Horton Two-Speed Fan Drive Now Available For Western Star

DriveMaster Polar Extreme Fan Drive Increases Overall Engine Efficiency



LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Western Star Truck Sales, Inc. today announced the Horton DriveMaster ® Two-Speed Arctis Fan Drive is now available for its 4700, 4800, 4900 and 6900 truck models.



Alternating between eddy current and spring actuated cooling, Horton’s fan drive technology features precise, highly efficient temperature control of the engine, as well as reduced operating noise levels.



Other benefits of the Horton DriveMaster Two-Speed Fan Drive include more horsepower for auxiliary systems, less radiator abrasion from dust and debris, less wear and maintenance on fan belt, belt tensioner and HVAC components, all contributing to enhanced engine power and efficiency.



“Not only will the Horton Fan Clutch provide customers with improved fuel economy on the road, they will also benefit from increased efficiency while idling,” said Ann Demitruk, director of marketing, Western Star. “By offering this option, we are providing yet another solution for our customers that will increase their performance and productivity – further benefiting their bottom line.”



The Horton fan drive is available to order now.



For more information about Western Star, and to find a local dealer, visit www.WesternStar.com or call 866-850-STAR (7827).



Western Star Trucks Sales, Inc., headquartered in Fort Mill, S.C., produces heavy-duty custom trucks for long-haul and vocational applications. Western Star is a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America LLC. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets Class 4-8 vehicles and is a Daimler company, the world's leading commercial vehicle manufacturer.

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