Peterbilt

Peterbilt adding Bendix collision mitigation system to medium-duty models

Bendix Wingman Advanced gives drivers alerts to take evasive action and will actively engage braking if the system detects an imminent collision.

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Peterbilts old and new turn out for first Pride & Class Parade

Trucks ranging from a 1948 Model 350 to current 579s and 567s were on display and in town for Peterbilt’s annual employee and family open house.

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From the cabover collection: Bevy of new photos of classics by Don Christner

Don Christner photographs old rigs behind store

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Cummins, Peterbilt, Kenworth and more announce updated equipment, services at ATA conference

A bevy of trucking-related news has come out of ATA's annual fleet conference so far, including equipment updates from Paccar, Cummins and more.

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2016 GATS Best of Show winner, Working Bobtail: Equipment hauler’s dream

Boullion’s showed the Pete for four straight years at GATS, never thinking he’d pick up the coveted Best of Show nod. “It was a shock,” he says. “I still pinch myself. It’s something I’d never thought I’d even get.”

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2016 Pride & Polish National Champion, Builders Class Bobtail: From ‘ratted out’ to rat rod

Following a few years off from the showing his small fleet’s trucks, Minnesota-based aggregates hauler Jonathan Eilen said he wanted to “come back and make a statement” on the Pride & Polish circuit this year. Just six weeks after qualifying, Eilen left GATS with his statement made and a National Championship trophy in hand.

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2016 Pride & Polish National Champion, Builders Class Combo: A father’s special truck build

Nearly 2,000 metal puzzle pieces adorn the inside and outside of Michael Manuel’s “One of Many.” Manuel built the rig for his 23-year-old daughter, Kara, who has autism.

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2016 Pride & Polish National Champion, Working Combo: Joe Regalado’s 2000 Pete doubles up

Regalado has only entered two shows -- last year’s GATS and this year’s. “I showed it last year for the first time, and we won Best of Show. I go back this year to the nationals and win. I’m spoiled now,” he says. Profiling the winners of 2016's Great American Trucking Show Pride & Polish...

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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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