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Peterbilt Model 579 EPIQs Superior Fuel Efficiency Now Available in Day Cab Configurations

Based on the success of the aerodynamic Model 579 EPIQ sleeper truck, Peterbilt has introduced the aerodynamic, fuel efficient Model 579 EPIQ day cab, Peterbilt Motors Company announced during the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas. “Fleets wanting to operate fuel-efficient day cabs have been an underserved market, and Peterbilt is pleased to […]

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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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Build Your Own Model 579 with Peterbilt iPad App

Peterbilt customers and enthusiasts can build their own Model 579 – choosing from a range of specs, colors and configurations – with a new, free app available for iPads through the Apple App Store, Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced. “Peterbilt’s Model 579 configurator app provides an educational, entertaining way to engage with the most innovative […]

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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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Prime Inc. Orders 900 Peterbilt Model 579s

Prime Inc. – one of North America’s largest carriers with refrigerated, flatbed, tanker and intermodal divisions – ordered 900 Peterbilt Model 579s equipped with PACCAR MX-13 engines. Peterbilt Motors Company announced the purchase which will put the trucks in operation with Prime’s affiliate, Success Leasing. “Peterbilt is a great business partner with a long history […]

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100,000th PACCAR MX-13 Engine Produced in North America

The 100,000th PACCAR MX-13 engine produced for North America was recently presented to Kenan Advantage Group (KAG) which will operate the landmark engine in a Peterbilt Model 579, Peterbilt Motors Company announced. “PACCAR’s MX-13 engine continues to achieve new levels of success through exceptional fuel economy, reliability and performance. It is the ideal engine for […]

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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 Demonstrated Fuel Efficiency, Driving Simulator at Earth Day Texas

Peterbilt Motors Company participated in the world’s largest Earth Day celebration – Earth Day Texas – April 24-26 at Fair Park in Dallas. The company had two vehicles on display, the Model 579 EPIQ and a natural-gas powered Model 579, and a unique driving simulator that includes a full-size truck cab. “Earth Day Texas is […]

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OOIDA Member Receive $1,000 Rebate on New Peterbilts

Members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) can receive a $1,000 cash rebate from Peterbilt when they purchase a qualifying truck through a Peterbilt dealership. “Peterbilt and owner-operators have been synonymous for decades and we’re to continue to support these valuable customers and the OOIDA organization,” said Robert Woodall, Peterbilt Assistant General Manager of […]

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Peterbilt Showcasing Fuel Efficiency at TMC

Peterbilt Motors Company is bringing its best in fuel economy to the TMC Annual Meeting with its aerodynamic flagship Model 579 EPIQ – which includes the PACCAR MX-13 engine – and a separate MX-13 standalone display so attendees can get a closer look at the ground-breaking engine. “The Model 579 EPIQ is revolutionizing the industry […]

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