Archive | September, 2016
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Peterbilt Expands Sleeper Heater Availability

Peterbilt announced its factory-installed, no-idle fuel-fired heater is now available for Model 579s and 567s equipped with 44-inch sleepers. With this addition, the system can be spec’d with the full range of Peterbilt sleepers: 44-, 58-, 72- and 80-inch. According to Peterbilt, the self-contained system requires no plug-in energy sources and is complemented by a […]

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Introducing Bandit: The Latest “Design Our Star” Social Media Truck from Western Star

More than 35 years after the debut of “Smokey and the Bandit,” Western Star fans are paying tribute to the classic movie with its newest star – “Bandit”, the “Design Our Star Project: Part II” show truck. The 2017 5700XE was built from the ground up by fans and customers, who selected the truck model, […]

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Peterbilt Presents Hinz Trucking with First Model 567 Heritage

Peterbilt Motors Company presented the first production Model 567 Heritage – a new version of their iconic Peterbilt model with exclusive interior and exterior styling features – to Hinz Trucking, who drove it off the assembly line at Peterbilt’s Denton, Texas manufacturing facility. Badged with Heritage logos on the grille and sleeper engraved with “No. […]

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Kenworth Expands T880 with New Set-Forward Configuration

Kenworth expanded the award-winning T880 with a set-forward front axle configuration at the ConcreteWorks show hosted by the National Ready Mix Concrete Association (NRMCA). The new configuration, named the T880S, is especially designed for fleet and truck operators in ready-mix, dump and mobile crane applications where every incremental pound of payload delivered contributes directly to […]

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Mack Trucks Honors Professional Truck Drivers for Hard Work and Dedication

In support of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Sept. 11-17, Mack Trucks recognized the industry’s 3.5 million professional truck drivers for their commitment to delivering goods safely, securely and on time. “Professional truck drivers not only have a very challenging job to do – long days, often away from their families, while working hard to […]

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Peterbilt Introduces Cummins ISL-G Near Zero Emissions Engine for Models 567, 520 and 320

Peterbilt Motors Company introduces the Cummins Westport ISL-G Near Zero NOx emissions natural gas engine for Models 567, 520 and 320. The ISL-G Near Zero engine emissions are 90 percent lower than the current EPA NOx limit through the introduction of a unique three way catalyst in the after-treatment, advanced engine calibration and a closed […]

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Doonan® Engineers New ‘Series 2’ V-Channel Trough Flatbed Coil Haul Trailer

Straight off of their highly successful industry introduction of a new coil haul (well design type) trailer, which made its debut at the 2016 MATS Show; Doonan® Specialized Trailer, LLC has designed and manufactured a new ‘Series 2’ V-channel trough flatbed coil haul trailer for special loading applications where coils cannot be transferred into and […]

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Freightliner Trucks Pushes Innovation with New Cascadia

The new Freightliner Cascadia® unveiled, is the most advanced truck Freightliner has ever designed, and will further lower the Real Cost of Ownershipsm (RCO) for customers. “The original Freightliner Cascadia set unprecedented standards for aerodynamic, lightweight and maintenance-reducing features,” said Richard Howard, senior vice president of Sales and Marketing for Daimler Trucks North America. “Then, […]

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Peterbilt Hosts Body Integration Class

Peterbilt Motors Company hosted its two-day Body Integration course at the Denton, Texas manufacturing facility on August 24-25th. The course featured Peterbilt segment managers and experts speaking on important topics such as electrical architecture, software updates, system programming, chassis information and body company support. Peterbilt has established the Body Integration course to educate class attendees […]

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