Designed to minimize operator fatigue and maximize productivity, a new column-mounted shifter is now available on the Peterbilt Models 579 and 567 equipped with the new automated PACCAR Transmission. The shifter will be standard on these trucks as well as those equipped with Eaton Advantage and Ultra Shift AMTs.
With features offering reduced maintenance and greater operational efficiency, the Bendix® Versajust® LS slack adjuster and the Bendix® Eversure® spring brake are now available on Peterbilt trucks as factory options.
Peterbilt Motors Company has been recognized with three prestigious Manufacturing Leadership Awards from Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council, the company has announced.
The Peterbilt Model 520 has quickly grown its presence in the refuse industry, leading to expectations of a rapidly growing build rate of Peterbilt’s latest vocational vehicle.
Citing an ongoing commitment to customer support, Peterbilt has announced record dealer growth by adding a total of 93 new locations over the last four years. In addition, many locations have been expanded or upgraded, vastly enhancing the responsiveness and coverage of the network.
Setting even higher levels of assurance for customers in the previously owned commercial vehicle market, Peterbilt has introduced the PACCAR Engine Pre-Owned Warranty for Peterbilt Red Oval-certified truck customers.
Peterbilt implemented its industry-leading Engineered Routings in all configurations of the Models 579 and 567 as well as in the iconic Model 389, further enhancing serviceability across its product lines, the company announced.
New fuel-economy technologies, including advances in the Department of Energy SuperTruck program, highlighted Peterbilt’s recent presentation during the Future Truck Task Force Leadership session at the 2017 Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting.
The FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit™ rear fairing system will be available for Model 579 tractors beginning in the second quarter of 2017, Peterbilt has announced.
Peterbilt has improved Power Take-Off (PTO) access on the Model 220, resulting in both streamlined mounting and easier serviceability, the company has announced.
Meritor MFS+ lightweight axles are now available on Peterbilt Class 7 and 8 vehicles in standard and wide-track configurations, Peterbilt has announced. The MFS+ front axle provides the durability and performance of the existing MFS axle but with significant weight savings.