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EATON ENDURANT TRANSMISSION NOW AVAILABLE IN PETERBILT 579 AND 567 MODELS

Peterbilt announced the availability of the new 12-speed Eaton Endurant™ transmission in Models 579 and 567. Available exclusively with the Cummins X15 Efficiency series engine in ratings up to 510-hp and 1,850 lb-ft of torque, the Endurant will service vehicles in regional and linehual applications up to 110,000 lbs. GVW. The Endurant transmission comes standard […]

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Peterbilt Introduces Ergonomic Column-Mounted Shifter for Automated Transmission

Peterbilt is pleased to introduce a new, ergonomic column-mounted shifter on the Models 579 and 567. The column-mounted shifter will be standard on trucks equipped with the automated PACCAR Transmission as well as those equipped with Eaton Advantage and Ultra Shift AMTs.   The new shifter, located on the right-hand side of the steering column, […]

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PETERBILT INTRODUCES ALLISON TC10 TRANSMISSION

Peterbilt announces the availability of the Allison TC10® fully automatic transmission on Models 567 and 579 later this year. The Allison TC10 is designed for tractor applications, such as regional and line-haul, and features a twin-countershaft design optimized for engine downspeeding and fuel economy. The patented torque converter offers industry exclusive engine torque multiplication at […]

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Peterbilt Showcases Latest Products and Services at 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show

The latest in products, services, fuel-economy enhancements and advanced technologies will highlight the new Peterbilt exhibit at the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky., March 23-25. More than 70,000 attendees are expected at the annual show. “Peterbilt is looking forward to meeting with customers and drivers at the Mid-America Trucking Show,” says Kyle […]

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Peterbilt Features Medium Duty Lineup at Work Truck Show

A versatile medium-duty lineup and the rugged Model 567 will highlight Peterbilt’s exhibit at the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) 2017 Work Truck Show® in Indianapolis, Ind., March 14-17, the company announced. The Work Truck Show showcases North America’s leading manufacturers and distributors of commercial trucks, truck bodies, truck equipment and accessories. The show also […]

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Peterbilt Showcases Model 567 SFFA at 2017 CONEXPO-CONAGG

Peterbilt is showcasing its Model 567 Set Forward Front Axle (SFFA), featuring innovative design solutions and class-leading performance, at this year’s CONEXPO-CON/AGG show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, March 7-11. The Model 567 SFFA is engineered to optimize weight distribution, resulting in maximized payloads while meeting state and federal bridge laws. Ideal for mixer […]

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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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Peterbilt Introduces Bendix Wingman Fusion Advanced Safety System for Models 579, 567

Peterbilt Motors Company announced it is now offering Bendix® Wingman® Fusion™ – an advanced driver assistance safety system that includes lane departure warning, enhanced collision mitigation and in-lane object recognition – for its Models 579 and 567. “Peterbilt is a safety leader and we’re pleased to strengthen that position by offering the most effective, comprehensive […]

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Special Edition Model 567 Heritage Pays Tribute to Peterbilt’s Roots with Exclusive Features, Exceptional Performance

Peterbilt’s new Model 567 Heritage salutes the company’s beginnings by combining its most modern and technologically advanced work truck with distinctive styling and exclusive features inside and out, Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced. “Peterbilt’s Model 567 Heritage elevates the classic styling of Peterbilt with a package of unique features that will command attention on highways […]

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Peterbilt’s New 58-Inch Sleeper Now in Production

Peterbilt’s lightweight, full-featured 58-inch sleeper is now in production for the company’s flagship aerodynamic Model 579 and vocational Model 567. Available in low- and mid-roof configurations, the new sleeper can reduce weight by up to 100 pounds. “Peterbilt’s 58-inch sleeper is ideal for short- and regional-haul operations where less weight and a shorter wheelbase are […]

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Peterbilt Seat-Integrated Rollover Protection in Production

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, Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced. “The RollTek safety system helps protect drivers in the event of a rollover,” said Scott Newhouse, Peterbilt Chief Engineer. “A sensor located under the […]

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Peterbilt Announces Availability of PACCAR MX-11 Engine

Peterbilt Motors Company announced availability of the lightweight, fuel efficient PACCAR MX-11 engine for its flagship on-highway Model 579 and vocational Model 567. The new 10.8-liter engine – introduced by PACCAR to North American markets earlier this month – will be available for order through Peterbilt dealerships beginning on November 13 and production begins in […]

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