Peterbilt Motors Company

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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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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Peterbilt to offer 12-liter gas engine in 2013

Peterbilt Motors Company announced it will offer the Cummins Westport ISX12 G engine starting next year. The engine will be rated up to 400 horsepower and 1,450 pounds of torque. It features spark ignition technology and a 3-way catalyst and can be configured with an LNG or CNG fuel system. Peterbilt currently offers two natural gas engine platforms for the market. The first engine is the Cummins Westport 8.9 liter ISL G with 320 horsepower at ...

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Texas governor signs natural gas bills

Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed three bills at Peterbilt Motors Co.’s plant in Denton, Texas, that support the development of natural gas initiatives in Texas, the truck maker announced. Senator Jane Nelson, Commissioner Bryan Shaw and Representatives James Keffer and Tan Parker were also in attendance. Senate Bill 20 establishes a natural gas transportation corridor in the Texas Triangle, which includes Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio, by increasing the number of natural gas refueling ...

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