This issue of First Class focuses on innovative business leaders from very different industries who have embraced change and successfully partnered with Peterbilt to navigate their way through it.
Based on the success of the aerodynamic Model 579 EPIQ sleeper truck, Peterbilt has introduced the aerodynamic, fuel-efficient Model 579 EPIQ day cab. “Fleets wanting to operate fuel-efficient day cabs have been an underserved market, and Peterbilt is pleased to provide the new Model 579 EPIQ day cab,” says Robert Woodall, Peterbilt Assistant General Manager of Sales and Marketing.
Peterbilt Motors Company recently presented the first production Model 567 Heritage – a new version of their iconic Peterbilt model with exclusive interior and exterior styling features – to Hinz Trucking, whose executives drove it off the assembly line at Peterbilt’s Denton, Texas manufacturing facility.
Since the first installation of a PACCAR MX-11 Engine into a Peterbilt truck earlier this year, the lightweight, fuel-efficient engine has been exceeding the company’s expectations and those of its customers, according to company officials.
Decker Truck Line in Fort Dodge, Iowa, is marking its 85th year as a family-owned and operated business. Peterbilt manufactured its first truck in 1939 — Decker pulled its first load in 1931.
Peterbilt has finished three plant expansion projects and is nearing completion of a fourth at its Denton, Texas, manufacturing facility.
The Peterbilt Preferred loyalty card program is celebrating 10 years of promoting best-in-class products and offering members savings on parts and services.
The Cummins Westport ISL-G Near Zero engine, with emissions 90 percent lower than the current EPA NOx limit, will soon be available for Peterbilt Models 567, 520 and 320, Peterbilt has announced.
The Hendrickson SOFTEK NXT integrated monoleaf suspension and steer axle system is now available for the Model 579 and the Model 567 with set forward axles, Peterbilt has announced.
The Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI) has graduated more than 200 service technicians, grown to three campuses and expanded its scope to include training for fleet customers’ service technicians, Peterbilt recently announced.