PETERBILT ANNOUNCES BROAD AVAILABILITY OF THE NEW CUMMINS ISX11.9 DIESEL ENGINE
Denton, TX (May 18, 2010)
Peterbilt announced the industry's broadest lineup of truck models available with the Cummins ISX11.9 diesel engine. Available for immediate order, Peterbilt offers the new Cummins engine across its vocational and conventional lineup which includes the Models 320, 365, 367, 384, 386 and 388.
"For Peterbilt customers who demand power and performance, yet are sensitive to vehicle weight, the new Cummins ISX11.9 is an ideal solution," said Bill Jackson, Peterbilt General Manager and PACCAR Vice President. "The ISX11.9 is a versatile engine that will suit our customers' needs in applications ranging from refuse and construction to short and regional haul."
The Cummins ISX11.9 is available in the ATD's Commercial Truck of the Year, the EPA SmartWay® certified Peterbilt Model 384. The Model 384 was selected due to its superior design and innovative features by a panel of journalists from leading truck publications in North America. The Model 384 is Peterbilt's most versatile performer, ideal for regional, short and pick-up and delivery routes, with the power to handle the heaviest payloads.
The Cummins ISX11.9 EPA 2010 engine delivers strong pulling power, excellent throttle response and high fuel economy numbers. It shares technology with the proven ISX15 engine including design features such as the XPI common rail fuel system and an electrically actuated VGT™ Turbocharger. Ratings range from 310-425 hp with a maximum 1650 lb-ft of peak torque.
About Cummins Inc.
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (USA), Cummins serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of more than 500 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 5,200 dealer locations. Cummins reported net income of $428 million on sales of $10.8 billion in 2009. Press releases can be found on the Web at cummins.com or everytime.cummins.com.
About Peterbilt Motors Company
Based in Denton, Texas, Peterbilt Motors Company combines a global reputation for industry-leading design, innovative engineering and fuel-efficiency solutions with superior quality to engineer a truck that stands as the "Class" of the industry. Through its nearly 300 North American dealer locations, Peterbilt also provides a comprehensive array of aftermarket support programs to complement its full lineup of on-highway, vocational and medium duty products, including alternative fuel vehicles. Customers enjoy industry-leading service and support, including preventive maintenance plans, expedited QuickCare services, automated parts inventory replenishment and 24/7 complimentary Customer Assistance through 1-800-4-Peterbilt.
Peterbilt is a PACCAR Company, traded publicly on the NASDAQ as PCAR.