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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. is expanding the availability of factory installation for its no-idle fuel-fired heater to Model 579 and 56 tractors equipped with 44-in. sleepers. With this addition, the system can be spec’d with the full range of Peterbilt sleepers, which includes 44, 58, 72 and 80-in...
Sep. 22, 2016 |
Peterbilt Motors Company recently hosted its two-day Body Integration course at the Denton, TX, manufacturing facility. The course featured Peterbilt segment managers and experts speaking on important topics such as electrical architecture, software updates, system programming, chassis information...
Sep. 7, 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 |
Peterbilt Motors Company introduces the Cummins Westport ISL-G Near Zero NOx emissions natural gas engine for Models 567, 520 and 320 . According to the company, the ISL-G Near Zero engine emissions are 90% lower than the current EPA NOx limit through the introduction of a unique three way catalyst...
Sep. 1, 2016 |
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 |
Volvo Group North America and Peterbilt announced they have joined the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s (DOE) SuperTruck II program. Under a SuperTruck II award announced by the DOE, Volvo Group North America is scheduled to receive $20 million in federal funding that it will use to improve the freight-moving...
Aug. 31, 2016 |