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  • 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

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    Peterbilt standardizes discs on 579 rear axles

    December 13, 2017 1:13PM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt has announced it’s now making air disc brakes standard on the drive axles of its Model 579. In 2012, the company made disc brakes standard on the steer axle. “Safety is one of the driving forces

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    Peterbilt grows fleet sales, looks to build on strong 2016

    March 22, 2017 5:11PM by James Menzies

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Peterbilt in 2016 opened 25 new dealerships for the third year in a row and produced more than 36,000 trucks – the fourth highest tally in its history. Kyle Quinn, senior vice-president of Paccar and general manager

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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

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    PacLease trucks now part of Peterbilt Red Oval program

    November 7, 2016 12:46PM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt has announced its Red Oval certified pre-owned truck program has been expanded to include PacLease trucks with the complimentary Red Oval Assurance Warranty. It provides engine and aftertreatment coverage for vehicles up to five model years

  • 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

  • PacTrainer complimentary when national account customers lease new Kenworth or Peterbilt trucks

    September 26, 2016 10:49AM by Truck West

    BELLEVUE, Wash. – National account customers who lease a new Kenworth or Peterbilt truck through PacLease will receive a complimentary one year service of the safety course program PacTrainer. Developed with J.J. Keller, PacTrainer offers customers more than 360 online

  • 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