April 28, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Kenworth, Paccar, Peterbilt, Recalls, Peterbilt Model 220
April 21, 2015 - Industry News
Paccar Inc. reported first quarter earnings of $378.4 million, a 38% gain from the same time a year ago, while net sales and financial services revenue increased 10% to $4.83 billion.
Tags: Paccar, Earnings, Global, DAF, Peterbilt, Kenworth
April 9, 2015 - Product News
Peterbilt recently introduced its Model 579 and 567 in liquefied natural gas powered configurations, expanding the company’s lineup of natural gas vehicles. Production is scheduled to begin in June.
Tags: Peterbilt, Model 579, LNG, Model 567, Going Green, Natural Gas Vehicles
Peterbilt has introduced a 58-inch sleeper for its Model 579 in both low- and mid-roof configurations for weight conscious short- and regional-haul operations.
Tags: Peterbilt, Model 579, Sleepers, Lightweighting
April 2, 2015 - Industry News
Customers who purchase a new Peterbilt truck and finance through Paccar Financial will receive updated warranty coverage going forward, the company announced.
Tags: Peterbilt, Class 8, Truck Sales, Truck Warranty, Medium-Duty Trucks, Class 5
April 1, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Heavy-Duty Trucks, Clean Energy Fuels, Rush Enterprises, Chart Industries, LNG, Peterbilt
March 30, 2015 - Industry News
PeopleNet and Omnitracs recently announced exclusive deals with original equipment manufacturers Peterbilt, Kenworth and Cummins to provide telematics and diagnostic tools for the companies.
Tags: Kenworth, Cummins, Technology, Paccar, Peterbilt, PeopleNet, Omnitracs, Remote Diagnostics, telematics, Connected Vehicle Technology
March 25, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Peterbilt, Fuel Efficiency, Epiq
March 9, 2015 - Product News
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.
Tags: Peterbilt, Severe Duty, Vocational Trucks, All Wheel Drive, Model 567
February 24, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Peterbilt, Vehicle Manufacturing, Expansion
February 9, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Peterbilt, Dealership, Awards, Dealers, Parts and Service, Annual Meeting
February 3, 2015 - Product News
LAS VEGAS -- Peterbilt launched a new set-forward front axle configuration of the vocational Model 567, made for mixer and other weight-conscious applications.
Tags: Peterbilt, Concrete Mixer Trucks, Dump Trucks, Model 567, World of Concrete
January 30, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Kenworth, Paccar, Peterbilt, Earnings
December 15, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Peterbilt, Fontaine Modification Vocational Services
December 4, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Peterbilt, Montana, Dealership, Bakken Oil Fields
November 17, 2014 - Industry News
The Canadian dealership group opened a new parts and service center called Peterbilt Manitoba-East operating in Springfield, Manitoba.
Tags: Canada, Peterbilt, Dealership, Dealers, Parts and Service
September 22, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Kenworth, Cummins, Paccar, Navistar, Peterbilt, Mack Trucks, Recalls, Fleetguard, Daimler Trucks North America, Cummins Filtration, NHTSA
September 16, 2014 - Industry News
Peterbilt is offering a new right-hand stand-up configuration of its cab forward Model 320 truck.
Tags: Peterbilt, Model 320, Low Cab Forward, Right-Hand Drive
September 9, 2014 - Industry News
Peterbilt showcased the latest autonomous driving technologies in a concept truck at the ITS World Congress in Detroit.
Tags: Peterbilt, ITS World Congress, Autonomous Drive, Concept Vehicles
August 20, 2014 - Industry News
Peterbilt has expanded the Peterbilt Technician Institute to a second location in Lisle, Ill.
Tags: Peterbilt, Technician Training, Universal Technical Institute, Peterbilt Technician Institute
August 1, 2014 - Industry News
Peterbilt is offering its customers the chance to customize their own Model 579 through an online truck configurator.
Tags: Peterbilt, Custom Products, Class 8
July 29, 2014 - Industry News
Peterbilt and Kenworth parent, Paccar, reported increased revenues and net income for the second quarter of 2014.
Tags: Kenworth, Paccar, Peterbilt, Earnings, Paccar Financial, Paccar Parts
July 16, 2014 - Industry News
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 3, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Kenworth, Peterbilt, Paccar Parts, Aftermarket Parts
June 11, 2014 - Industry News
Bendix SmarTire, which monitors tire pressure and temperature, is now available for Peterbilt Models 579 and 567.
Tags: Peterbilt, Tires, TPMS, Tire Inflation, Bendix
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