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KW, Peterbilt Trucks Recalled Over Seatbelt Buckles, Door Latches

February 10, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News, Owner Operators, Regulations, Safety

Paccar Inc. is recalling thousands of model year 2014 Kenworth T660, T680, T700,T800, T880, W900, T440, T470, T370, T270, T170, C500, and C550 chassis manufactured between Aug. 7, 2013, and Oct. 31, 2013, as well as Peterbilt 320, 325, 330, 337, 348, 365, 367, 382, 384, 386, 388, 389, and [...]

New TRP Website Simplifies Truck Fleet Parts Searches

February 7, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Technology

Renton, Wash.-based TRP has unveiled a new user-friendly website that provides truck fleets and owner operators a searchable online catalog and detailed information on its full line of all-makes aftermarket parts. The website, located at TRPParts.com, also features the latest specials offered across the United States, Canada, and Mexico on [...]

Peterbilt Trucks Celebrating its 75th Anniversary All Year Long

January 17, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News
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Peterbilt celebrates its 75th anniversary this year with a raft of commemorative events, including a North American tour with a specialized museum-on-wheels trailer, a limited-edition Model 579 anniversary tractor, and even a colorful 250-page coffee table book. From the very first truck custom built in 1939 to the newest Models [...]

Peterbilt Displays Model 567 and Other Vocational Trucks at World of Concrete

January 16, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News
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Peterbilt Motors Co. will show off its new all-purpose Model 567 and several other vocational vehicles during next week’s World of Concrete show in Las Vegas. The Model 567 can be ordered in 121- and 115-inch BBC lengths with a variety of heavy-duty components and axle configurations for increased payloads [...]

Peterbilt’s Latest Vocational 567 Model Truck Now in Full Production

December 11, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fleet Management
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Unveiled earlier this year at the Mid-America Trucking Show, Peterbilt’s newest addition to the vocational market — the Model 567 — is now in full production and can be ordered in 121-inch and 115-inch bumper-to-back-of-cab lengths. The latest model meets a range of heavy- and severe-duty tasks, including dump, mixer, [...]

Hendrickson Develops Aero Clad Bumper for 2 Peterbilt Truck Models

December 9, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment
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Hendrickson Bumper and Trim has released its all-makes Aero Clad bumpers for Peterbilt’s Model 367 and Model 587 trucks. These bumpers offer weight savings with a bright mirror-like finish and are more durable than traditional chrome metal bumpers. The Peterbilt Model 587 bumper in Aero Clad offers an additional 2.8 [...]

Peterbilt Teams Up With Tech School for Career Truck Service Technicians

December 3, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Technology
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Peterbilt Motors Co. has joined with Universal Technical Institute (UTI) to create the Peterbilt Technician Institute program, which will be an exclusive curriculum focused on comprehensive service technician training. The first 12-week program, which is currently underway, provides students with classroom and hands-on instruction covering vehicle diagnostics, maintenance and repairs, [...]

Peterbilt Named North Texas Clean Air Champion

November 18, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fuel, News
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Peterbilt Motors Co. has received the highest honor at the 2013 Working for Clean Awards from the North Texas Commission from among 26 organizations representing more than 70,000 employees. Peterbilt was named the top award winner – the North Texas Clean Air Champion – during an awards ceremony at the [...]

A Pair of Peterbilt Dealerships Open in Georgia

October 30, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News

Peterbilt has announced the opening of two new dealerships in Georgia with the purchase of Peterbilt of Albany, followed almost immediately by the opening of  Peterbilt of Tifton, both owned by John Prince. The Prince family has served South Georgia for more than 45 years with a network of automotive [...]

SAF-Holland Rear Air Suspension Option on Peterbilt Trucks

October 7, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment
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The Neway ADZ rear air suspension from SAF-Holland is now a published option on Peterbilt trucks, according to SAF-Holland, which is a leading global manufacturer of suspensions and fifth wheels. The ADZ incorporates more than a half century of proven Neway air-suspension design, engineering and testing to create a robust, [...]