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November 30, 2015

Test Drive: Paccar MX-11 Pulls Stronger Than Expected

The new diesel from Kenworth and Peterbilt’s parent makes impressive power and torque, and saves 400 pounds over larger diesels.

November 20, 2015

Peterbilt Seat-Integrated Rollover Protection in Production

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.

November 3, 2015

Peterbilt Offers MX-11 Engine With Model 579, 567

The Paccar MX-11 engine will be available for Peterbilt’s flagship Model 579 and vocational Model 567 trucks beginning Nov. 13, the company has announced.

October 27, 2015

Earnings Watch: Cummins, Paccar

A major OEM announced it is cutting its workforce even though it’s still well in the black as it released third quarter earnings this week while a truck and engine maker reported continued higher numbers.

October 13, 2015

2016 Medium-Duty Truck Trends

From city pick-up and delivery vans to on/off-road service units, this wide range of vehicles is seeing some of the same trends as its bigger brothers, and has a few of its own.

October 6, 2015

Peterbilt Offers Certified Pre-Owned Trucks

Peterbilt’s Red Oval program offers a certified pre-owned trucks from throughout its dealer network and Paccar Financial Used truck Centers.

October 5, 2015

Paccar Announces MX-11 Diesel for North America

The new diesel weighs 400 pounds less than the MX-13, and has ratings as high as 430 hp and 1,550 lb-ft of torque.

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.



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