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All-Electric Peterbilt 579 on Display at ACT Expo

Peterbilt’s commitment to alternative energy solutions was showcased at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo. An all-electric Model 579 day cab tractor was on display in the Peterbilt booth. The drayage application tractor that will go into service at the Port of Long Beach after the show is one of twelve tractors built by Peterbilt […]

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Peterbilt Announces Two 2018 Rebates for Owner Operators

Peterbilt Motors Company announced the availability of two cash rebates for owner operators for the 2018 calendar year. Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) members are encouraged to take advantage of a $1,500 cash rebate on Models 579, 567 and 389 when spec’d with a sleeper. Peterbilt’s dedication to owner operators is deeply rooted in the […]

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Peterbilt Showcases Commitment to Advanced Technology

Peterbilt Motors Company solidifies its position as an industry technology leader during its display at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). CES is the largest electronics show in North America and is routinely the launch pad for new technology products. Peterbilt’s Model 579 autonomous development tractor featuring a PACCAR MX-13 engine and a suite of […]

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Peterbilt Completes Disc Brake Standardization on Model 579

Peterbilt Motors Company announced that rear disc brakes are now available on Peterbilt Model 579 completing the standardization of disc brakes for this model. In 2012 Peterbilt introduced the Model 579 with front disc brakes as part of its leadership to increase driver safety and reduce stopping distance. With the addition of rear disc brakes, […]

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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 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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