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Business, Equipment

Peterbilt Offers New Endurant Transmission

Peterbilt Motors Co. announced the new 12-speed Endurant transmission is available in the company’s 579 and 567 regional and linehaul models using the Cummins X15 Efficiency series engine in ratings up to 510 horsepower and 1,850 pound feet of torque.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 9, 2017
Business

Paccar’s Net Income Down in Second Quarter Despite Revenue Surge

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Second-quarter net income declined for truck maker Paccar Inc., even though revenue increased for the Bellevue, Wash.-based parent of Kenworth Trucks and Peterbilt Motors.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
July 25, 2017
Business, Equipment

Class 8 Orders Surge 40% in June, Eclipse 18,000

Class 8 orders surge 40% in June Volvo

Class 8 orders cleared 18,000 in June, a 40% year-over-year gain, according to ACT Research Co.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 10, 2017
Business

Peterbilt Truck Celebrates Canada’s 150th Anniversary

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Peterbilt will produce a Model 389 Canadian 150th Anniversary edition to salute Canada’s history using distinctive styling and exclusive Canadian features, the truck manufacturer said.

Transport Topics
April 20, 2017
Business, Special Coverage

Kenworth, Peterbilt Refresh Truck Offerings

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kenworth Trucks and Peterbilt Motors said they will offer Allison TC10 fully automatic transmissions on selected models, that they are starting certified pre-owned truck sales programs and that they will soon offer as standard Bendix Wingman Advanced safety systems on certain models.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
April 3, 2017
Business

Kenworth, Peterbilt Offer Allison TC10

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kenworth Truck Co. and Peterbilt Motors Co. said they will be offering Allison TC10 fully automatic transmissions on selected models, that they are starting certified pre-owned truck sales programs and that they soon will offer as standard, in certain cases, Bendix Wingman Advanced safety systems.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 27, 2017
Business

Allstate Peterbilt Group Acquires Harrison Truck Parts

Allstate Peterbilt Group

A St. Louis Park-based truck parts and service company has expanded its footprint into Central Minnesota.

Vicki Ikeogu | St. Cloud (Minn.) Times
January 31, 2017
Business

Peterbilt Adds Safety Option From Bendix

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Peterbilt Motors Co. is adding Bendix Wingman Advanced as an option to its medium-duty Models 337 and 348, providing collision mitigation technology that improves safety and integrates with the Bendix ESP full-stability system.

Transport Topics
November 21, 2016
Business

Kenworth, Peterbilt to Return to MATS; Still Considering Decision on Rival Show

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Kenworth Trucks and Peterbilt Motors will return to the Mid- America Trucking Show in March after their one-year hiatus, and, so far, these Paccar Inc. brands will be the only North American heavy-duty truck makers to attend.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
October 24, 2016
Business

Peterbilt Offers New ISL G Engine

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Truck maker Peterbilt Motors Co. will soon offer the Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero engine as an option on three of its vocational trucks, the Denton, Texas-based manufacturer said Aug. 30.

Transport Topics
August 30, 2016

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