Peterbilts win at ATD

| February 07, 2012

Two Peterbilt trucks won at the American Truck Dealers Commercial Truck of the Year awards at the ATD Convention and Expo Feb. 5.

The Peterbilt 587 SmartWay conventional tractor won in the heavy-duty (Class 8) division and the Peterbilt Model 210 low cab forward won in the medium-duty (Class 3-7) competition. Nine trucks were nominated for the awards.

Other heavy-duty award contenders were the Freightliner 114SD conventional dump truck, International ProStar Plus tractor with MaxxForce 15 engine, and the Kenworth T660 Regional Hauler with Paccar MX engine. The medium-duty truck entries were the Fuso Canter FE160 low cab forward, Isuzu NPR-HD Gas, Kenworth T440 Conventional and UD 2600 low cab forward.

Judges considered the trucks’ overall appearance, cab comfort, noise levels and interior room in choosing the winners.

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