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Jackson Group Peterbilt Wins Awards From Peterbilt, Paccar Parts

Peterbilt Motors Co. named Jackson Group Peterbilt its 2020 North American Dealer of the Year.

March 1, 2021
Business, Equipment

Peterbilt Introduces Redesigned Model 579 Flagship

Peterbilt Peterbilt 579 (Peterbilt Motors Co.)

Peterbilt Motors Co. has unveiled a restyled version of its Model 579 flagship on-highway truck that offers a 7% fuel economy improvement compared with the truck it replaces, which was launched in 2012.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 4, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Peterbilt Unveils Electric Medium-Duty Truck at CES

Electric Medium-Duty Truck Model 220EV (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

LAS VEGAS — Peterbilt Motors Co. has unveiled an all-electric medium-duty truck, adding a third model to its emerging electric-vehicle lineup.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
January 8, 2019

Peterbilt Offers Warranty Extension for Used Trucks

Peterbilt A Peterbilt booth an industry show. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Peterbilt Motors Co. has announced a new warranty option for its Red Oval Certified Pre-Owned truck customers, according to a Nov. 5 press release.

November 7, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Peterbilt Displays All-Electric Class 8 Truck

Peterbilt all-electric truck Peterbilt Motors Co.

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Peterbilt Motors Co. displayed its all-electric Model 579 day cab tractor at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo, which was held April 30-May 4.

May 8, 2018
Business, Technology

Peterbilt Plans to Craft Product Strategies to Meet Customer Demand

From left: Peterbilt's Scott Newhouse, Robert Woodall and Kyle Quinn From left: Peterbilt's Scott Newhouse, Robert Woodall and Kyle Quinn by Joe Howard/Transport Topics

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Peterbilt Motors Company is keeping an open mind toward innovation, as it explores various technologies and options for diversifying its product offerings in the years ahead, company executives said here.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
February 15, 2018
Business, Equipment

Peterbilt Unveils New Sleeper Design

New Peterbilt Sleeper Joe Howard/Transport Topics

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Peterbilt Motors Co. has introduced a new sleeper design that offers improved aerodynamics, is available in single-and double-bunk designs, and was designed with input from drivers, the company said here.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
February 15, 2018
Business, Equipment

Peterbilt Offers New Endurant Transmission

Peterbilt Motors Co. announced the new 12-speed Endurant transmission is available in the company’s 579 and 567 regional and linehaul models using the Cummins X15 Efficiency series engine in ratings up to 510 horsepower and 1,850 pound feet of torque.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 9, 2017
Business

Paccar’s Net Income Down in Second Quarter Despite Revenue Surge

New Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks TruckPR

Second-quarter net income declined for truck maker Paccar Inc., even though revenue increased for the Bellevue, Wash.-based parent of Kenworth Trucks and Peterbilt Motors.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
July 25, 2017
Business, Equipment

Class 8 Orders Surge 40% in June, Eclipse 18,000

Class 8 orders surge 40% in June Volvo

Class 8 orders cleared 18,000 in June, a 40% year-over-year gain, according to ACT Research Co.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 10, 2017

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