November 8, 2016
The Pit Group is working with U.S. Xpress to test and verify emerging powertrain, fuel efficiency, and safety technology, as well as trucking-specific best practices both in the shop and in the cab. Photos: Jack Roberts
September 22, 2016
Peterbilt has announced that its no-idle fuel-fired heater is now available for Model 579s and 567s equipped with 44-inch sleepers.
August 22, 2016
Peterbilt is making available the Bendix Wingman Fusion driver assistance system and a new integrated Softek NXT suspension and axle system from Hendrickson on its Model 579 and 567 trucks.
May 11, 2016
Peterbilt has released a free iPad app that allows customers to build and configure a Model 579, choosing specs, colors and other options.
February 2, 2016
Iowa-based flatbed carrier TMC Transportation has ordered 1,500 Peterbilt Model 579s as part of a multi-year agreement.
December 3, 2015
Peterbilt’s lightweight 58-inch sleeper is now in production for the company’s flagship aerodynamic Model 579 and vocational Model 567.
June 30, 2015
Peterbilt’s 58-inch sleeper option for short- and regional-haul applications is now available through the company’s dealer network.
April 20, 2015
Peterbilt's Predictive Cruise technology integrates powertrain, cruise control and satellite mapping to improve fuel efficiency based driving conditions.
April 9, 2015
Peterbilt recently introduced its Model 579 and 567 in liquefied natural gas powered configurations, expanding the company’s lineup of natural gas vehicles. Production is scheduled to begin in June.
Peterbilt has introduced a 58-inch sleeper for its Model 579 in both low- and mid-roof configurations for weight conscious short- and regional-haul operations.
June 10, 2014
The TPMS system monitors the pressure and temperature of each tire on the vehicle in real time and will warn the operator of potential problems.
January 31, 2013
Dupre will take on 10 Model 579s from PacLease's company store in Fort Worth.
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