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Peterbilt Brings Model 579 Truck to TMC with 14% Better Fuel Efficiency

February 18, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, News
Peterbilt Brings Model 579 Truck to TMC with 14% Better Fuel Efficiency

Peterbilt Motors Co. brought along its finest in fuel economy to the TMC Annual Meeting with its aerodynamic flagship Model 579 EPIQ, including the Paccar MX-13 engine. “The Model 579 EPIQ is revolutionizing the industry with its aerodynamic efficiency, optimized powertrain and innovative fuel-saving technologies,” said Darrin Siver, Peterbilt’s general [...]

Peterbilt Lauds its Leading Truck Dealerships at Desert Business Meeting

February 10, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News

Peterbilt Motors Co. has named Cervus Equipment Peterbilt as its 2014 North American Dealer of the Year for its consistently high level of customer satisfaction, the significant growth of its heavy- and medium-duty truck and Paccar MX engine sales and quadrupling its number of locations. The award was the first [...]

Peterbilt Truck Debuts its Model 567 Set-forward Front Axle Configuration

February 5, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
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Peterbilt launched a new set-forward front axle configuration for its flagship vocational Model 567 during this week’s 2015 World of Concrete show in Las Vegas. The new truck is ideal for mixer and other weight-conscious applications. “The Model 567 SFFA (set-forward front axle) lets customers maximize payloads while helping meet [...]

Paccar Reports Record 2014 Revenues; Truck Deliveries Up

February 2, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
Paccar Reports Record 2014 Revenues; Truck Deliveries Up

Paccar announced Friday that it achieved record revenues of $18.99 billion in 2014 compared to revenues of $17.12 billion in 2013. The company reported net income of $1.36 billion in 2014, which is an increase of 16 percent compared to $1.17 billion earned last year. Fourth quarter 2014 net sales [...]

Record High Production for Peterbilt’s Model 320 Low-cab Forward Truck

January 29, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
Production at a Record High for Peterbilt’s Model 320 Truck

Peterbilt’s low-cab forward Model 320 reached record production last year with more than 1,600 trucks built, a 12 percent year-over-year increase, according to the truckbuilder. The specialty vehicle, which is used primarily in refuse operations and concrete pumper applications, was recently introduced with an entirely new interior. A right-hand, stand-up [...]

Peterbilt Wraps Up 75th Anniversary Tour With 100 Nationwide Events

January 27, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
Peterbilt Wraps Up 75th Anniversary Tour With 100 Nationwide Events

Traveling throughout North America for eight months, Peterbilt’s 75th anniversary truck and trailer has concluded its tour after visiting nearly 100 events and attracting almost 20,000 attendees. The centerpiece of the tour was a custom-built, double-expandable, 53-foot trailer highlighted by a Paccar MX-13 engine, along with Peterbilt memorabilia, interactive displays, [...]

Paccar Truck Leasing Names its Service Managers of the Year

December 19, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News

Robert Elliott of Rush Truck Leasing in Tampa Bay, Fla., and Buddy Newton of MHC Truck Leasing in Colorado Springs, Colo., have been named Paccar Leasing Co.’s Peterbilt and Kenworth service managers of the year. The awards were presented at Paccar Leasing’s maintenance management seminar recently held in Anaheim, Calif. Regional [...]

Peterbilt Network Opens its 3rd Truck Dealership — This One in Manitoba

November 19, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
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Peterbilt Manitoba Ltd. added a third dealership to its group with the opening of Peterbilt Manitoba-East, a parts and service facility in Springfield, Manitoba, just east of Winnipeg, Peterbilt Motors Co. announced this week. “We’re pleased to add a new location to our network and expand our ability to serve [...]

TRP Expands its Offering of Trucking Parts to Include Turbochargers

November 11, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fleet Management, Owner Operators
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Fleet managers and truck operators can rely on even greater parts availability with TRP’s newly expanded offering of replacement parts, including TRP turbochargers, power steering pumps, windshield wash and LED work lamps. “Truck operators spend so much of their time on the road, the last thing they want to do [...]

Peterbilt’s New Special Edition Model 389 Truck Now in Production

November 6, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Image, Owner Operators
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Peterbilt Motors Co. says its new Pride & Class special edition Model 389 tractor is currently in production and shipping to customers and Peterbilt dealerships throughout North America. “Peterbilt has defined the look of trucking for generations and the new Model 389 Pride & Class embodies that spirit of bold [...]