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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 |
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 |
Peterbilt customers and enthusiasts can build their own Model 579 – choosing from a range of specs, colors and configurations – with a new, free app available for iPads through the Apple App Store, Peterbilt Motors Company announced...
May 18, 2016 |
Peterbilt Motors Co. plans to roll out a Heritage edition of its Model 567 tractor in September; a 121-in. bumper to back of cab (BBC) set-forward front axle (SFFA) tractor that can be spec’d as a day cab or with a 72-in. or 80-in. sleeper. “Peterbilt’s Model 567 Heritage elevates its classic...
Jun. 13, 2016 |