Government, Business, Equipment, Safety

Paccar to Recall More Than 450,000 Trucks

Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks on a Paccar lot Used Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks on a Paccar lot. (TruckPR/Flickr)

Paccar Inc. on April 6 issued a recall notice covering hundreds of thousands of trucks over concerns a blown fuse could prevent dashboard illumination.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 15, 2020
Business, Equipment

Paccar Extends Production Shutdown

Peterbilt truck on highway Peterbilt Motors Co. via YouTube

Paccar Inc. announced it will extend to April 20 its suspension of truck and engine production at its factories worldwide.

April 2, 2020
Business, Equipment, Safety

Paccar Recalls 35,671 Peterbilt Trucks for Fire Risk

A Peterbilt Model 579 A Peterbilt Model 579 comes off the production line. Paccar says it believes that only 1% of the recalled trucks are defective. (Peterbilt Motor Co.)

Peterbilt Motor Co. is recalling 35,671 trucks to repair an issue with battery cables on certain models, according to a March 18 notice from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
March 24, 2020
Business, Equipment

Paccar Suspends Worldwide Production

Workers at a Mississippi Paccar plant Engines on the assembly line at the Paccar manufacturing plant in Columbus, Miss. (Business Wire)

Paccar Inc. announced it will suspend truck and engine production at its factories worldwide from March 24 until April 6.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 24, 2020
Business, Equipment

Paccar Reports Higher Q3 Income, Revenue

Paccar Q3 earns. A Paccar booth at an industry show. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Paccar Inc. reported higher third-quarter net income and revenue amid gains in sales of trucks and parts.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 22, 2019
Business, TCA

Paccar Moving Dynacraft Division to Texas as Divisional Headquarters

Paccar exhibit John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Dynacraft’s newly built truck manufacturing facility in McKinney, Texas, will become home to its divisional headquarters, a relocation that will bring 50 new jobs by early next year.

June 24, 2019

Paccar Starts Year With Record 1Q Revenue, Income, Truck Deliveries

Trucks on Paccar lot TruckPR-Flickr

Truck and engine maker Paccar Inc. reported record first-quarter net income and revenue on record truck deliveries.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 30, 2019

Paccar Promotes Preston Feight to CEO

Preston Feight (left) and Ron Armstrong of Paccar Feight (left) via Kenworth Truck Company; Armstrong via Paccar Inc.

Paccar Inc. appointed Preston Feight CEO effective July 1, succeeding Ron Armstrong, the company said in an April 18 news release.

April 19, 2019
Business, Equipment, Top 100

Paccar Reaches Milestone With MX Engine

UPS T680 Paccar

Paccar Inc.’s engine plant in Columbus, Miss., reached a milestone recently by producing its 200,000th MX engine for the North American market.

March 29, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Paccar Reports Fourth-Quarter, Full-Year Revenue Records

Paccar A Kenworth dealership in Windsor, Wis. (Truck PR)

Paccar Inc. reported record revenue in the fourth quarter and, excluding one-time benefits, higher net income. Annual revenue and net income set records, too, as it delivered 189,100 vehicles worldwide in 2018.

January 29, 2019