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Western Star pays tribute to Smokey and the Bandit

Western Star pays tribute to Smokey and the Bandit

More than 35 years after the debut of “Smokey and the Bandit,” Western Star fans are paying tribute to the classic movie with its newest star, “Bandit”, the “Design Our Star Project: Part II” show truck. The 2017 5700XE was built from the ground up by fans and customers, who selected the truck model, application,…Continue Reading

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Detroit driveline for Freightliner and Western Star

Detroit driveline for Freightliner and Western Star

Daimler owned subsidiary Detroit announced it can offer a new, fully integrated powertrain package that includes its DD15 engine, DT12 automated manual transmission and Detroit axles. This driveline package will be available for the Freightliner Cascadia Evolution in January next year and for the Wester Star 5700 later next year. The powertrain package offers a…Continue Reading

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