TuSimple, a startup focusing on the research and development of autonomous trucking technology, showcased their Level 4 autonomous truck at CES 2018 in Las Vegas. This was the company's U.S. debut of its latest L4 trucks, which are slated to hit the roads for testing in Arizona this year.
January 24, 2018
Completion of a plant expansion at the company's Denton, Texas manufacturing plant will improve manufacturing efficiency an help feed a record 93 new dealer locations, added since 2013.
March 22, 2017
To date, the Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI) has graduated more than 200 service technicians, grown to three campuses, and expanded its scope to include training for fleet customers’ service technicians.
September 7, 2016
Peterbilt handed out Dealer of the Year awards in several categories at its annual dealer meeting, held recently in San Diego.
February 4, 2016
After a year in which none of the major Class 8 OEMs exhibited at the Mid-America Trucking Show, Kenworth and Peterbilt announced that they will return to the show for 2017.
October 17, 2016
Peterbilt has updated the Model 220 cabover with new design features and options that result in weight savings, better performance, and improved serviceability, according to the company.
March 14, 2017
Kenworth and UPS are collaborating on the Dept. of Energy's SuperTruck II program, using data from the shipping giant’s typical duty cycles to tune a fuel-efficient prototype truck.
May 24, 2018
A few recalls were announced as well as a few 2018 model-year announcements.
May 22, 2017
Rush Enterprises announced that W. Marvin Rush, founder of the company that would grow into the country's largest truck dealership group, has passed away at age 79.
May 17, 2018
Big rigs are grabbing all the technology headlines today. But medium-duty truck and van models continue to see improved safety and productivity. Check out HDT's annual round-up of what's new in medium-duty.
October 18, 2017
Truck and engine maker Paccar Inc. on Tuesday reported big gains in both profits and revenue for the final quarter of 2017 as well as for all of last year.
January 30, 2018
LAS VEGAS — Peterbilt has added a day cab version of its aerodynamic, fuel efficient Model 579 Epiq day cab, aimed at fuel-conscious day-cab fleet customers in regional, tanker and bulk haul applications.
October 2, 2016
The Peterbilt Models 520 and 320 equipped with the Cummins ISL-G Near Zero engine have been granted eligibility for the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP).
March 20, 2017
With 11 automakers to choose your light- to medium-duty trucks from for the 2018 model-year, Work Truck provides the need-to-know highlights to help you with your truck selection process.
October 5, 2017
Peterbilt recently broke ground on a 102,000-square-foot expansion to its heavy-duty truck manufacturing facility in Denton, Texas.
March 7, 2016