Western Star 5700XE Keeps Drivers Safer with New Features and Technologies

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LAS VEGAS – Sept. 11, 2014 – Designed to optimize driver performance, the new Western Star 5700XE features many of the industry’s most advanced technologies to keep drivers safe and productive. 

“We didn’t stop at creating a comfortable and well-appointed cab. Inside and out, the 5700XE is one of the most technologically advanced trucks, with innovative safety features that will keep drivers secure while on the road,” said Ann Demitruk, director of marketing for Western Star. “Daimler Trucks North America has pioneered many safety achievements, and we are proud to have those features in the 5700XE.” 

The 5700XE features a fully adjustable steering column, and a state-of-the-art steering wheel with integrated controls for the stereo and cruise control, as well as a Bluetooth® connection for mobile phones. In addition, an all-new turn signal stalk includes integrated wiper and high beam controls.  A new transmission control stalk on the right side of the column allows finger-tip control of the engine brake and Detroit™ DT12™ transmission, helping drivers stay focused and confident behind the wheel. 

Additional safety features found in the 5700XE include:

For additional information, and to find a local dealer, visit 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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