Peterbilt

Trucking rebound outpaces economy, but outlook is fuzzy

| August 23, 2012

Trucking has recovered from the recession much better than the economy at large, but the rebound slowed in recent months, economist Jim Meil said. Various domestic and global trends cast doubt on what’s next. Meil, vice ...

Hours and EOBRs: Operator challenge No. 2

| August 03, 2012

Using a survey and our social media channels, we quizzed readers about what they saw as the No. 1 problem for owner-operators. Here’s a closer look at challenge No. 2 of the top five, Hours ...

Peterbilt upgrades 382 suspension

| July 31, 2012

Peterbilt's Model 382 will now be available with the Air Leaf, Low Air Leaf and Air Trac drive axle suspensions.

Peterbilt to host customer experience events

| July 19, 2012

Peterbilt Motors Company will host several events throughout 2012 aimed at giving customers firsthand experience of the company’s product lineup and Paccar manufacturing facilities. Customers will have the option of test driving different vehicles and ...

Peterbilt 579 gets SmartWay designation

| July 13, 2012

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. ...

Fleet conference to discuss viability of alt fuels

| July 12, 2012

The CVOC, held prior to GATS, will feature much discussion on natural gas as a viable fuel option.

Peterbilt launches Model 579 production

| July 12, 2012

Peterbilt on Wednesday, July 11, announced that it now is producing its new Model 579.

Have you seen this custom truck lately?

| June 22, 2012

A look back here a few years to the Custom Rigs magazine vid of Doug Fisher's The Gambler 2007 Peterbilt 379 Legacy edition, which among other features sports of an actual shotgun as the shifter ...

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