Peterbilt Motors Company (a PACCAR Company) News

PACCAR Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary Of Engine Manufacturing In North America

PACCAR recognizes its Columbus, Mississippi engine factory for 10 years of manufacturing excellence and a strong commitment to its community. “PACCAR is very proud of the Columbus, Mississippi engine factory’s achievements in the first 10 years,” said Preston Feight, PACCAR Chief Executive Officer. “Our excellent employees and the plant’s advanced manufacturing capabilities have created a great environment for building the industry’s best engines.” Pl...

Peterbilt Announces The Model 520EV Is Now Available For Customer Orders

Peterbilt is leading the charge in alternative powertrain offerings and is pleased to announce the Model 520EV is now available for customer orders. The Model 520EV can be configured through the SmartSpec® sales tool and ordered at one of Peterbilt’s dealer locations with production expected to start by Q2 2021. Model Comparison The Model 520EV combines the standout features the Peterbilt Model 520 is known for with the advanced technology of a zero-emission electric powertrain, pro...

Peterbilt Announces The Model 579EV Is Now Available For Customer Orders

Peterbilt is excited to announce the Model 579EV is now available for customer orders. Customers can spec a 579EV using Peterbilt’s SmartSpec® sales tool at any Peterbilt dealer location across North America, with production expected to start by Q2 2021. Designed for optimal weight distribution and performance, the fully integrated, all-electric powertrain in the Model 579EV uses thermally-controlled Lithium Iron Phosphate battery packs to provide a range up to 150 miles. Battery Pac...

PACCAR Collaborates With Faith Technologies And Schneider Electric To Provide Comprehensive Battery Charging Solutions

PACCAR is excited to collaborate with Faith Technologies and Schneider Electric to provide charging infrastructure solutions for customers who purchase battery-electric Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks in the United States and Canada. Kenworth and Peterbilt have recently begun taking customer orders for production model Kenworth K270E and the Peterbilt Model 220EV battery-electric trucks, with additional production models to be introduced in the coming months. PACCAR’s extensive zero-emissio...

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