Tag Archives: Peterbilt
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New Features, Functionality for Peterbilt’s SmartLINQ Maximizes Uptime

Peterbilt Motors Company introduced new technology enhancements to its SmartLINQ remote diagnostics platform, as well as expanded availability to all Class 8 truck engines, during the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas. “Peterbilt’s SmartLINQ is providing our customers with greater uptime, as well as cost savings and improved fleet management,” said Darrin Siver, […]

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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 Presents Hinz Trucking with First Model 567 Heritage

Peterbilt Motors Company presented the first production Model 567 Heritage – a new version of their iconic Peterbilt model with exclusive interior and exterior styling features – to Hinz Trucking, who drove it off the assembly line at Peterbilt’s Denton, Texas manufacturing facility. Badged with Heritage logos on the grille and sleeper engraved with “No. […]

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Peterbilt Introduces Cummins ISL-G Near Zero Emissions Engine for Models 567, 520 and 320

Peterbilt Motors Company introduces the Cummins Westport ISL-G Near Zero NOx emissions natural gas engine for Models 567, 520 and 320. The ISL-G Near Zero engine emissions are 90 percent lower than the current EPA NOx limit through the introduction of a unique three way catalyst in the after-treatment, advanced engine calibration and a closed […]

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Peterbilt Body Integration

Peterbilt Hosts Body Integration Class

Peterbilt Motors Company hosted its two-day Body Integration course at the Denton, Texas manufacturing facility on August 24-25th. The course featured Peterbilt segment managers and experts speaking on important topics such as electrical architecture, software updates, system programming, chassis information and body company support. Peterbilt has established the Body Integration course to educate class attendees […]

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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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Special Edition Model 567 Heritage Pays Tribute to Peterbilt’s Roots with Exclusive Features, Exceptional Performance

Peterbilt’s new Model 567 Heritage salutes the company’s beginnings by combining its most modern and technologically advanced work truck with distinctive styling and exclusive features inside and out, Peterbilt Motors Company recently announced. “Peterbilt’s Model 567 Heritage elevates the classic styling of Peterbilt with a package of unique features that will command attention on highways […]

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Peterbilt’s New Model 520 Expands Refuse Industry Leadership

Peterbilt Motors Company has expanded its refuse truck lineup with the new Model 520 featuring new seating configurations for route collection versatility, enhanced styling and availability of the PACCAR MX-11 engine. “Peterbilt has led the refuse industry for nearly 50 years through vehicle innovations that bring our customers new levels of performance, reliability and versatility,” […]

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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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PACCAR to Release the Allison TC10 Transmission in Peterbilt Chassis

PACCAR has started an engineering program with Allison Transmission to release the fully automatic Allison TC10® in the latest PACCAR models. The TC10 transmission will be offered in Kenworth T680 and T880 and Peterbilt Models 567 and 579 with both PACCAR and Cummins engines. “We are looking forward to offering the TC10 to our Peterbilt […]

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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 Breaks Ground On Major Plant Expansion

  Peterbilt Motors Company recently broke ground on a 102,000 square-foot expansion to its heavy-duty truck manufacturing facility in Denton, Texas. The new building will be located just north of the plant and provide additional capacity for production and testing. “This expansion is Peterbilt’s largest facility investment since the construction of the Denton plant and […]

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