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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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
Paccar Corp. – the parent company of Peterbilt Motors Co. and Kenworth Truck Co. – announced that it’s started an engineering program with Allison Transmission to offer the fully automatic Allison Transmission TC10 heavy-duty gearbox in several long-haul tractor models...
Apr. 22, 2016 |
Peterbilt says it introduced a new formulation for its lineup of Axalta coatings on heavy-duty truck cabs and sleepers that enhances color qualities and durability while making production more environmentally friendly and reducing the company's carbon footprint...
Mar. 31, 2016 |
The Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI) expanded with a third location in Exton, PA, Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced. PTI graduates approximately 100 students per year and places them into service technician careers throughout the Peterbilt dealer network, the company added...
Mar. 24, 2016 |