PACCAR is launching a new proprietary tandem axle that is the industry’s lightest and most efficient axle in its class. “PACCAR is pleased to deliver the most fuel-efficient axle in the industry to complement the superior performance and fuel economy of our PACCAR MX Engines” says Landon Sproull, PACCAR vice president.
Peterbilt trucks powered by a 2017 PACCAR MX engine will provide customers new horsepower and torque ratings, higher performance and lower cost of ownership, Peterbilt recently announced.
Peterbilt’s Red Oval certified pre-owned truck program now includes PacLease trucks with the complimentary Red Oval Assurance Warranty that provides engine and aftertreatment coverage for vehicles up to five model years or 550,000 miles, Peterbilt recently announced.
Peterbilt received three prestigious Manufacturing Leadership Awards from Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council. Specifically, Peterbilt was recognized for Test Flow Improvement and Truck Assembly Process Efficiency, with the latter also receiving a Higher Achiever award.
Peterbilt will work with Cummins to develop new technologies under the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SuperTruck II program, the company has announced.
Peterbilt recently hosted a two-day Body Integration course at its Denton, Texas manufacturing facility, featuring speakers on topics such as electrical architecture, software updates, system programming, chassis information and body company support.
Peterbilt has introduced a new formulation for its complete lineup of Axalta coatings used on its heavy-duty truck cabs and sleepers that enhances color qualities and durability. Additionally, the new coatings make production more environmentally friendly and reduce the company’s carbon footprint.
PACCAR Parts Fleet Services enables customers to streamline the parts procurement process for effective fleet management. The service provides a central ordering process for large fleets with 250 or more trucks.
PACCAR has started an engineering program with Allison Transmission to release the fully automatic Allison TC10® in the latest PACCAR models. The TC10 transmission will be offered in the Peterbilt Models 567 and 579 with both PACCAR and Cummins engines.
The Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI) has expanded with a third location in Exton, Pa. PTI graduates approximately 100 students per year and places them into service technician careers throughout the Peterbilt dealer network.