Peterbilt

Several major truck, engine makers awarded $20M to build SuperTruck II

The DOE announced the SuperTruck II program earlier this year. The goal, it says, is to double so-called freight efficiency on Class 8 tractor-trailers by driving down fuel consumption. The program follows up on the original SuperTruck program, which handed out the same $20 million to major truck and engine makers in 2010 to improve fuel economy over 2009 tractor-trailers by 50 percent.

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Beauty shots of Pride & Polish champs/winners, full list of winners from GATS

The 2015-2016 Overdrive's Pride & Polish season concluded Saturday at the Great American Trucking Show, where six trucks and their owners were named the season's national champions. Here are beauty shots of those rigs, along with shots of the show's five Best of Show rigs.

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Peterbilt now offering Cummins Westport nat gas engines on Model 567

The engine emissions are 90 percent lower than the current EPA NOx limit, Peterbilt says, because of a three-way catalyst in the aftertreatment, advanced engine calibration and a closed crankcase ventilation system.

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Peterbilt offering Bendix Wingman Fusion on 579, 567 models

Wingman Fusion uses radar, video, multiple sensors and the truck's braking system to create an view of everything going on around the truck.

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Pride & Polish championship preview: Limited-Mileage Combo finalists

A look at the four rigs vying for the Overdrive's Pride & Polish National Championship in the Limited-Mileage Combo category.

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Pride & Polish championship preview: Working Bobtail finalists

A look at the four rigs vying for the Overdrive's Pride & Polish National Championship in the Working Bobtail category.

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Video: Owner-op Rod Miller brings new aero Pete 386 to custom truck circuit

Video of Chance 2 Transport owner Rod Miller's new highly customized Peterbilt 386 glider. Miller's one of few operators to bring a tricked out aero Pete to the truck beauty show circuit.

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Peterbilt vocational Model 520 expands refuse lineup

The truck features a dual-seated/dual-drive configuration that allows customers to operate the vehicle from both sides of the cab, including dual controls for the parking brakes, HVAC system and stereo.

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Photo gallery: 75 Chrome Pride & Polish competitors, full list of winners from year’s first show

The first Overdrive's Pride & Polish show truck contest wrapped up Sunday in Wildwood, Fla., at the 75 Chrome Shop, where dozens of competitors showed to participate in the annual April-held event. Here's a gallery of competitors and the full list of winners.

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75 Chrome Shop Pride & Polish sends six more rigs to 2016 championship

Four custom show trucks won Best of Show honors at the annual 75 Chrome Shop Pride & Polish show held in Wildwood, Fla., this weekend, sending all four to compete in the 2016 Pride & Polish National Championship.

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