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Peterbilt 579 photos

Peterbilt introduced a new over-the-road tractor strong on aerodynamics, styling and other features Wednesday in Louisville, Ky. “The 579 integrates legendary Peterbilt quality and innovation with a product platform that delivers in every aspect of vehicle performance, productivity and safety,” said Bill Kozek, Peterbilt general manager and PACCAR vice president. “From optimized cab dimensions to an enhanced chassis design, and from driver amenities to a revamped electrical system – every design element of the 579 was ...

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Is the cabover coming back?

So why is Freighliner displaying the Argosy in its booth? The company says it's a big part of its export business.

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Volvo hybrid truck breaks records

This Volvo set speed records for hybrids. Looks very cool! See it at their booth.

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International's new vocational trick

International debuts a new vocational truck -- with a crazy/cool light show to visualize different bodies. Meet the Loadstar.

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Meet celebrities at Freightliner booth

The truck maker will have Richard Petty there Thursday to meet fans and give autographs. Truck racer Mike Ryan, who many times has won the Pikes Peak Class 8 truck race in a Freightliner, will be around during the show. His truck is on display, too. Freightliner's booth is emphasizing its history of innovation. Some of the trucks on display have retro styling from the '70 and '80 to reflect that history. All worth stopping by if you ...

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Cool Freightliner concept truck

Freightliner is trying out new design features with its Revolution concept truck at their booth. It was described as "kind of a daycab, kind of a raised roof sleeper." It's like a daycab, but a pulldown bunk converts it to a sleeper cab. What do you think of the design? The company's booth, which stresses historic innovation, includes many of its leading models with modernized version of retro graphics. Definitely worth checking out if you're at the show.

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Pete 579 boasts strong aero features

Peterbilt introduced a new over-the-road tractor strong on aerodynamics and styling.

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Bendix web-based service integrates safety systems

A Bendix web portal for fleet operators connects to three of the company’s most powerful onboard safety technologies.

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Cummins plans 15-L gas engine

At Cummins press event- company is developing a 15-liter natural gas engine (ISX15 G), expected to fully launch in 2015.

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Class 8 forecast for 2011

At Cummins press event- engine company expects class 8 truck market to reach 278,000 in 2012 and remain strong through 2014

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