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.
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.
One of America’s oldest family-owned trucking companies didn’t get that way by being, well, old. In fact, the Decker Truck Line fleet is turning younger than ever, and it’s a nimble, proactive approach to growth strategy and market conditions that continues to guide the Fort Dodge, Iowa-based firm.
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.
Jacksonville-based Advanced Disposal System is the largest privately held waste company in the country, with a 3,000-truck fleet and a footprint in 20 states. However, CEO Richard Burke prefers to focus on the company culture.
The Peterbilt nameplate on Valley Tank and Container equipment these days is identical to the one that adorned Johnny Verschuur’s classic Model 379 a couple decades ago. But trust that the medium-duty Peterbilts in the fleet are very different.
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.