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September 22, 2014

More Than 63,000 Fleetguard Fuel Filters Recalled

Cummins Filtration is recalling more than 63,000 fuel filters due to the possibility they could fail. The filters were distributed in both the aftermarket and on certain Cummins engines manufactured earlier this year.

September 18, 2014

Quick Spin: Peterbilt Model 220

Peterbilt's new Class 6/7 COE is ideally suited for city P&D as well as landscaping applications.

September 16, 2014

Peterbilt Offers Right-Hand Stand-Up Model 320

Peterbilt is offering a new right-hand stand-up configuration of its cab forward Model 320 truck.

September 9, 2014

Peterbilt Shows off Autonomous Driving

Peterbilt showcased the latest autonomous driving technologies in a concept truck at the ITS World Congress in Detroit.

August 27, 2014

Peterbilt Adds New Configuration for SmartAir System

Peterbilt has added a compact space-saver battery box for the no-idle SmartAir system for Model 579 trucks.

August 20, 2014

Peterbilt Expands Technician Institute

Peterbilt has expanded the Peterbilt Technician Institute to a second location in Lisle, Ill.

August 7, 2014

Peterbilt Offers Alcoa Aluminum Wheels As Option

Peterbilt is offering new, lightweight Alcoa Ultra aluminum wheels as a factory-installed option for all Peterbilt heavy-duty trucks.

August 1, 2014

Peterbilt Customers Can Customize Trucks Online

Peterbilt is offering its customers the chance to customize their own Model 579 through an online truck configurator.

July 29, 2014

Paccar Income Gains 9%, New Parts Distribution Center Planned

Peterbilt and Kenworth parent, Paccar, reported increased revenues and net income for the second quarter of 2014.

July 21, 2014

The Story Behind Peterbilt’s Anniversary Truck

After finding the "old Pete" in an Arizona desert in the mid-1990s, restorer Bob Dean decided to give this classic 1939 Peterbilt a new life just in time for the company's 75th anniversary.

July 16, 2014

Peterbilt to Celebrate 75th Anniversary in California

Peterbilt plans to bring a large collection of new and historic trucks, memorabilia, vendors and a charity raffle for a classic Model 359 to its anniversary show in Stockton, Calif.

July 7, 2014

Delving Into the Cummins/Peterbilt SuperTruck: Part 1

By the time the Cummins/Peterbilt SuperTruck made its public debut in February boasting 10.7 mpg, some contemporary trucks were achieving better than 8 mpg, and some super-fuel-conscious fleets boast even higher. While that may make the SuperTruck accomplishment seem slightly diminished, that 10.7-mpg milestone is only a small part of the story.

July 7, 2014

The Peterbilt-Cummins SuperTruck, Part 2: More Secrets Revealed

The Peterbilt-Cummins SuperTruck project achieved almost-unheard-of gains of 68% in freight efficiency over a 24-hour duty-cycle, a 50% improvement in freight efficiency on an 11-hour drive-cycle and a 20% improvement in the thermal efficiency of the engine. How did they do it, and what does that mean?

July 7, 2014

The Peterbilt-Cummins SuperTruck Revealed

This series of photos reveals most of the secrets behind the effectiveness of the SuperTruck, particularly its aerodynamic enhancements. No stone was left unturned by engineers who were looking for every possible aero advantage. Some of what you see here will soon make its way onto production vehicles, while other enhancement may still be a few years off. (Photos: Jim Park)

July 3, 2014

Paccar Parts Offers $4,000 in Loyalty Card Savings

Paccar loyalty card programs provides more ways for commercial truck operators across the United States, Canada and Mexico to save money on parts and service for their vehicle fleet.

June 11, 2014

Peterbilt Models 579, 567 Now Available With SmarTire

Bendix SmarTire, which monitors tire pressure and temperature, is now available for Peterbilt Models 579 and 567.

June 10, 2014

TPMS for Models 567, 579

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.

June 3, 2014

Peterbilt adds Ultrashift Plus, ISX12 G to Natural Gas Lineup

The Eaton UltraShift Plus is available in the 13-speed MHP and 10-speed LAS series and the 11.9-liter Cummins Westport ISX12 G is available up to 400 horsepower and 1,450 lb.-ft. of torque.

May 13, 2014

Minimizer Expands Line of Custom Floor Mats with Peterbilt 379 Floor Mats

Minimizer is now manufacturing custom made floor mats for the Peterbilt 379 truck.

May 12, 2014

N.Y. Updates Eligible Vehicles for Alternative Fueled Truck Voucher Program

New York has updated its list of trucks that are eligible under its Voucher Incentive Program, a $19 million “first come, first served” program that aims to accelerate the deployment of alternative fuel vehicles and diesel emission control devices for medium to heavy duty commercial fleets in the state.

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