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Peterbilt Announces Driver-Safety Focused Options for Sleeper Models

Peterbilt Motors Company announces two new options for Models 567 and 579 trucks: the alert switch and the pass-through seat. These features were designed with input from influential driver groups like the Women in Trucking Association. Located in the sleeper control panel, the alert switch is an alarm that behaves like a panic button on […]

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Peterbilt Work Truck & Medium Duty Product Lineup News

Peterbilt Work Truck Product Lineup on Display at NTEA Peterbilt Motors Company proudly displayed its product lineup at the National Truck Equipment Association Work Truck Show® in Indianapolis. Peterbilt models displayed included: Model 220 in sweeper and refuse container configurations, a Model 337 box van, Model 348 water truck and a Model 567 crane truck. […]

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Peterbilt and PACCAR Financial Announce Medium Duty Fair Market Value Lease Program

Peterbilt has partnered with PACCAR Financial (PFC) to offer an attractive fair market value (FMV) lease program in the United States. The program offers a Peterbilt Model 337 with a 26-foot Supreme van body on a 60-month term with monthly payments as low as $799, depending on vehicle specifications.      “The Model 337 FMV Lease program […]

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Peterbilts Powered by PACCAR MX-11 Engine Maximizing Fuel Economy, Efficiency

Since the first installation of a PACCAR MX-11 engine into a Peterbilt truck earlier this year, the lightweight, fuel-efficient engine has been exceeding the company’s expectations, and those of its customers, Peterbilt Motors Company announced during the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas. “Feedback is overwhelmingly positive with customers noting improved fuel economy, […]

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Tommy Fitzgerald Jr. acquires Performance Peterbilt of Bristol, LLC

Tommy Fitzgerald Jr. and Nick Bresaw of Fitzgerald Glider Kits finalized the purchase two Peterbilt dealerships in the south west region of Virginia. The two dealerships acquired, formerly Performance Peterbilt of Bristol, are located at 33392 Lee Hwy, Glade Spring, VA 24340 and 220 Kelly Rd, Fancy Gap, VA 24348. These dealerships will now be […]

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New Peterbilt Paint Provides Greater Shine, Durability

Peterbilt Motors Company has introduced a new formulation for its complete lineup of Axalta coatings used on its heavy-duty truck cabs and sleepers that enhances color qualities and durability. Additionally, the new coatings make production more environmentally friendly and reduce the company’s carbon footprint. “The new paint coatings have better color characteristics for greater gloss, […]

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Peterbilt SmartAir Auto-Start Helps Keep Batteries Charged

Peterbilt enhanced its SmartAir no-idle system with new auto-start technology that helps keep main and auxiliary batteries charged while running the air-conditioning system and using electric-powered devices, Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced. The auto-start technology is available as a factory-installed option with Model 579s equipped with SmartAir and either a 72- or 80-inch sleeper. It […]

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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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Peterbilt Launches Red Oval Certified Pre-Owned Truck Program

Peterbilt Motors Company announced its new Red Oval program that provides customers with exclusive certified pre-owned trucks from throughout its dealer network and PACCAR Financial Used Truck Centers – complete with a complimentary Red Oval Assurance warranty, a 150-point inspection, a customer loyalty program and preferred financing through PACCAR Financial. Customers can find Red Oval […]

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Peterbilt’s SmartLINQ in Production: Greater Customer Uptime, Satisfaction and a New Convenient Mobile App

Peterbilt’s innovative SmartLINQ technology – a factory-installed, fully integrated remote diagnostics system standard on all trucks equipped with a PACCAR MX-13 engine – is now in production and providing customers with even greater uptime and fleet management convenience. Introduced in March, the SmartLINQ remote diagnostics system provides customers with real-time, at-a-glance fleet health to maximize […]

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Peterbilt Receives Three Frost & Sullivan Manufacturing Leadership Awards

Petertbilt Motors Company received three prestigious Manufacturing Leadership Awards from Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council. Peterbilt’s awards recognize demonstrated excellence in the areas of employee leadership development, manufacturing innovation and operational efficiency. The Manufacturing Leadership Awards honor a wide range of leading companies throughout many industries. Peterbilt also received three Manufacturing Leadership Awards in […]

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Peterbilt Showcases Versatile Medium-Duty Lineup For Customers, Dealers

Peterbilt Motors Company hosted dozens of medium-duty fleet owners and managers at the PACCAR manufacturing facility in Sainte-Thérèse, Quebec, this week, giving tours of the plant, educational seminars and test drives of the company’s Class 6-7 lineup in various configurations. “Peterbilt’s Commitment to Class customer events are an excellent  way for our company, our customers […]

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