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Peterbilt Delivers its First Model 579 UltraLoft

Peterbilt has delivered the keys to the first owner of a new Model 579 UltraLoft after announcing the model earlier this year.

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Peterbilt Offers New Powertrain, Safety Options for Trucks

Peterbilt has announced that the Paccar Automatic Transmission is available as an option with the Paccar MX-11 engine. Additionally, Bendix Wingman Fusion has been made standard on all new Model 579 trucks.

Behind the Wheel of an Electric Peterbilt Model 579

Peterbilt showcased the Paccar Innovation Center in Sunnyvale, California, to demonstrate its continuing efforts to identify, develop and deploy emerging technologies in trucking.

Truck Platoons on the Horizon?

Real-world deployment of truck platooning systems appears close, but developers aren’t keen to offer many details on their efforts.

Earnings Watch: Volvo, Paccar Increase 1st Quarter Profits Amid Higher Sales

Volvo and Paccar both reported that profits moved higher in the first quarter of the year as sales also improved, increasing their predictions for the Class 8 truck market for 2018.

SuperFan Wins Peterbilt’s 1 Millionth Truck [Video]

At the Mid-America Trucking Show, Peterbilt awarded Rick McClerkin its 1 millionth truck, a Model 567 heritage, for winning the company’s SuperFan contest and celebration of the production milestone.

Mid-America Trucking Show 2018 in Photos, Day 3

Mid-America 2018 wrapped up on Saturday under grey rainy skies -- usually a good omen for trade shows. Outside exhibitors weren't happy, but the mood inside was good.

Peterbilt Gives 1 Millionth Truck to SuperFan

Peterbilt gave away a Model 567 Heritage truck at the Mid-America Trucking Show to Rick McClerkin of San Jose, California, for winning the company’s SuperFan search in celebration of a major truck production milestone.

Video Tour of the New Peterbilt 579 UltraLoft

Peterbilt's Model 579 UltraLoft is an integrated high-loft sleeper truck designed to give driver teams and solo truck drivers extra space and amenities and also includes improvements to fuel efficiency. Here's a first look, inside and out.

Kenworth, Peterbilt Trucks Recalled for Transmission Gear Display

Paccar Inc. is recalling approximately 1,938 2017-2018 Kenworth T680 and T880 trucks as well as Peterbilt 567 and 579 trucks equipped with an automated Eaton UltraShift Plus or Eaton Advantage transmission with a right-hand stalk shifter because the transmission gear display may display incorrectly.