osburn hits the road with OOIDA's new StarCar [Published Land Line Magazine - Apr 04 2014]
Daimler and Evonik restructure lithium-ion acti... [Published Evonik - Apr 01 2014]
#MATS2014: Western Star to unveil aerodynamic t... [Published TruckNews.Com - Mar 31 2014]
Daimler celebrating 5 years of Elite Support gr... [Published Successful Dealer - Mar 28 2014]
Daimler brands display ‘star power’ at MATS [Published Overdrive Online - Mar 27 2014]
Western Star to promote history of innovation a... [Published Prime Mover Magazine - Mar 26 2014]
Trucks Affected by Recall of 25K Natural Gas En... [Published Todays Trucking - Mar 17 2014]
Recalls: Daimler, Paccar Trucks with Natural Ga... [Published Trucking Info - Mar 17 2014]
U.S. Big Trucks Up 5.6% in February [Published Wards Auto.com - Mar 14 2014]
Daimler issues first corporate bond in China [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 14 2014]
Mobil Delvac selected by Daimler Trucks North A... [Published Vehicle Service Pros.com - Mar 12 2014]
European recovery could boost Daimler shares [Published Inautonews - Mar 10 2014]
European recovery could fuel Daimler stock - Ba... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Mar 09 2014]
Daimler's Truck Earnings Nearly Double as Compa... [Published Transport Topics - Feb 06 2014]
Daimler's Former Truck Chief Renschler Leaves C... [Published Transport Topics - Jan 29 2014]
Daimler, Mack, Volvo Recalling Trucks With Seat... [Published Todays Trucking - Jan 02 2014]
Daimler und Renault-Nissan Allianz werden für D... [Published PR Newswire - Dec 10 2013]
car2go Voted Toronto's Best Car Service [Published PR Newswire - Nov 07 2013]
Portland, Oregon strikers defy concessions dema... [Published World Socialist Web Site - Jul 15 2013]
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