Truck News


  • Product Mobile and IT

    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

  • Product Equipment

    Paccar and Allison to offer TC10 transmission in Kenworth and Peterbilt models

    April 21, 2016 3:57PM by Truck West

    DENTON, Texas – Paccar has teamed with Allison Transmissions to release a fully automatic TC10 in the company’s Kenworth T680 and T880, as well as its Peterbilt 567 and 579 models, with both Paccar and Cummins engines. “We are looking

  • Product Equipment

    Peterbilt’s new base and clear coat formulations keep the shine, reduce carbon footprint

    March 29, 2016 2:27PM by Truck West

    DENTON, Texas – Toss out that bottle of vehicle wax – Peterbilt Motors Company’s new Axalta coatings will not only keep your truck looking shiny and new, but is also environmentally friendly. “The new paint coatings have better colour characteristics

  • News Equipment

    Peterbilt expanding Denton truck plant

    March 7, 2016 1:03PM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt recently broke ground on a 102,000 sq.-ft. expansion to its heavy-duty truck manufacturing facility in Denton, Texas. The new building will provide additional room for production and testing, the company announced. “This expansion is Peterbilt’s largest

  • Cervus opens 12th Peterbilt dealership in Ontario

    January 8, 2016 4:48PM by Truck News

    BARRIE, Ont. – Cervus Equipment announced Jan. 8 the opening of a new Peterbilt dealership in Barrie, Ont. just off Highway 400 in what is called the ‘Golden Horseshoe.’ The Barrie location will offer easy access for truckers travelling the

  • 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

  • Product Equipment

    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

  • Product Equipment

    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,

  • Product Equipment

    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,

  • Product Equipment

    Peterbilt to soon release 58-inch sleeper

    December 3, 2015 4:31PM by Truck West

    DENTON, Texas – Grab a pillow and get comfy – Peterbilt has the bed for you. The 58-inch sleeper is now in production for the company’s flagship aerodynamic Model 579 and vocational Model 567, and will be available in low-

  • Feature Equipment


    November 10, 2015 1:21PM by James Menzies

    I recently travelled to Denton, Texas to drive the new Paccar MX-11 engine in a Peterbilt 579 EPIQ tractor. The MX-11 can give you up to 430 hp and 1,550 lb.-ft. of torque while saving you about 400 lbs vs

  • News Equipment

    Peterbilt shows off vocational trucks at customer event

    September 30, 2015 7:52AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt recently invited customers to its Denton, Texas truck plant for a closer look at its vocational truck line-up. The three-day event, called Commitment to Class, also included a tour of the assembly plant and test drives

  • News Equipment

    New Peterbilt dealership opened in Windsor

    July 1, 2015 12:58PM by Truck News

    WINDSOR, Ont. — Cervus Equipment has opened a new Peterbilt dealership in Windsor. The dealership opened its doors in mid-June and is situated eight kilometres away from the Windsor-Detroit border crossing. It features a 10,000 sq.-ft. full-service dealership with eight

  • Peterbilt showcases latest technologies

    June 1, 2015 9:47AM by James Menzies

    DENTON, Texas — While Peterbilt’s autonomous truck commanded the most attention at its Technology Showcase last week, the company also revealed details about other technologically advanced systems it has been working on.   Walmart Technology Demonstrator One of the most

  • Peterbilt shows off autonomous truck

    May 31, 2015 7:28PM by James Menzies

    Advanced Driver Assist system combines camera and GPS capabilities