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    Peterbilt introducing standard track steer axles

    March 23, 2018 4:27PM by Truck News

    Peterbilt will make standard track configurations of Paccar’s 20k and 22k steer axles beginning this May. Paccar’s heavy-duty steer axles are available on Models 567, 520, 389, 367, 365 and 348, and are ideal for vocational applications such as heavy-haul,

  • Registration for Truxpo now open

    March 1, 2018 5:12PM by Truck West

    ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – Western Canadian trucking show Truxpo is back in 2018 and is promising to offer expanded features for those attending the biennial event. “This year really will be bigger and better than ever for Truxpo,” said national show

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    Peterbilt improves its Model 220

    March 17, 2017 11:49AM by Truck West

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt announced updates to its model 220, as well as an enhanced frame layout for better clearance for PTO installation through the left-hand rail. Peterbilt said the enhanced design features and options result in weight savings, better

  • Peterbilt offering Wingman Advanced in medium-duty truck models

    November 2, 2016 10:43AM by Truck West

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt has added collision mitigation system Bendix Wingman Advanced to its medium-duty truck models 337 and 348. “The introduction of Bendix Wingman Advanced further establishes Peterbilt as a safety leader,” said Scott Newhouse, Peterbilt chief engineer. “This

  • Canadian and US Peterbilt customers take part in first Pride and Class Parade

    October 21, 2016 1:08PM by Truck West

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt’s first Pride and Class Parade took place in Denton’s Downtown Square, with nearly 50 customers from Canada and the US taking part. With trucks ranging from a 1948 Model 350 to current production models, Peterbilt also

  • Peterbilt makes news on 579 EPIQ, SmartLINQ and Denton expansion

    October 2, 2016 1:47AM by Truck West

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Peterbilt is set to offer the aerodynamic Model 579 EPIQ day cab, new technology elements to its SmartLINQ remote diagnostics platform and have completed an expansion to its Denton, Texas manufacturing facility. Making the announcements during

  • Improved MX engines and proprietary axle coming from Paccar

    October 1, 2016 7:13PM by Truck West

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Landon Sproull, assistant vice-president of Paccar, announced the 2017 MX-13 and MX-11 engines would offer improved power, torque and fuel efficiency, increasing uptime and making Paccar engines ‘much more profitable to operate.’ “The Paccar MX-13 and

  • Peterbilt Manitoba receives award of excellence

    September 26, 2016 4:36PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Peterbilt Manitoba’s Winnipeg location was awarded the Peterbilt 2016 Canada Region First Class Service Excellence Award. The award recognizes Peterbilt locations that provide the highest level of service in the company’s network, continuing its effort to provide

  • Peterbilt holds second body integration course

    August 29, 2016 6:26PM by Truck West

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt Motors held its body integration course Aug. 24-25, featuring segment managers and experts speaking on topics like electrical architecture, software updates, system programming, chassis information and body company support. The course in intended to educate the

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    Design you own Model 579 with Peterbilt’s new app

    May 11, 2016 4:16PM by Truck West

    DENTON, Texas – Have some fun building your very own Peterbilt Model 579 with a new app that can be downloaded for free from the Apple App Store. “Peterbilt’s Model 579 configurator app provides an educational, entertaining way to engage

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    Peterbilt improves chassis routings

    February 29, 2016 5:52PM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Peterbilt has introduced new chassis routings for its Models 579 and 567, which the company says provides easier access and improve durability. The new chassis routings run the length of the truck, and organize air, electrical and

  • Peterbilt’s Denton plant celebrates 35th anniversary

    December 22, 2015 3:27PM by Truck West

    DENTON, Texas – In 1980, ‘Old No. 1’ rolled off Peterbilt’s assembly line in Denton, Texas, and the company, which has produced nearly 500,000 trucks since, is now celebrating 35 years of ‘quality, safety, efficiency and innovation.’ “The value Peterbilt’s

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    Peterbilt releases 2016 calendar

    December 17, 2015 3:19PM by Truck West

    DENTON, Texas – It’s the time of year to get yourself a new calendar, and this year, the Peterbilt tradition continues, showcasing trucks, scenery and a complete smorgasbord of company models, one featured every month. “Peterbilt’s 2016 calendar showcases the

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    Auto-start technology takes battery charging duties under its wing

    December 15, 2015 12:20PM by Truck West

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt’s has enhanced its SmartAir no-idle system with auto-start technology, which uses the air-conditioning system and electric-powered devices to keep main and auxiliary batteries charged. “SmartAir is a popular feature which allows customers to reduce fuel costs,

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    New gift items for the Peterbilt lover in your family

    December 10, 2015 8:20PM by Truck West

    DENTON, Texas – Just in time for the Christmas season, Peterbilt has added more than 50 new items to its 2016 gift and merchandise collection. Items include over 15 new styles of headware, more than 20 apparel items for men,