Western Star and TravelCenters of America LLC Extend Repair Services to Petro:Lube Facilities

DALLAS – Aug. 21, 2008 – Western Star today announced that it has entered into an agreement with TravelCenters of America LLC (TA) to add repair services to Petro:Lube at Petro Stopping Center locations. This agreement extends TravelCenters of America’s long standing partnership with Daimler Trucks North America.

Petro:Lube services available to Western Star trucks will include light repair, warranty and preventative maintenance checks. Western Star customers will also benefit from coordinated service support with the Western Star authorized dealer network for their full-service needs. Petro:Lube locations provide lubrication, repair and maintenance services to heavy-duty trucks by certified technicians 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Petro:Lube service centers will become authorized Western Star warranty service providers at a select number of locations beginning in September 2008 with complete network-wide support by early 2009.

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Western Star Trucks Sales, Inc., headquartered in Redford, Mich., 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 3-8 vehicles and is a Daimler company, the world's leading commercial vehicle manufacturer.

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