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Medium-Duty Update: Growing Sales, Diesel Developments, Vertical Integration
Medium-Duty Update: Growing Sales, Diesel Developments, Vertical Integration

October 18, 2016
The Class 3-7 medium-duty truck market has been stable and healthy so far in 2016 and it is expected that all segments will show consistent growth going...

Class 8 Update: Downturn, But Far From Bad Times
Class 8 Update: Downturn, But Far From Bad Times

October 17, 2016
Production cutbacks should reduce heavy truck inventories, but are fleets waiting for new, more fuel-efficient models to appear? From our October issue.

Peterbilt Model 567 Heritage Evokes 'Large Cars'
Peterbilt Model 567 Heritage Evokes  'Large Cars'

August 23, 2016
Peterbilt Motors’ Model 567 Heritage combines a rugged-looking vocational truck with special exterior and interior trim that harkens back to the company’s...

Test Drive: New MX-11 Engine Performs for Peterbilt
Test Drive: New MX-11 Engine Performs for Peterbilt

December 18, 2015
Truckers who used to crave a long-nose Pete with a big-bore engine might be surprised by Paccar’s new smaller powerhouse.

Test Drive: Paccar MX-11 Pulls Stronger Than Expected
Test Drive: Paccar MX-11 Pulls Stronger Than Expected

November 30, 2015
The new diesel from Kenworth and Peterbilt’s parent makes impressive power and torque, and saves 400 pounds over larger diesels.

High-mpg Model Round-Up
High-mpg Model Round-Up

June 22, 2015
The best fuel economy starts with a truck model specifically designed to squeeze the most possible miles from a gallon of diesel fuel and all major builders...

QuickSpin: Peterbilt 567 SFFA
QuickSpin: Peterbilt 567 SFFA

June 19, 2015
The Peterbilt 567 SFFA's set-forward front axle adds payload in bridge-formula states, but doesn’t seem to come with the usual penalty in maneuverability.

Class 8 Update: As Economy Builds, Almost Everybody’s Buying
Class 8 Update: As Economy Builds, Almost Everybody’s Buying

December 15, 2014
Builders report order upswings of 20% and more, along with gains for proprietary diesels and automated transmissions.

The Story Behind Peterbilt’s Anniversary Truck
The Story Behind Peterbilt’s Anniversary Truck

July 21, 2014
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...

Spec'ing Work Trucks
Spec'ing Work Trucks

February 10, 2014
Although work trucks are typically smaller and lighter than Class 8 freight haulers, often they are more complex and take more work to design and assemble....

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