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November 20 2015 - Products

Peterbilt Seat-Integrated Rollover Protection in Production

Peterbilt Motors Co.

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.

Tags: Driver Safety, Peterbilt, Rollovers

October 5 2015 - Products

Paccar Announces MX-11 Diesel for North America

Paccar Inc.

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.

Tags: Kenworth, Diesel Engines, Peterbilt, Paccar MX Engine

April 23 2015 - Products

Peterbilt’s SmartLinq Shows Fleet Health in Real-Time


Peterbilt’s SmartLinq remote diagnostics system provides customers with real-time fleet health information to alert fleet managers to vehicle problems and help them manage service.

Tags: Paccar, Vehicle Diagnostics, Information Technology, Peterbilt, Remote Diagnostics, Mid-America Trucking Show

April 20 2015 - Products

Predictive Cruise Control Available on Model 579 and 567


Peterbilt's Predictive Cruise technology integrates powertrain, cruise control and satellite mapping to improve fuel efficiency based driving conditions.

Tags: Peterbilt, Fuel Efficiency, Driver Assistance Systems, Model 579, Model 567

February 26 2015 - Products

Rapid Check Speeds Up Diagnostic Process


Peterbilt launched the Rapid Check service program to provide diagnostics and an estimate of repairs in two hours or less.

Tags: Maintenance, Vehicle Diagnostics, Peterbilt, Vehicle Repairs

December 23 2014 - Products

Peterbilt’s 2015 Calendar For Sale Now


Peterbilt’s 2015 Calendar is now on sale featuring photos of several of the company’s medium and heavy duty trucks as well as informative photos and facts to compliment the main image for the month.

Tags: Peterbilt, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Peterbilt Calendar

November 25 2014 - Products

East Manufacturing Releases Scale Model Tractor-Dump Trailer

East Manufacturing

East Manufacturing is offering an East 1/64th scale Limited Edition Die-Cast Dump Trailer with Peterbilt or Kenworth tractors. There is a choice of either a model Peterbilt 379 or Kenworth W900L.

Tags: Kenworth, Peterbilt, East Manufacturing

October 20 2014 - Products

Optional Package Adds Frame Rail Space to Peterbilt 220


The Peterbilt Model 220 has a new optional clear frame rail package that provides up to 10 inches of additional frame rail space over the previous clear frame rail package.

Tags: Peterbilt, Medium-Duty Trucks, Peterbilt Model 220

October 2 2014 - Products

Dana Spicer Axle Now Compatible With Peterbilt Trucks


The Dana Spicer AdvanTEK 40 tandem driver axle is now available for all of Peterbilt’s heavy-duty truck models, the truck maker has announced.

Tags: Peterbilt, Axles, Tandem axle, Advantek40, Dana Spicer

September 25 2014 - Products

Peterbilt Trucks with Anti-Theft System Need a Code to Start


Peterbilt’s new anti-theft system for Model 579 and 567 trucks uses a passcode to protect vehicles from being stolen.

Tags: Security, Vehicle Theft, Peterbilt, Paccar MX Engine

August 27 2014 - Products

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.

Tags: Peterbilt, HVAC, Battery

August 7 2014 - Products

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.

Tags: Peterbilt, Wheels, Alcoa, Lightweighting

The vocational Peterbilt Model 567. (PHOTO: Peterbilt)

June 10 2014 - Products

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.

Tags: TPMS, Peterbilt, Model 579, Model 567

May 13 2014 - Products

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

Minimizer, Peterbilt

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

Tags: Peterbilt, Minimizer, Floor Mats

May 9 2014 - Products

Peterbilt 75 Years of Class Anniversary Book Now Available


Marking Peterbilt’s anniversary, a new limited-edition book – Peterbilt 75 Years of Class – is now available through the Peterbilt Store at

Tags: Peterbilt, Anniversary

March 27 2014 - Products

Eaton Launches Fuller Advantage Series Transmission with Paccar

Eaton, Paccar, Kenworth, Peterbilt

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Eaton announced that an optimized version of its Fuller Advantage Series Automated 10-speed transmissions will be available on select Paccar trucks with the MX-13 engine in order to maximize fuel efficiency in linehaul applications.

Tags: Kenworth, Cummins, Paccar, Eaton, Peterbilt, Transmissions, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 27 2014 - Products

Peterbilt Adds Natural Gas Option to Models 579, 567


MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Cummins Westport ISX12 G and Quantum CNG tanks are key components of a gas-powered tractor displayed at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Tags: Natural Gas, Peterbilt, Fuel Economy, Mid-America Trucking Show, CNG

March 26 2014 - Products

New LED Lighting Easier on Drivers’ Eyes, Save Power

Peterbilt Motors

Package with LED lamps available on Models 579 and 567 with 72- and 80-inch Platinum sleepers.

Tags: Peterbilt, Peterbilt Motors Company, Sleepers, LED Lighting

March 26 2014 - Products

Peterbilt’s Driver Info Display Offers Tips to Save Fuel, Brakes

Peterbilt Motors

The feature is available on Model 579, 567 and 587 trucks and tractors with the Paccar MX-13 diesel.

Tags: Fleet Management, Driver Behavior, Driver Training, Peterbilt, Fuel Economy

March 26 2014 - Products

Peterbilt Announces EPIQ Fuel Efficiency Package for 579


MATS, LOUISVILLE -- The new EPIQ package for the Model 579, which was introduced in 2012, provides a combination of technologies and components that allow customers to easily order and operate the most fuel efficient Model 579 available

Tags: Paccar, Peterbilt, Fuel Economy, Mid-America Trucking Show

December 31 2013 - Products

Peterbilt 2014 Calendar Available


The new year marks the 75th anniversary of Peterbilt Motors Co., and they have announced the availabilty of the new 2014 Peterbilt calendar.

Tags: Paccar, Peterbilt

December 11 2013 - Products

Peterbilt's Model 567 in Full Production


The newest addition to Peterbilt’s vehicle lineup – the vocational Model 567 – is now in full production. The rugged truck or tractor can be configured to meet a wide range of heavy- and severe-duty applications.

Tags: Peterbilt

December 9 2013 - Products

Aero Clad Bumper for Peterbilt 367 and 587

Hendrickson, Peterbilt

Hendrickson Bumper and Trim released new All Makes Aero Clad bumpers for the Peterbilt Model 367 and Model 587 trucks. The Aero Clad Peterbilt Model 367 and Model 587 bumpers are another addition to the All Makes aftermarket bumper program from Hendrickson.

Tags: Peterbilt, Aftermarket, Hendrickson

November 20 2013 - Products

EcoDual, Hunter Truck Sales to Offer Peterbilt Dual Fuel Gliders

EcoDual, Hunter Truck Sales

EcoDual Inc. is partnering with Hunter Truck Sales, one of Peterbilt dealers with 15 locations throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia. Hunter will provide custom configured Peterbilt gliders with EcoDual's platform, the MAX/SR Dual Fuel System.

Tags: Cummins, Peterbilt, EcoDual, Glider Kits

October 7 2013 - Products

Neway ADZ Now Available at Peterbilt

Peterbilt, SAF-Holland

SAF-Holland has worked closely with Peterbilt Motors and the Neway ADZ Rear Air Suspension is now a published option.

Tags: Peterbilt, SAF-Holland



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