Peterbilt Motors Co.

Business, Equipment

Peterbilt Begins Production of 579 UltraLoft Model

Peterbilt Motors Co. announced it has begun production of its Model 579 UltraLoft with a high-roof, integral cab-and-sleeper design for its flagship on-highway model.

July 9, 2018
Business, Equipment

SuperFan Rick McClerkin Wins Peterbilt's 1 Millionth Truck

SuperFan winner Rick McClerkin McClerkin and Cantaloube enjoy the view from his new Peterbilt Model 567 Heritage. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Rick McClerkin has been a Peterbilt truck lover since he was a kid. Now 61, he's officially the SuperFan and has a Model 567 to prove it.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
March 24, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Human-Machine Interaction, Computing Power Key to Development of Autonomous Trucks

Peterbilt Motors Co. Darryl Oster Oster by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ORLANDO, Fla. — To pave the way for autonomous trucks, technology developers will need to refine the interaction between the human and the machine, and add more advanced sensors and greater computing power to the vehicle, experts said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 23, 2017