Paccar

Kenworth T700 tour returns

Veteran trucker Mike McDowell is driving a Kenworth T700 equipped with a 2010 Paccar MX from Maine to Texas in an encore of the truck tour that began this summer, Paccar announced. After the tour’s Canadian run ends in Moncton, New Brunswick, Oct. 1, it will continue with a stop at C-B Kenworth-Bangor in Hermon, Maine, Oct. 5. The tour will make the following stops through Oct. 28: Tri-State Kenworth, Enfield, Conn., Oct. 7; Youngstown Kenworth, Hubbard, ...

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Peterbilt ramps up training for new 12.9-liter MX

Production of Paccar’s new 12.9-liter MX engine has begun at the new plant in Columbus, Miss.

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Paccar looks to suppliers

Dan Sobic said a recovering truck market will demand quality and cooperation from vehicle and supplier manufacturers.

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Feature Article: An on-highway standard

Peterbilt’s new aero Model 587 combines improvements to achieve new level of efficiency.

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Peterbilt launches all-wheel drive for 337, 348

Peterbilt Motors Co. on Tuesday, March 9, launched All-Wheel Drive (AWD) for its vocational models 337 and 348.

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LogBook

IdleAire pulls the plug, truckers urge hours flexibility, intermodal transport gained market share against trucks, EPA revises its 2010 engine emission guidance and more are issues covered.

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Paccar to open engine plant

Paccar announced the official introduction of its MX series diesel engines and the opening this summer of its new engine plant in Columbus, Miss., during a press event at the Paccar Technical Center in Mount Vernon, Wash., on Feb. 5. Not many companies are taking such steps during “the worst economy in decades,” said Paccar Chairman and CEO Mark Pigott. He credited Paccar’s ability to invest more than $1 billion in its engine initiative over the ...

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Peterbilt air cleaner and cap

Peterbilt has developed an all new proprietary stainless steel cowl mounted air cleaner and cap.

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Paccar to open engine plant

Paccar invested more than $1 billion in its engine initiative over the last decade.

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