Peterbilt

1  -  20  of  113

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.

March 30, 2015

OEMs Partner with PeopleNet and Omnitracs

PeopleNet and Omnitracs recently announced exclusive deals with original equipment manufacturers Peterbilt, Kenworth and Cummins to provide telematics and diagnostic tools for the companies.

March 25, 2015

Peterbilt Highlights Efficiency with 579 Epiq

During its presentation at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show, Peterbilt reported up to a 14% improvement in fuel efficiency reached with its Model 579 Epiq.

March 9, 2015

Peterbilt Model 567 Available with All-Wheel Drive

The Peterbilt Model 567 is available with an all-wheel drive option designed for off-road use in tough to severe conditions, the company recently announced.

February 26, 2015

Rapid Check Speeds Up Diagnostic Process

Peterbilt launched the Rapid Check service program to provide diagnostics and an estimate of repairs in two hours or less.

February 24, 2015

Peterbilt to Expand Denton Production Facility

Peterbilt has plans to expand its manufacturing facility in Denton, Texas after the Denton City Council approved an eight-year, 70% tax abatement for the facility's production.

February 9, 2015

Peterbilt Gives Out Dealer Awards at Annual Meeting

Peterbilt gave out several awards to affiliated dealers at the company’s annual Dealer Meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz. The two-day business meeting also included presentations and sessions covering industry topics.

February 3, 2015

Peterbilt Launches Set-Forward-Axle Version of Model 567

LAS VEGAS -- Peterbilt launched a new set-forward front axle configuration of the vocational Model 567, made for mixer and other weight-conscious applications.

January 30, 2015

Paccar Profit Passes $1.3 Billion Mark

The truck and engine manufacturer Paccar Inc. on Friday reported record annual revenues of $18.99 billion and net income of $1.36 billion for 2014.

December 23, 2014

Peterbilt’s 2015 Calendar For Sale Now

Peterbilt’s 2015 Calendar is now on sale featuring photos of several of the company’s medium and heavy duty trucks as well as informative photos and facts to compliment the main image for the month.

December 15, 2014

2014 Class 8 Update

We take a look at the current and upcoming models from Class 8 manufacturers.

December 15, 2014

Class 8 Update: As Economy Builds, Almost Everybody’s Buying

Builders report order upswings of 20% and more, along with gains for proprietary diesels and automated transmissions.

December 15, 2014

Fontaine to Reopen Facility in Garland, Texas

Fontaine Modification Vocational Services will reopen its modification center in Garland, Texas, which has been closed since 2012, when most of the truck production that it supported moved out of the area.

December 4, 2014

Montana Peterbilt Opens Fourth Location

Montana Peterbilt opened its fourth dealership, a parts-only facility located in Sidney, Mont. It is strategically located in the Bakken Shale region of the state.

November 25, 2014

East Manufacturing Releases Scale Model Tractor-Dump Trailer

East Manufacturing is offering an East 1/64th scale Limited Edition Die-Cast Dump Trailer with Peterbilt or Kenworth tractors. There is a choice of either a model Peterbilt 379 or Kenworth W900L.

November 17, 2014

Peterbilt Manitoba Expands with Third Dealership

The Canadian dealership group opened a new parts and service center called Peterbilt Manitoba-East operating in Springfield, Manitoba.

October 31, 2014

Ultimate Test Drive Video: SuperTruck A Walk Around

In the last installment of the Ultimate Test Drive video series, Equipment Editor Jim Park does a walk around of the SuperTruck with Bruce Bezner, a project engineer at Peterbilt. The two talk about the numerous aerodynamic improvements that make the SuperTruck so efficient. 

View Part 1 Here.  View Part 2 HereView Part 3 Here.

October 27, 2014

Ultimate Test Drive Video: SuperTruck Technology Imitates Life

The SuperTruck's Road Load Managment System acts like a more intelligent cruise control that reads the terrain and adjusts the truck's speed to optimize fuel efficiency on tough hills while increasing speed in other areas. The time to destination stays the same, but fuel economy is improved. Equipment Editor Jim Park explains the system in this Ultimate Test Drive video. 

View Part 1 here.  View Part 2 here.

October 23, 2014

Ultimate Test Drive Video: SuperTruck's Finer Points

We go underneath the hood and between the rails to find out what makes the Peterbilt/Cummins SuperTruck so efficient – 86% more efficient, to be precise. Equipment Editor Jim Park explains in this Ultimate Test Drive video. 

View Part 1 here. 

October 20, 2014

Optional Package Adds Frame Rail Space to Peterbilt 220

The Peterbilt Model 220 has a new optional clear frame rail package that provides up to 10 inches of additional frame rail space over the previous clear frame rail package.

« Previous123456

Newsletter

We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.

GotQuestions?

Lubricants

The expert, Mark Betner from CITGO, will answer your questions

View All

GotQuestions?

Suspension

The expert, Rence Oliphant from Hendrickson, will answer your questions

View All