October 25, 2016 - Industry News
At a time when many trucking companies are reporting lower third quarter earnings, Swift Transportation bucked the trend, but truck and engine maker Paccar saw its earnings fall.
Tags: Kenworth, Paccar, Peterbilt, Earnings, Paccar Financial, Swift Transportation, DAF, Fleet Earnings
October 17, 2016 - Industry News
After a year in which none of the major Class 8 OEMs exhibited at the Mid-America Trucking Show, Kenworth and Peterbilt announced that they will return to the show for 2017.
Tags: Kenworth, Peterbilt, Industry Event, OEMs, MATS, Events
October 3, 2016 - Product News
Peterbilt introduced new technology improvements to its SmartLinq remote diagnostics platform, adding reasoning engine technology and SmartLinq Service Management.
Tags: Vehicle Diagnostics, Peterbilt, Vehicle Repairs, Parts and Service
October 2, 2016 - Industry News
LAS VEGAS — Peterbilt has added a day cab version of its aerodynamic, fuel efficient Model 579 Epiq day cab, aimed at fuel-conscious day-cab fleet customers in regional, tanker and bulk haul applications.
Tags: Peterbilt, Fuel Efficiency, Epiq, ATA MC&E, Day Cabs
August 31, 2016 - Industry News
Volvo Group has outlined how it plans to use $20 million in federal funding to further the freight-moving efficiency of heavy-duty trucks as part of the SuperTruck II initiative.
Tags: Cummins, Navistar, Peterbilt, Fuel Efficiency, DOE, Volvo Group, Daimler Trucks North America, SuperTruck
August 30, 2016 - Product News
Peterbilt is offering the Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero NOx emissions natural gas engine for its Model 567, 520, and 320 trucks.
Tags: Peterbilt, Natural Gas Engines, Cummins Westport ISL G, Cummins Westport, CNG, NOx, Emissions, CARB, Engines
August 22, 2016 - Industry News
Peterbilt is making available the Bendix Wingman Fusion driver assistance system and a new integrated Softek NXT suspension and axle system from Hendrickson on its Model 579 and 567 trucks.
Tags: Peterbilt, Bendix, Driver Assistance Systems, Suspensions, Model 579, Model 567, Hendrickson, Steer Axles
July 20, 2016 - Industry News
Fitzgerald Glider Kits has finalized the purchase of two Peterbilt dealerships in the southwest region of Virginia, formerly known by the name Performance Peterbilt of Bristol.
Tags: Peterbilt, Dealership, Mergers & Acquisitions, Glider Kits
May 26, 2016 - Industry News
Peterbilt has expanded its refuse truck lineup with the Model 520, which features new seating configurations for route collection, more versatility and the availability of the Paccar MX-11 engine.
Tags: Peterbilt, Refuse Trucks, Refuse Fleet, Model 520
April 26, 2016 - Industry News
A European price-fixing investigation led to a first-quarter loss for truck and engine maker Paccar, while Allison Transmission reported lower numbers.
Tags: Kenworth, Paccar, Peterbilt, Allison Transmission, Earnings
March 28, 2016 - Industry News
The Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI) expanded with a third location in Exton, Pa. Approximately 100 students graduate from PTI each year.
Tags: Peterbilt, Technician Training, PTI
March 7, 2016 - Industry News
Peterbilt recently broke ground on a 102,000-square-foot expansion to its heavy-duty truck manufacturing facility in Denton, Texas.
Tags: Peterbilt, Vehicle Manufacturing, Facility Renovations
February 26, 2016 - Industry News
The Pete Store has purchased Peterbilt franchise rights for a significant portion of the state of Massachusetts.
Tags: Peterbilt, Massachusetts, The Pete Store, Dealers
February 4, 2016 - Industry News
Peterbilt handed out Dealer of the Year awards in several categories at its annual dealer meeting, held recently in San Diego.
Tags: Peterbilt, Awards, Dealers, Truck Dealers
Peterbilt Motors Company showcased three ready-to-work Model 567 mixer trucks, during this week's World of Concrete.
Tags: Peterbilt, World of Concrete, MX-13, MX-11
February 2, 2016 - Industry News
Iowa-based flatbed carrier TMC Transportation has ordered 1,500 Peterbilt Model 579s as part of a multi-year agreement.
Tags: Peterbilt, Truck Orders, Model 579, Driver Retention
January 29, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Kenworth, Paccar, Peterbilt, Paccar Financial, Paccar Parts, Quarterly Earnings, Fleet Earnings, Werner Enterprises
January 28, 2016 - Industry News
Peterbilt’s Denton, Texas, manufacturing plant is celebrating its 35th year of operation. Since opening in 1980, it has built nearly 500,000 trucks.
Tags: Vehicle Production, Peterbilt, Company Anniversaries, Manufacturing
January 27, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Peterbilt, Paccar MX Engine, Contractor Fleets
December 16, 2015 - Product News
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.
Tags: Peterbilt, Idle Free Systems, HVAC, Batteries
December 9, 2015 - Industry News
The natural gas-powered fleet is part of a collaboration between Virginia Transportation and American Honda Motor Co. in Alabama.
Tags: Honda, Peterbilt, Alabama, Fontaine Modification, CNG Conversions, CNG
December 3, 2015 - Industry News
Peterbilt’s lightweight 58-inch sleeper is now in production for the company’s flagship aerodynamic Model 579 and vocational Model 567.
Tags: Peterbilt, Model 579, Sleepers, Model 567
November 3, 2015 - Product News
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.
Tags: Paccar, Diesel Engines, Peterbilt, MX-11
October 27, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, Kenworth, Cummins, Paccar, Peterbilt, Earnings, Paccar Financial
October 6, 2015 - Product News
Peterbilt’s Red Oval program offers a certified pre-owned trucks from throughout its dealer network and Paccar Financial Used truck Centers.
Tags: Peterbilt, Used Trucks, Paccar Financial, Certified Pre-Owned
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