Western Star 4700 Starts Production at Cleveland Truck Manufacturing Plant

Contact:  David.Giroux@Daimler.com


LOUISVILLE, Ky., – (March 26, 2014) – Due to increased demand, Western Star Truck Sales, Inc. today announced that it has started manufacturing the Western Star® 4700 at the Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) Truck Manufacturing plant in Cleveland, NC. The truck is also produced at the Portland (Ore.) Truck Manufacturing plant. The 4700 will be on display at the Western Star booth (#30185) at the 2014 Mid-America Trucking Show.


Introduced in 2011, the 4700 model is all Western Star. The rugged 4700 features the durability and reliability that customers expect from a Western Star, in a mid-BBC configuration. Available in set-back and set-forward configurations, the 110-inch BBC truck or tractor includes custom features ideal for vocational and highway applications.


“We’re pleased that our customers and the market have embraced the 4700 for their businesses,” said Ann Demitruk, director of marketing for Western Star. “The 4700 encompasses the best of what we have to offer – tough and rugged components for the most rigorous of applications – packaged for today’s tighter budgets.”


Available with a broad range of powertrain options, customers can equip the 4700 with the Detroit™ DD13® or Cummins ISL engines.


For more information visit the Western Star booth #30185 at MATS. 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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