Peterbilt Current Media Peterbilt News Releases PETERBILT ANNOUNCES ENHANCEMENTS TO SMARTNAV Mon, 10 Sep 2018 15:25:42 GMT <p>Peterbilt Motors Company announced today enhancements to the Peterbilt SmartNav&reg; system.</p> <p>As part of the enhancements Peterbilt will now offer the PeopleNet app fully integrated into the SmartNav display, eliminating the need for PeopleNet users to wire and install a secondary device. The integration includes an ethernet connection for enhanced data security, the ability to use the app for electronic logging device functionality and integration of fleet management systems for Peterbilt customers.</p> PETERBILT GRADUATES 50TH FACTORY TRAINED TECHNICIAN CLASS Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:13:20 GMT <p>Today Peterbilt Motors Company certified the graduation of the Peterbilt Technician Institute&rsquo;s (PTI) 50th graduating class.</p> PETERBILT STARTS PRODUCTION OF NEW MODEL 579 ULTRALOFT Mon, 09 Jul 2018 13:22:13 GMT <p>Today Peterbilt Motors Company delivered the keys to the first production unit of the new Model 579 UltraLoft to David Freymiller, President and CEO of Oklahoma City based Freymiller Trucking.</p> <p></p> PETERBILT TRUCKS INTRODUCE BENDIX WINGMAN FUSION AS STANDARD Thu, 28 Jun 2018 16:09:31 GMT <p>Peterbilt Motors Company announces Bendix® Wingman® Fusion™ as standard on the Model 579.</p> <p>Through a unique combination of camera, radar and braking systems, Bendix Wingman Fusion provides a full set of collision mitigation technologies and driver alerts that greatly enhance driver safety.</p> PACCAR TRANSMISSION NOW AVAILABLE WITH PACCAR MX-11 ENGINES Thu, 28 Jun 2018 16:07:35 GMT <p>Peterbilt Motors Company announces that the PACCAR MX-11 engine is now available with the PACCAR Transmission.</p> PETERBILT ANNOUNCES DRIVER-SAFETY FOCUSED OPTIONS FOR SLEEPER MODELS Thu, 28 Jun 2018 16:05:23 GMT <p>Peterbilt Motors Company announces two new options for Models 567 and 579 trucks: the alert switch and the pass-through seat.</p> <p>These features were designed with input from influential driver groups like the Women in Trucking Association.</p> PETERBILT SHOWCASES COMMITMENT TO INNOVATION Thu, 28 Jun 2018 16:01:25 GMT <p>Today, Peterbilt Motors Company displays its commitment to innovation.</p> <p>In an event at the new PACCAR Innovation Center, Peterbilt displayed current developmental projects, including a Level 4 autonomous truck and two Class 8 electric trucks.</p> ALL-ELECTRIC PETERBILT 579 ON DISPLAY AT ACT EXPO Thu, 03 May 2018 17:15:16 GMT <p>Peterbilt’s commitment to alternative energy solutions is showcased at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo.</p> <p>An all-electric Model 579 day cab tractor is on display in the Peterbilt booth #737.</p> PETERBILT REFUSE PRODUCT LINEUP ON DISPLAY AT WASTE EXPO Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:04:28 GMT <p>Peterbilt is exhibiting its latest innovations for the refuse market at Waste Expo. The refuse lineup, including the Models 220, 520 and 567 as well as a fully electric Model 520 will be on display in booth #2123.</p> PETERBILT CELEBRATES SUPERFAN FINALIST Mon, 26 Mar 2018 20:28:06 GMT <p>Today Peterbilt announced Rick McClerkin of San Jose, California as the winner of its SuperFan search.</p> <p>In a ceremony at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky, Peterbilt General Manager Kyle Quinn presented the keys of Peterbilt’s One Millionth truck, a Model 567 Heritage, to the ultimate SuperFan.</p> PETERBILT NOW OFFERING PACCAR 20K AND 22K STANDARD TRACK AXLE Mon, 26 Mar 2018 20:26:23 GMT <p>Today Peterbilt announced the availability of the standard track configuration of the PACCAR 20k &amp; 22k Steer Axle beginning May 2018.</p> <p>PACCAR’s heavy duty steer axles are available on Models 567, 520, 389, 367, 365 and 348 and is ideal for the industry’s most demanding vocational applications such as heavy haul, refuse and construction. It is available with either disc or drum brakes and allows for a turning radius of up to 50 degrees.</p> OnGuardACTIVE AVAILABLE ON PETERBILT MEDIUM DUTY LINEUP Tue, 06 Mar 2018 14:16:40 GMT <p>Today Peterbilt Motors Company announced the availability of WABCO’s OnGuardACTIVE™ safety system on its medium duty Models 348, 337 and 220.</p> PETERBILT WORK TRUCK PRODUCT LINEUP ON DISPLAY AT NTEA Tue, 06 Mar 2018 14:14:19 GMT <p>Peterbilt Motors Company proudly displays its product lineup at the National Truck Equipment Association Work Truck Show® in Indianapolis.</p> <p>Peterbilt models on display in booth #1811 include: Model 220 in sweeper and refuse container configurations, a Model 337 box van, Model 348 water truck and a Model 567 crane truck.</p> PETERBILT ANNOUNCES FLOWBELOW FAIRING SYSTEM AVAILABLE FOR MODEL 579 TRACTORS Mon, 26 Feb 2018 20:55:17 GMT <p>Peterbilt announces the FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit™ rear fairing system for the Model 579, beginning Q2 2017.</p> <p></p> PETERBILT ANNOUNCES ALLSTATE PETERBILT AS DEALER OF THE YEAR Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:05:19 GMT <p>Peterbilt Motors Company names Allstate Peterbilt as the 2017 Dealer of the Year.</p> <p>The award was presented at the 2018 Peterbilt Dealer Meeting held in Scottsdale, Arizona. The annual two day business meeting brings together Peterbilt dealers from across North America. The meeting includes presentations and breakout sessions, with focused reviews on strengthening the dealer network and providing an industry leading sales and service experience to customers.</p> <p></p> PETERBILT LAUNCHES NEW MODEL 579 ULTRALOFT Thu, 15 Feb 2018 21:26:45 GMT <p>Today Peterbilt Motors Company introduced the new Model 579 UltraLoft.</p> <p>The UltraLoft offers drivers an integral cab and sleeper design for Peterbilt’s flagship on-highway Model 579 that provides the ultimate level of driver comfort and the distinctive style and quality Peterbilt is known for.</p> <p></p> PETERBILT REACHES 1,000,000 VEHICLE MILESTONE Wed, 10 Jan 2018 16:51:44 GMT <p>Today Peterbilt Motors Company announced the production of the 1,000,000th Peterbilt vehicle. The Model 567 Heritage rolled off the assembly line at the company’s Denton, Texas manufacturing facility.</p> PETERBILT SHOWCASES COMMITMENT TO ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY Tue, 09 Jan 2018 18:49:12 GMT <p>Peterbilt Motors Company solidifies its position as an industry technology leader during its display at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).</p> PETERBILT COMPLETES DISC BRAKE STANDARDIZATION ON MODEL 579 Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:19:50 GMT <p>Peterbilt Motors Company announced today that rear disc brakes are now available on Peterbilt Model 579 completing the standardization of disc brakes for this model.</p> PETERBILT CELEBRATES 1,000,000TH TRUCK MILESTONE WITH PETERBILT SUPERFAN CAMPAIGN Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:19:41 GMT <p>Peterbilt Motors Company will celebrate a significant milestone with the production of its 1,000,000th truck in mid-January 2018.</p> <p></p>