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Peterbilt Motors Co. recently held an invitation-only event for 114 customers and dealers at the Texas Motor Speedway racetrack to show off the capabilities of the proprietary Paccar MX-11 and MX-13 engines in a range of truck models. ( All photos courtesy of Peterbilt )...
Apr. 14, 2016 |
Peterbilt Motors Co.’s Denton, TX, assembly plant is celebrating its 35 th anniversary this week; a facility with a history that starts in 1980 with 81 workers building 2.5 trucks per week to today’s 455,000 sq. ft. facility that is home to more than 2,000 employees building over 160 trucks per day...
Dec. 23, 2015 |
Peterbilt’s lightweight, full-featured 58-inch sleeper is now in production for the company’s flagship aerodynamic Model 579 and vocational Model 567. Available in low- and mid-roof configurations, the new sleeper can reduce weight by up to 100 lbs...
Dec. 10, 2015 |
Now in production for Peterbilt’s flagship on-highway Model 579 and vocational Model 567 is the RollTek protection system integrated with the premium Atlas II driver seats, Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced...
Nov. 24, 2015 |
Peterbilt Motors Co. said that is new 58-in. sleeper is now available for order through its dealer network. The sleeper, designed specifically for weight-conscious short- and regional-haul applications, can be spec’d on the company’s flagship on-highway Model 579 and vocational Model 567. It reduces...
Jun. 26, 2015 |
During its annual Dealer Meeting in San Diego, Peterbilt honored its 2015 Dealers of the Year. The two-day business meeting included presentations and breakout sessions, including focused overviews of the new Paccar MX-11 engine and SmartLINQ connected truck technology, the company said...
Feb. 16, 2016 |
Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems announces the launch of the Softek NXT integrated monoleaf suspension and steer axle system . Softek NXT is now an available option on both Peterbilt 579 and 567 set forward axle models...
Aug. 23, 2016 |
Bendix’s driver assistance system , Bendix Wingman Fusion, can now be ordered as a factory-installed option on Peterbilt Motors Company Models 579 and 567 highway tractors and vocational trucks. Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems made Wingman Fusion available in 2015. According to the company, the...
Aug. 24, 2016 |
From the spotless floor of its North Texas assembly facility to evaluating multiple designs for a part as seemingly routine as a hood latch, members of the Peterbilt team were emphatic: To be a premium brand—to back up the “Class Pays” tagline that accompanies the iconic red oval—means every detail...
Jun. 1, 2015 |
The Larson Group (TLG) Peterbilt announced the recent acquisition of the Southeast Atlantic Peterbilt dealership, which includes three Peterbilt locations in the Carolinas. The most recent TLG expansion comes on the heels of the dealer group purchasing Peterbilt of Charlotte last year and...
Jun. 2, 2016 |