Peterbilt air disc brakes standard

Brakes | Tires and wheels | January 25, 2012

Peterbilt has made front-axle air disc brakes standard across its entire Class 8 truck and tractor line.

Also, Peterbilt has a Speed Control Management System that provides drivers with progressive, fuel efficient shifts while coaching drivers to drive more efficiently; a new Model 382 vocational truck in both day cab and extended day cab versions; and an all-wheel-drive version of the Model 348 vocational truck.

Peterbilt Motors Company

peterbilt.com

940-591-4000

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