Peterbilt Motors Co. announced its new Model 579 has received U.S. EPA SmartWay designation. The designation means the vehicle meets SmartWay’s “established comprehensive set of fuel-saving, low-emission equipment specifications for new Class 8 long-haul tractors and trailers,” Peterbilt said.

Peterbilt’s Model 587, Model 386 with and without LNG, and Model 384 are also SmartWay designated vehicles.

“After extensive product development and aerodynamic refinement, we are very proud to obtain the SmartWay designation for the Model 579,” said Bill Kozek, Peterbilt general manager and Paccar vice president. “The Model 579 SmartWay designated vehicle offers integrated aerodynamic features and fuel efficiency solutions for customers, further demonstrating Peterbilt’s leadership in developing innovative quality products.”

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