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CUSTOM & CLASSIC – Tasmanian Furniture Removals | Peterbilt 379

Warren Caves catches up with Tasmanian Furniture Removals and its immaculate Peterbilt 379 Peterbilt Trucks epitomise the American truck styling with classic lines and a long serving look that, as this 379 model shows, has changed little over the years. That commitment to its heritage and the “When you’re on a good thing, stick to it” approach may well play ...

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PETERBILT MODEL 389 CANADIAN 150TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION 

Peterbilt has announced the Model 389 Canadian 150th Anniversary Edition to salute Canada’s history by combining the industry-leading quality and performance of the Model 389 with distinctive styling and exclusive Canadian features. The Model 389 Canadian 150th Anniversary Edition is configured with a 131-inch BBC and can be spec’d in 72- and 78-inch sleeper configurations. Exterior features of the Model ...

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PETERBILT SHOWCASES MODEL 567 SET-FORWARD FRONT AXLE AT 2017 CONEXPO-CON/AGG

Peterbilt is showcasing its Model 567 Set Forward Front Axle (SFFA), featuring innovative design solutions and class-leading performance, at this year’s CONEXPO-CON/AGG show at the Las Vegas Convention Centre. The Model 567 SFFA is engineered to optimize weight distribution, resulting in maximized payloads while meeting state and federal bridge laws. Ideal for mixer and other weight-conscious applications, the versatile Model ...

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PETERBILT TO EXHIBIT AT 2017 MATS

Peterbilt Motors Company announced it will exhibit during the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky., on March 32-25 2017, in the Kentucky Exposition Center. “The Mid-America Trucking Show allows Peterbilt to spend quality time with customers and drivers while exhibiting our latest offerings,” said Darrin Siver, Peterbilt General Manager and PACCAR Vice President. “MATS is an outstanding venue ...

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Near Zero emissions with Cummins ISL-G

Peterbilt Motors Company has announced the availability of the Cummins Westport ISL-G Near Zero NOx emissions natural gas engine for Models 567, 520 and 320. The ISL-G Near Zero engine emissions are 90 percent lower than the current EPA NOx limit through the introduction of a unique three way catalyst in the after-treatment, advanced engine calibration and a closed crankcase ...

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TRUCKING TEXAS STYLE

Peterbilt celebrates its 35th anniversary in its Denton, Texas, plant – Words by Chris Mullett and Dave Whyte. Everybody loves a reason to celebrate, and, with the probable exception of the English with all their pomp and ceremony, few countries manage to celebrate an event better than the Americans. The Peterbilt brand can lay claim to celebrate over 75 years ...

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Peterbilt’s Special Edition 567 Heritage

“Peterbilt’s Model 567 Heritage elevates the classic styling of Peterbilt with a package of unique features that will command attention on highways and jobsites,” said Darrin Siver, Peterbilt General Manager and PACCAR Vice President. “The Model 567 Heritage appeals to owner-operators and premium carriers who want to reward their drivers and add distinction to their fleets. The Heritage delivers proven ...

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Heavy Truck Sales Stall in U.S and Australia

After a month-on-month improvement in December, US market orders of Class 8 heavy trucks plunged by 35% in January, and 48% compared to January 2015. Preliminary numbers issued by ACT Research show expected total orders of just 18,200 units in January. The company says a weak manufacturing sector has negatively affected freight capacity utilisation. The dramatic fall was, however, anticipated ...

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The Peter Principle

Dave Whyte tries out the latest models in the Peterbilt family during a recent visit to the home of the brave in Denton, Texas. When I think of Peterbilt trucks, one thing comes to mind – the big square bonnet and old-school styling that adorned my bedroom wall as a kid. It’s fair to say that this idea is emphasised ...

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Pete’s Place

Dave Whyte hangs out with the Peterbilt people at home in Denton, Texas Recently, PowerTorque was invited by Peterbilt to visit its manufacturing plant in Denton, Texas, and join a ride-and-drive programme that would showcase their latest trucks and technology. This outing was organised primarily for the American, Canadian and Mexican transport media. Given PowerTorque’s reach into America through online ...

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