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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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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 RECEIVES THREE FROST & SULLIVAN MANUFACTURING LEADERSHIP AWARDS

Peterbilt Motors Company received three prestigious Manufacturing Leadership Awards from Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council in in recognition of the Plant’s leadership in manufacturing and quality. Peterbilt received awards for the Dynamic Truck Test (DTT) program, the Power Distribution Vision Inspection System and the Self & Successive Inspection Project.   “Peterbilt is proud to repeatedly […]

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PETERBILT SHOWCASES MODEL 520 AT 2017 WASTEEXPO

Peterbilt is showcasing the new Model 520 lineup, including the PACCAR MX-11 engine, at this year’s WasteExpo conference at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA, May 8-11. The Peterbilt exhibit, which displays five Model 520’s outfitted with a variety of refuse bodies, is located in Booth #1027. The Model 520 is […]

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PETERBILT MODEL 389 CANADIAN 150TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION HONORS CANADA’S HISTORY WITH EXCLUSIVE FEATURES

Peterbilt announces the Model 389 Canadian 150th Anniversary Edition to salute Canada’s history by combining the industry-leading quality and performance of the Model 389 with distinctive styling and exclusive Canadian features. “Canadian owner-operators and premium carriers can honor Canada with the addition of Peterbilt’s Model 389 Canadian 150th Anniversary Edition,” says Kyle Quinn, Peterbilt General […]

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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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