Western Star Trucks and TravelCenters of America LLC Extend Western Star ServicePoint to Petro:Lube Facilities

REDFORD, Mich. – March 19, 2009 – Western Star Trucks today announced that it has entered into an agreement with TravelCenters of America LLC to add Western Star ServicePointSM branded repair services to Petro:Lube facilities at Petro Stopping Center locations.



Petro:Lube locations will become Western Star ServicePoint authorized providers at a select number of locations beginning now, with complete network-wide support by summer 2009.



Services available to Western Star® trucks include light repair and preventative maintenance checks, as well as factory authorized warranty service.

Western Star customers will also benefit from coordinated service support with the Western Star authorized dealer network for their full-service needs.



The Petro:Lube network is well known for its 30 minute oil changes, tire service, light repair and maintenance. Petro:Lube also offers RoadSquad, a leading national roadside assistance program with over 400 emergency maintenance trucks nationwide. RoadSquad is available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week with no membership fees.



Petro Stopping Centers also offer drivers a variety of amenities including convenient fuel islands, sparkling driver showers, top-rated Iron Skillet restaurants, large parking lots, CAT scales and more.



“Our new partnership with Petro:Lube not only makes minor maintenance more convenient for our customers, it also allows them to make just one stop for truck repairs, safety and comfort,” said Jack Conlan, senior vice president, service and parts for Daimler Trucks North America. “Western Star ServicePoint works in complement with our exceptional full-service Western Star dealer network to provide our customers with service options tailored to their needs. We are excited to team with Petro:Lube and know our drivers will appreciate the convenience and service this new relationship provides.”



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



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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