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Groendyke Transport Trucker Named NTTC Driver of the Year

April 17, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Safety
Groendyke Transport Truck Driver Receives Star Treatment

James Starr, a Groendyke Transport driver and current National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) Professional Tank Truck Driver of the Year, has been presented with a new Peterbilt 579 Sleeper straight off the production line in Peterbilt’s Denton, Texas plant. Starr, a 42-year trucking veteran was presented the National Tank Truck [...]

Trucking Efficiency a Huge Theme at ACT Expo 2015 in Dallas

April 16, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: ACT Expo, Fleet Management, Fuel
ACTefficient

Everyone knows that next month’s ACT Expo is all about alternative fuels and clean transportation, but it’s also about efficiency. Conference partners, including Walmart and Trucking Efficiency — a joint collaboration between the North American Council on Freight Efficiency (NACFE) and the Carbon War Room — are urging trucking professionals [...]

Peterbilt Offering $1,000 Rebates on Trucks for OOIDA Members

April 9, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Owner Operators
Peterbilt Offering $1,000 Rebates on Trucks for OOIDA Members

Members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) can receive a $1,000 cash rebate from Peterbilt when they purchase a qualifying truck through a Peterbilt dealership. “Peterbilt and owner-operators have been synonymous for decades and we’re going to continue to support these valuable customers and the OOIDA organization,” said Robert [...]

Peterbilt’s Paint Picks are Legendary — Particularly Red

March 31, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, Mid America Show, News, Owner Operators
Anthony Gansle, Peterbilt marketing manager, stands with a Peterbilt Model 579 painted Legendary Red.

Axalta Coating Systems, which manufactures liquid and powder coatings, has developed a collection of custom colors exclusively for Peterbilt using special-effect pigments. The line’s signature color — Legendary Red — was featured last week on Peterbilt Truck Models 579 and 567 in the company’s booth at the Mid-America Trucking Show. [...]

Peterbilt’s 579, 567 Model Daycab Trucks Configured for Natural Gas

March 31, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fleet Management, Fuel, Mid America Show
Peterbilt’s 579, 567 Model Daycab Trucks Configured for Natural Gas

Peterbilt Motors Co. is expanding its portfolio of natural-gas powered vehicles with the introduction of its Models 579 and 567 in LNG configurations. “Last year, production began on compressed natural gas (CNG) configurations of the Models 579 and 567, meeting a healthy market need for customers seeking cost-effective, cleaner-burning natural [...]

Peterbilt Truck Displays Improved SmartNav Infotainment System at MATS

March 30, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Mid America Show, News, Technology
Peterbilt Truck Displays Improved SmartNav Infotainment System at MATS

Peterbilt introduced the next generation of its in-dash SmartNav infotainment system at the Mid-America Trucking Show last week, an instrument that features an array of virtual gauges, auto-activated safety cameras, improved hands-free calling and the capability to provide real-time traffic and fuel price information. “Peterbilt was the industry’s first manufacturer [...]

Peterbilt Truck’s Cruise Technology Predicts What’s on the Road Up Ahead

March 27, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Mid America Show, Technology
Peterbilt Truck’s Cruise Technology Predicts What’s on the Road Up Ahead

Peterbilt Motors Co., took advantage of the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) this week to show off its new Predictive Cruise technology that can anticipate and respond to changes in the highway terrain ahead. And when this technology recognizes what’s on the road in front of it, the truck can automatically [...]

Peterbilt Brings a Pair of Medium-duty CNG Trucks to the Stage at MATS

March 26, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fuel, News
Peterbilt Brings a Pair of Medium-duty CNG Trucks to the Forefront at MATS

Wednesday, Peterbilt Motors Co. introduced two new medium-duty vehicles powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) during the Mid-America Trucking Show. The two CNG-powered vehicles — the Model 337 and the Model 348 — are currently in production and can be configured as trucks or tractors. “Peterbilt is the established market [...]

Peterbilt Adds All-Wheel Feature to its Model 567 Heavy-duty Truck

March 10, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Owner Operators, Technology
Peterbilt Adds All-Wheel Feature to its Model 567 Heavy-duty Truck

Peterbilt is now offering a new all-wheel drive option to its Model 567, which means the company’s flagship vocational truck is work-ready for even tougher jobsites and more extreme terrains. “The Model 567 was engineered to be a rugged, durable workhorse and we continue to expand its capabilities through new [...]

Peterbilt Now Offers Rapid Check for Expedited Truck Diagnosis

February 26, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fleet Management, Technology
Peterbilt Now Offers Rapid Check for Expedited Truck Diagnosis

Peterbilt Motors Co. this week announced a new quick assessment service program that is being introduced throughout the company’s North American truck dealer network. Called Rapid Check, the new program provides customers with diagnostics and an estimate of needed repairs in two hours or less. “Rapid Check will maximize customer [...]