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August 11, 2015

Peterbilt Offers Maxwell’s Engine Start Module

Peterbilt is now offering Maxwell’s ultracapacitor-powered Engine Start Module on new Model 579 and 567 trucks as a factory-installed option.

August 6, 2015

Peterbilt's New Vocational Model 567 Enters Production

Peterbilt Motors Company has started production of its new vocational Model 567 with a set-forward front axle configuration.

July 28, 2015

Cummins Profit Increases 6%, Paccar Jumps 40%

Truck engine manufacturer Cummins increased both second quarter revenue and net income, while truck and engine maker Paccar reported record quarterly net income.

July 17, 2015

Peterbilt’s SmartLinq in Production

Peterbilt's new SmartLinq remote diagnostics technology is in production, a factory-installed system on all trucks equipped with Paccar MX-13 engines.

June 30, 2015

Peterbilt’s 58-inch Sleeper Available for Order

Peterbilt’s 58-inch sleeper option for short- and regional-haul applications is now available through the company’s dealer network.

June 24, 2015

Peterbilt Offers Truck Rebates to Loggers

Members of the American Loggers Council can obtain one of three rebates when they purchase one of six Peterbilt models, the truck manufacturer has announced.

June 22, 2015

High-mpg Model Round-Up

The best fuel economy starts with a truck model specifically designed to squeeze the most possible miles from a gallon of diesel fuel and all major builders offer these for their on-highway customers.

June 19, 2015

QuickSpin: Peterbilt 567 SFFA

The Peterbilt 567 SFFA's set-forward front axle adds payload in bridge-formula states, but doesn’t seem to come with the usual penalty in maneuverability.

June 1, 2015

Focus On ... Peterbilt Autonomous Technology [VIDEO]

Peterbilt showed off its take on autonomous vehicle technologies to reporters at the Texas Motor Speedway. The "advanced driver assist systems" are the "cruise control of the future" and a "stepping stone to autonomous vehicles." Deborah Lockridge reports.

May 31, 2015

Peterbilt Technology Showcase

Peterbilt demonstrated its latest technology and a number of concept vehicles, including autonomous technologies, at its Technology Showcase event for trucking reporters. Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge covered the event.

May 31, 2015

Peterbilt Shows off 'Cruise Control of the Future'

Peterbilt showed off its take on autonomous vehicle technologies to reporters Friday during a Technology Showcase at the Texas Motor Speedway.

May 28, 2015

Peterbilt Highlights Technology Transformation

Two decades ago, Peterbilt was primarily known for its classic truck designs that appealed to owner-operators and small fleets. But as it showed reporters during its Technology Showcase at its plant in Denton, Texas, it has reinvented itself as a company on top of the latest technology and fuel economy.

April 28, 2015

Peterbilt, Kenworth Trucks Recalled Over Cruise Control Problem

Paccar is recalling 443 model year 2015-2016 Peterbilt 220 and Kenworth K300 trucks for a problem with the cruise control decrease button, according to the NHTSA.

April 23, 2015

Peterbilt’s SmartLinq Shows Fleet Health in Real-Time

Peterbilt’s SmartLinq remote diagnostics system provides customers with real-time fleet health information to alert fleet managers to vehicle problems and help them manage service.

April 21, 2015

Paccar Increases First Quarter Profit 38%

Paccar Inc. reported first quarter earnings of $378.4 million, a 38% gain from the same time a year ago, while net sales and financial services revenue increased 10% to $4.83 billion.

April 20, 2015

Predictive Cruise Control Available on Model 579 and 567

Peterbilt's Predictive Cruise technology integrates powertrain, cruise control and satellite mapping to improve fuel efficiency based driving conditions.

April 9, 2015

Peterbilt Adds LNG Versions of Model 579 and 567

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.

April 9, 2015

Peterbilt Adds 58-Inch Sleeper for Model 579

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.

April 2, 2015

Peterbilt, Paccar Offer New Truck Warranties

Customers who purchase a new Peterbilt truck and finance through Paccar Financial will receive updated warranty coverage going forward, the company announced.

April 1, 2015

Raven Transport Adds 115 LNG Trucks

Raven Transport will add 115 Peterbilt Model 579 heavy-duty trucks powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) to its fleet to haul goods for a leading consumer packaged goods company, Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced.



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