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Peterbilt Motors Co. - Div. of Paccar Inc.


  • Peterbilt chooses Meritor to supply battery electric systems

    February 3, 2020 1:05PM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt has chosen Meritor as the primary supplier of integrated battery electric systems for its Models 579EV and 520EV. “Peterbilt is leading the charge when it comes to electrification and this agreement with Meritor is just another

  • Werner chooses electric Pete

    January 20, 2020 11:15AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt has announced it has delivered a Model 579EV to Werner Enterprises, where it’ll be put into service as part of the fleet’s battery-electric truck pilot program. “Werner Enterprises has long been regarded as an industry pioneer,

  • Peterbilt nears 40,000-mile mark with electric truck fleet

    January 7, 2020 3:37PM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Peterbilt announced at the Consumer Electronics Show that it has accumulated nearly 40,000 real-world miles with its fleet of 16 battery-electric vehicles (BEVs). “With this milestone, we continue our leadership position in the industry,” said Jason

  • Peterbilt, Kenworth to work with Dana on electric trucks

    January 7, 2020 3:27PM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Kenworth and Peterbilt both announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) they will collaborate with Dana on electric medium-duty truck powertrain development. Peterbilt will work with Dana on electrifying the Model 220EV, while Kenworth will develop

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    Strong orders, interest in UltraLoft have Peterbilt feeling good

    July 26, 2019 1:48PM by James Menzies

    RENTON, Wash. – A sudden slowdown in Class 8 truck orders isn’t alarming Peterbilt, and its new UltraLoft sleeper has opened new opportunities for the truckmaker. Those were a couple takeaways from a conversation with on-highway marketing manager Wesley Slavin,

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    Peterbilt recognizes top dealers

    February 28, 2019 9:36AM by Truck News

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Three Canadian Peterbilt dealers were recently recognized as Best-in-Class award winners. Camions Excellence Peterbilt, Peterbilt Manitoba, and Stahl Peterbilt were the Canadian recipients of awards during the truck maker’s 2019 dealer meeting. They were recognized due

  • Peterbilt graduates 50th class of technicians

    August 13, 2018 6:47AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt has graduated its 50th class of factory-trained technicians through its Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI). The institute has been in business since November 2013 and has trained more than 500 graduates. More than 95% of those graduates

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    Peterbilt’s UltraLoft enters production

    July 9, 2018 10:32AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt has begun production of its Model 579 UltraLoft, with Freymiller Trucking taking delivery of the first unit. The truck features a high roof integral cab and sleeper design for on-highway applications. “The Model 579 UltraLoft was

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    Paccar sets up shop in Silicon Valley

    June 27, 2018 5:15PM by James Menzies

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Paccar has opened an Innovation Center in Silicon Valley, becoming the first truck manufacturer to create a permanent presence there. It has resulted in increased engagement with tech start-ups and created an environment that fosters innovation, according

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    Peterbilt anticipates another record-setting year

    June 27, 2018 5:11PM by James Menzies

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Peterbilt anticipates setting records for both market share and truck build this year. Jason Skoog, Paccar vice-president and general manager of Peterbilt, said market conditions remain strong. “Strong order intake in the last half of 2017 have

  • Paccar’s Ste-Therese plant wins award

    March 16, 2018 9:38AM by Truck News

    STE-THERESE, Que. – Paccar’s Ste-Therese, Que., medium-duty truck plant has won a Frost & Sullivan award for manufacturing leadership. The award recognizes production technology advancements, and was won for the plant’s frame transfer efficiency improvement project. Paccar says the project

  • Peterbilt rolls out rebate programs

    March 2, 2018 3:39PM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt has announced several rebates for 2018 customers. Members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) are entitled to a cash rebate of $1,500 when they buy a Model 579, 567, or 389 spec’d with a sleeper.

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    Peterbilt awards top dealers

    February 20, 2018 2:32PM by Truck News

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Five Canadian Peterbilt dealerships were recently named Best in Class award winners, at the truck maker’s annual dealer meeting. Peterbilt Manitoba, Camions Excellence Peterbilt, Calgary Peterbilt, Stahl Peterbilt, and Peterbilt Trucks Pacific all received the distinction. Best

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    Peterbilt unveils driver-inspired UltraLoft sleeper

    February 15, 2018 3:18PM by James Menzies

    More storage, a flat floor, and additional headroom are among the benefits

  • Peterbilt looks to strong 2018 after record-breaking year

    February 15, 2018 1:21PM by James Menzies

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Peterbilt is coming of a record-setting year and planning to take advantage of a strong truck market in 2018. The company says it achieved a new Class 8 heavy-duty market share high in 2017, at 15.3%, surpassing