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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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Peterbilt Showcases Vocational Truck Lineup for Customers

Peterbilt Motors Company hosted nearly 100 customers and dealer representatives for a three-day vocational event at its Denton, Texas, manufacturing facility where it showcased the versatility of its product lineup, demonstrated new technologies and discussed market outlooks and trends. The event, called Commitment to Class, also included a tour of the assembly plant and test […]

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Peterbilt Model 567 Set-Forward Front Axle Truck in Full Production

Peterbilt Motors Company announced its new vocational Model 567 in a set-forward front axle configuration is now in full production. Peterbilt hosted Con-Tech Manufacturing to drive the first full production truck off the assembly line at Peterbilt’s Denton, Texas, manufacturing facility. “Customer excitement has been high for the full availability of our newest vocational workhorse, […]

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Peterbilt’s New 58-Inch Sleeper Available For Order

Peterbilt’s new 58-inch sleeper – ideal for weight conscious short- and regional-haul applications – is now available for order through the company’s dealer network, Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced. The new sleeper is available for Peterbilt’s flagship on-highway Model 579 and vocational Model 567. It reduces weight as much as 100 pounds (versus an 80-inch […]

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Peterbilt Model 567 Available with All-Wheel Drive Feature

Peterbilt’s Model 567 is more than up to the challenge of the full range of heavy- and severe-duty applications. A new all-wheel drive option, recently announced by Peterbilt Motors Company, means the company’s flagship vocational truck is work-ready for even tougher jobsites and more extreme terrains. “The Model 567 was engineered to be a rugged, […]

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Peterbilt Introduces Model 567 Set-Forward Axle Configuration

Peterbilt launched a new set-forward front axle configuration for its flagship vocational Model 567 during the 2015 World of Concrete show in Las Vegas. The new truck is ideal for mixer and other weight-conscious applications. “The Model 567 SFFA (set-forward front axle) lets customers maximize payloads while helping meet state and federal bridge law requirements,” […]

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Peterbilt to Showcase Major New Configuration of Model 567 at 2015 World of Concrete

Peterbilt Motors Company announced it will be unveiling a major new product configuration ideal for concrete contractors and other weight-conscious applications during the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas, Feb. 2-6. “Peterbilt’s Model 567 has been in production for just over a year and it’s already far surpassing our high expectations for it,” said […]

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New Anti-Theft System for Peterbilt Models 579, 567 with Paccar MX-13 Engines

Peterbilt now offers a new anti-theft system for its Models 579 and 567 equipped with PACCAR MX-13 Engines, providing customers with an extra layer of security. “The anti-theft system integrates with the MX-13 Engine and the vehicle’s Driver Information Center to require operators to enter a unique passcode to start the truck,” says Peterbilt Chief […]

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Tire Pressure Monitoring System Now Available for Peterbilt Models 579 and 567

Helping provide improved fuel economy, safety and tire life, the Bendix SmarTire Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) is now available for Peterbilt’s Models 579 and 567, the company recently announced. 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. […]

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Peterbilt to Showcase New Model 567, Other Vocational Trucks at 2014 World of Concrete

Peterbilt Motors Company will feature its new all-purpose vocational Model 567 and several other vehicles during World of Concrete in Las Vegas, January 21-24. “Customer reception of the all-new Model 567, which went into full production a few weeks ago, has been overwhelmingly positive. This lightweight, highly versatile vocational vehicle is an ideal fit for […]

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Peterbilt’s New 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, Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced. “Assembly is in full swing for the Model 567 with strong demand for our […]

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