The Model 384 is the latest Class 8 Peterbilt to be approved by the EPA SmartWay program.
DENTON, Texas — Peterbilt’s Model 384 has been accepted into the EPA SmartWay program.
The truck received its EPA SmartWay certification recently, joining the Models 387 and 386. The SmartWay-certified models deliver fuel savings of 10 to 20%, according to the company.
Fuel-friendly features of the Model 384 include: an aerodynamic design; reduced chassis weight; and greater overall performance, according to Peterbilt.
“Certification by the EPA’s SmartWay program is a welcome endorsement of the Model 384 as one of our most aerodynamic and fuel efficient Class 8 vehicles,” said Bill Jackson, general manager of Peterbilt and vice-president of Paccar. “Customers can rely on the industry leading technology and environmental focus of the Model 384 to increase fuel efficiency, provide outstanding comfort and style, and improve their bottom line.”
The Model 384 comes with Peterbilt’s new Aero Package which includes: a roof fairing with trim tabs; a sleeper roof transition; enhanced chassis fairings; an aerodynamic battery/tool box; a composite sun visor; a three-inch sleeper extender; and aerodynamic mirrors. The entire package offers fuel savings of about 12%, according to the company.
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