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.
The greatest benefits of Peterbilt ownership are realized by those customers who have a clear sense of their cost of ownership.
Peterbilt’s Denton, Texas, manufacturing facility recently produced its 500,000th truck — a Model 579 equipped with a PACCAR MX-13 Engine that the company presented to Werner Enterprises during a ceremony held at the plant.
Peterbilt recently broke ground on a 102,000 square-foot expansion to its heavy-duty truck manufacturing facility in Denton, Texas. The new building will be located just north of the plant and provide additional capacity for production and testing.