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Dobbs Truck Group Adds 18th Peterbilt Location

Dobbs HQ site Dobbs Truck Group via Facebook

Dobbs Truck Group announced it broke ground on its latest Peterbilt Motors Co. dealership, as well as Dobbs Truck Group corporate office in Sumner, Wash.

April 9, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

Peterbilt Announces New Medium-Duty Trucks and Transmission, Updated Engines

Peterbilt 535 and 536 Peterbilt's 535 and 536 models (Peterbilt)

Peterbilt Motors Co. announced two new medium-duty box truck models — the 535 and 536 — aimed at the lease and rental segment; and two other models — the 537 and 548 — intended for the vocational “Class 7/8 market” that allow for multiple body builder integrations.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 7, 2021
Business, Equipment

Paccar Q4 Earnings, Revenue Drop

Paccar electric vehicles (MAGROUND GmbH)

Paccar Inc. posted lower fourth-quarter net income and revenue while achieving record quarterly parts revenue and notching its record market share for medium-duty vehicles sold in the U.S. and Canada.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 26, 2021

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Business, Technology, Equipment

Peterbilt Offers Lease Deal on New 220EV

Peterbilt EV truck The zero-emission cabover truck is marketed for the Classes 6-7 segments. (Paccar Inc.)

Peterbilt Motors Co. announced an introductory lease offer on its Model 220EV through PacLease. The zero-emission cabover truck is intended for the Class 6 and Class 7 segments.

September 8, 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, Technology, Equipment

Peterbilt Launches Top Customer Service Designation for Dealers

Peterbilt truck on highway Peterbilt Motors Co. via YouTube

Peterbilt Motors Co., a unit of Paccar Inc., announced the first 71 dealers to earn its Platinum Service Center certification.

February 20, 2020
Business, Technology

Peterbilt Adds Technician Institute Campus

Peterbilt logo Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs.

Peterbilt Motors Co. announced the opening of its fifth Peterbilt Technician Institute campus, in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.

August 20, 2019
Business, Equipment

Peterbilt Standardizes Jost Air Slide Fifth Wheel

Peterbilt has named the Jost JSK37 12-inch inboard air slide fifth wheel as standard on its Model 579 Class 8 truck, according to a Jan. 22 press release from Jost. The standardization became effective Jan. 1.

January 30, 2019
Business, Technology

Peterbilt Plans Enhancements to SmartNav

Peterbilt cab TruckPR

Peterbilt Motors Co. announced that its SmartNav communications system will soon offer the capability to install and operate the PeopleNet app directly from the truck’s in-cab display.

September 10, 2018