Peterbilt

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May 11, 2016

Configure Model 579 With Peterbilt’s iPad App

Peterbilt has released a free iPad app that allows customers to build and configure a Model 579, choosing specs, colors and other options.

April 26, 2016

Earnings Watch: Paccar Loss; Allison Profit Falls

A European price-fixing investigation led to a first-quarter loss for truck and engine maker Paccar, while Allison Transmission reported lower numbers.

March 28, 2016

Peterbilt Expands Technician Institute

The Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI) expanded with a third location in Exton, Pa. Approximately 100 students graduate from PTI each year.

March 7, 2016

Peterbilt Begins Denton Plant Expansion

Peterbilt recently broke ground on a 102,000-square-foot expansion to its heavy-duty truck manufacturing facility in Denton, Texas.

February 26, 2016

The Pete Store Makes Big Push Into New England

The Pete Store has purchased Peterbilt franchise rights for a significant portion of the state of Massachusetts.

February 4, 2016

Peterbilt Hands Out Dealer of the Year Awards

Peterbilt handed out Dealer of the Year awards in several categories at its annual dealer meeting, held recently in San Diego.

February 4, 2016

Peterbilt Showcases Model 567

Peterbilt Motors Company showcased three ready-to-work Model 567 mixer trucks, during this week's World of Concrete.

February 2, 2016

TMC Transport Buying 1,500 Peterbilt Model 579s

Iowa-based flatbed carrier TMC Transportation has ordered 1,500 Peterbilt Model 579s as part of a multi-year agreement.

January 29, 2016

Earnings Watch: Paccar Record Annual Income, Werner Profit Rises

UPDATED -- Truck and engine manufacturer Paccar on Friday reported record annual revenue of $19.12 billion and record net income of $1.60 billion for 2015, but fell short of analysts’ expectations in the final quarter of the year.

January 28, 2016

Peterbilt’s Denton Plant Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Peterbilt’s Denton, Texas, manufacturing plant is celebrating its 35th year of operation. Since opening in 1980, it has built nearly 500,000 trucks.

January 27, 2016

Peterbilt Installs First Lightweight MX-11 Engine

Peterbilt’s first lightweight Paccar MX-11 engine was installed recently in the company’s newest vocational truck, the Model 567, in a set-forward front axle configuration.

December 18, 2015

Test Drive: New MX-11 Engine Performs for Peterbilt

Truckers who used to crave a long-nose Pete with a big-bore engine might be surprised by Paccar’s new smaller powerhouse.

December 18, 2015

2016 Peterbilt Calendar Showcases Lineup of Trucks

The 2016 Peterbilt Calendar is now available and features a collection of images the company’s lineup of trucks in a wide range of configurations.

December 16, 2015

Peterbilt Adds Auto-Start to SmartAir No-Idle System

Peterbilt has added auto-start technology to its SmartAir no-idle system to help keep main and auxiliary batteries charged while running the air conditioning system and using other electronic devices.

December 9, 2015

Honda-Hauling Fleet Receives Custom CNG Trucks

The natural gas-powered fleet is part of a collaboration between Virginia Transportation and American Honda Motor Co. in Alabama.

December 3, 2015

Peterbilt’s 58-inch Sleeper Enters Production

Peterbilt’s lightweight 58-inch sleeper is now in production for the company’s flagship aerodynamic Model 579 and vocational Model 567.

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.

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