Model 579

Peterbilt to tote teen country pop act at Cincinnati Reds’ opening-day fest

Country music act Jetset Getset will perform their "Mile a Minute" trucking track on a flatbed behind a 75th-anniversary Peterbilt 579 in the Cincinnati Reds Opening Day Parade March 31.

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First Peterbilt 579 delivered

Peterbilt Motors Company announced the delivery of the first Model 579 to TMC Transportation of Des Moines, Iowa.

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Chicago dealership hosts 579 tour

JX Peterbilt is bringing the Model 579 to the Chicagoland area for a customer event that will feature interactive displays, a cookout, raffles, and ride-alongs and test drives of the new vehicle.

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Peterbilt 579 gets SmartWay designation

Peterbilt announced its new 579 model has received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay designation. The model meets the program’s established set of fuel-saving, low-emission equipment specifications for new Class 8 long-haul tractors and trailers. The model features an aerodynamic styling, a new interior, vehicle system enhancements like optimal an chassis system to reduce noise and vibration and integrated powertrain configurations. Visit Peterbilt's site for more.

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Peterbilt Legend tour dates announced

Peterbilt Motors Company has announced the tour dates for the new Model 579’s “Legend Continues Tour.” Beginning this month and continuing through November, tour stops will take place at more than 40 Peterbilt dealer locations across the United States and Canada throughout the year. The “Legend Continues Tour” features an interactive 53-foot double-expandable trailer with approximately 1,000 square feet of display space. The climate controlled trailer includes kiosks and display properties that highlight the Model 579’s ...

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