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Peterbilt Recognized as a Top Place to Work for Women

Peterbilt Motors Company today announced it will be recognized by Women in Trucking as a top workplace for women in the trucking industry. Peterbilt will receive the award on November 13th as part of the Women in Trucking Accelerate conference being hosted this year in Dallas, Texas. “Receiving this award is a testament to Peterbilt’s […]

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Peterbilt Offers New Used Truck Warranty Options

Peterbilt Motors Company announced a new warranty option for Red Oval Certified Pre-Owned truck customers. The new warranty option provides customers the ability to extend Peterbilt’s factory backed comprehensive pre-owned warranty to two-years/250,000 miles. This warranty is offered and administered through Peterbilt’s more than 370 dealers and PACCAR Financial Used Truck Centers. Peterbilt currently provides […]

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Peterbilt Announces 2019 Engine Updates

Peterbilt Motors Company today announced updated offerings for the 2019 PACCAR Engines. Peterbilt will offer the MX-13 with two new ratings for the 2019 model year engines; a multitorque 455 HP with a torque rating of 1,650 – 1,850 lb.-ft. and a 405 HP with 1,650 lb.-ft. of torque. Each update for model year 2019 […]

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Peterbilt Starts Production of New Model 579 UltraLoft

Peterbilt Motors Company delivered the keys to the first production unit of the new Model 579 UltraLoft to David Freymiller, President and CEO of Oklahoma City based Freymiller Trucking. Peterbilt announced the introduction of the Model 579 UltraLoft earlier this year. The UltraLoft features a high roof integral cab and sleeper design for Peterbilt’s flagship […]

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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 Celebrates SuperFan Finalist

Peterbilt announced Rick McClerkin of San Jose, California as the winner of its SuperFan search. In a ceremony at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky, Peterbilt General Manager Kyle Quinn presented the keys of Peterbilt’s One Millionth truck, a Model 567 Heritage, to the ultimate SuperFan. “I want to congratulate Rick as the ultimate […]

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Peterbilt Launches New Model 579 UltraLoft

Peterbilt Motors Company introduced the new Model 579 UltraLoft. The UltraLoft offers drivers an integral cab and sleeper design for Peterbilt’s flagship on-highway Model 579 that provides the ultimate level of driver comfort and the distinctive style and quality Peterbilt is known for. “The Model 579 has been a huge success for our on-highway customers, […]

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Peterbilt Reaches 1,000,000 Vehicle Milestone

Peterbilt Motors Company announced the production of the 1,000,000th Peterbilt vehicle. The Model 567 Heritage rolled off the assembly line at the company’s Denton, Texas manufacturing facility. “The production of one million trucks is a proud moment, and the Model 567 Heritage embodies this historic occasion,” said Kyle Quinn, General Manager, Peterbilt Motors Company. “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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PETERBILT CELEBRATES 1,000,000TH TRUCK MILESTONE WITH PETERBILT SUPERFAN CAMPAIGN

Peterbilt Motors Company will celebrate a significant milestone with the production of its 1,000,000th truck in mid-January 2018. “Since the early days of production in 1939, Peterbilt has been the preferred brand of drivers and owner operators built on a reputation of unrivaled quality and customer value. Today that customer preference has expanded to include […]

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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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