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Peterbilt Scores Second Hat Trick with Awards

July 6, 2015 by sehui

DENTON, TX — Peterbilt Motors Co received not one, not two, but three awards recently and for the second year in a row.

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Paccar, Peterbilt Put Out Medium-Duty Welcome Mat

June 24, 2015 by sehui

SAINTE THERESE, QC –The truck and engine manufacturer Peterbilt and its parent company Paccar put on a show this week in Canada. They hosted dozens of medium-duty fleet owners and managers at the Paccar manufacturing facility in Sainte-Thérèse, QB, giving tours of the plant, educational seminars and test drives of the company’s Class 6-7 lineup in various configurations.

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Paccar Recalling Nearly 450 Peterbilt, Kenworth Trucks

April 29, 2015 by sehui

They are model year 2015-2016 Peterbilt 220 and Kenworth K300 trucks manufactured September 1, 2014 through March 30, 2015.

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New Peterbilt Models

April 1, 2015 by Rolf Lockwood

Peterbilt has introduced a new set-forward front axle Model 567, a 58-in. sleeper for the Model 579, and a predictive cruise control option

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Quebec’s Excellence Peterbilt named best engine dealer

February 9, 2015 by TEONA Baetu

DENTON, TX- Quebec-based Camions Excellence Peterbilt was named the best PACCAR MX engine dealer of the 2014 by Peterbilt Motors Company.

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Cervus Equipment Peterbilt named best in North America

February 9, 2015 by TEONA Baetu

DENTON, TX-Cervus Equipment Peterbilt was the best dealership in all of North America in 2014. Barring none, according to Peterbilt Motors Company.

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February’s truck of the month: Old 100

February 6, 2015 by TEONA Baetu

LACHINE, QC – Trans West’s traffic-stopping Number-100 has eight coats of paint, miles of stainless steel; a 550-hp Cat; leather upholstery and every other grace note you might imagine, including a 5,000-watt surround-sound audio system. But what’s best about the truck is the fleet it’s part of.

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2015 Medium Duty Roundup

January 26, 2015 by Allan Janssen

The next generation of running-around-town trucks will deliver a load of innovations, including fuel-saving transmissions; aerodynamic design and in at least one case, “customerization.”

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Peterbilt wraps up 75th anniversary tour

January 21, 2015 by Allan Janssen

DENTON, TX – Peterbilt’s eight month 75th anniversary tour wrapped up recently, after 100 events that attracted nearly 20,000 attendees.
“Our customers and brand enthusiasts wholly embraced our anniversary celebration and we thank them for their yearlong support,” said Darrin Siver, Peterbilt general manager and Paccar vice president. “The anniversary tour provided a great opportunity to reflect on Peterbilt’s storied history and the many future milestones we will together achieve.”
The centerpiece of the tour was a custom-built, double-expandable, 53-foot trailer with Peterbilt memorabilia, interactive displays, a history wall display, a Paccar MX-13 engine and cab and sleeper cutaways of Peterbilt’s new Models 579 and 567.

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Special Edition Peterbilt

December 19, 2014 by Rolf Lockwood

Peterbilt’s new special edition Pride & Class Model 389, now in production, sports many unique features that pay tribute to the brand’s history.

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200 Peterbilt trucks to be converted to natural gas

December 18, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

ATLANTA, GA- Synergy Natural Resources, a firm that specializes in the supply and transportation of bulk aggregate materials, announced a deal with truck-maker Peterbilt to convert 200 trucks to liquefied natural gas.

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Nominees announced for 2015 Commercial Truck of the Year

December 17, 2014 by Allan Janssen

McLEAN, VA – The American Truck Dealers reveals that Kenworth, International and Peterbilt will vie for the coveted title this year.

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Paccar Shuffles Management Team

December 2, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

TORONTO- Truck maker Paccar has named Brad Bowering, Peterbilt’s national accounts manager for Canada.

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Peterbilt Gets Third Manitoba Location

December 2, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

SPRINGFIELD, MB – Peterbilt Manitoba has expanded its network by opening Peterbilt Manitoba-East, a parts and service facility located in Springfield, Manitoba.

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PETERBILT ROLLS OUT NEW LINEUP

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Peterbilt’s new “fuel efficiency lineup” represents
the largest product development investment in the company’s 70-year history.