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  • Peterbilt shows off autonomous truck

    May 31, 2015 7:28PM by James Menzies

    Advanced Driver Assist system combines camera and GPS capabilities

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    Peterbilt’s Model 579 EPIQ opening doors with large fleets

    May 29, 2015 4:37PM by James Menzies

    Peterbilt says its Model 579 and new EPIQ package are giving it an unprecedented appeal to large fleet buyers

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    OOIDA members qualify for $1,000 off new Peterbilt trucks

    April 9, 2015 7:22AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas — Members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) are being offered a $1,000 cash rebate on the purchase of a qualifying Peterbilt truck. Three trucks qualify for the rebate: the Model 579 with 72-, 78- or 80-inch

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    Peterbilt offering free extended warranty on trucks financed by Paccar

    April 2, 2015 6:49AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas — Buy a new Peterbilt from dealer inventory over the next year, finance it through Paccar Financial and you’ll get a free extended warranty. That’s the offer from Peterbilt, on trucks purchased before March 31, 2016. Trucks must

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    Peterbilt’s Model 567 available in all-wheel drive

    March 10, 2015 6:10AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt has announced it’s Model 567 can now be ordered with all-wheel drive. “The Model 567 was engineered to be a rugged, durable workhorse and we continue to expand its capabilities through new features and configurations to

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    Peterbilt expedites service times with Rapid Check

    February 26, 2015 5:11AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt is now offering a new quick assessment service program across its North American dealer network, designed to provide customers with diagnostics and an estimate of needed repairs in two hours or less. Rapid Check will be

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    Peterbilt sees increased demand for Model 320

    January 29, 2015 8:35AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt says its Model 320 low-cab forward truck achieved record production in 2014, with more than 1,600 units built. That’s a 12% increase from the previous year. The specialty truck is used in refuse operations and concrete

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    Peterbilt Manitoba adds third dealership

    November 17, 2014 2:24PM by Truck News

    SPRINGFIELD, Man. — Peterbilt Manitoba has added a third dealership to its group with the opening of Peterbilt Manitoba-East, a parts and service facility in Springfield, just east of Winnipeg. “We’re pleased to add a new location to our network

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    Driving the Peterbilt Model 567 vocational truck

    October 17, 2014 9:42AM by James Menzies

    If you’re looking for a vocational truck that looks great, provides excellent visibility and a smooth, quiet ride, the Peterbilt Model 567 won’t disappoint

  • Peterbilt demonstrates autonomous-assist

    September 18, 2014 9:21AM by Dale Amy

    Truck uses GPS to chart course then drives to its destination without input from the driver

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    September 2, 2014 12:05PM by James Menzies

    Since I was in town, Peterbilt was gracious enough to also provide a 567 dump truck for me to drive. I took this truck out on some rough, under-construction highways as well as some back roads outside Denton. It wasn’t

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    September 2, 2014 11:31AM by James Menzies

    Peterbilt’s new Model 579 has been a hit right out of the gate and it promises to be even more popular with the introduction of its EPIQ package, which the truck maker says will improve fuel economy another 10%. The

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    Driving the Peterbilt Model 579 EPIQ

    August 22, 2014 10:37AM by James Menzies

    Peterbilt’s Model 579 got a lot more fuel-efficient with the introduction of the EPIQ package, a set of specifications that can improve fuel mileage by as much as 10%. We travelled to Texas to drive the 579 EPIQ.

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    Peterbilt launches Model 579 configurator

    August 1, 2014 3:51PM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt has developed a new Model 579 configurator tool, which allows customers to design their own truck online. “The new online configurator lets users build their own Model 579 in a fun, immersive way,” said Todd Acker,

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    Peterbilt’s Model 220 now in production

    July 17, 2014 3:51PM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt has announced its new medium-duty cabover Model 220 is now in full production. The truck is being produced in Mexicali, Mexico and can be ordered in a Class 6/7 configuration. “The new Model 220 brings customers