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  • Daimler celebrates major milestone
    CLEVELAND, N.C. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) celebrated a milestone today when it marked the production of its 3,000,000th vehicle in North America. “Daimler Trucks North America is committed to pacing the industry in terms of engineering and manufacturing excellence,…
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  • SmartTruck comes out with new trailer aero system
    GREENVILLE, S.C. — SmartTruck has come out with a new TopKit fairing system for dry van and reefer trailers, which mounts to the back of the trailer and provides fuel savings of 5.5% according to SmartWay evaluations. The company said…
  • 2014 shaping up to be ‘best year of the cycle’ for truck orders: ACT
    COLUMBUS, Ind. — Robust net orders for Class 8 and medium-duty trucks in July are setting 2014 up to the best year of the cycle for truck order activity, ACT Research reported in its State of the Industry report. Class…
  • Driving the Peterbilt Model 579 EPIQ
    Peterbilt's Model 579 got a lot more fuel-efficient with the introduction of the EPIQ package, a set of specifications that can improve fuel mileage by as much as 10%. We travelled to Texas to drive the 579 EPIQ.
  • Healthy Trucker launches new Healthy Fleet Challenge for September
    TORONTO, Ont. — Healthy Trucker (a division of NAL Insurance) in partnership with Truck News, a Transportation Media publication, has announced they will be holding the second Healthy Fleet Challenge beginning September 1st and running the full month of September.…
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    James Menzies drove this Peterbilt Model 579 with EPIQ package in northern Texas.
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    The Peterbilt Model 579 glistens under the hot Texas sun.
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    Chassis fairings contain a door that provides convenient access to the battery box.
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    The mirrors are now mounted on the doors of the 567 and 579.
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    A blow-down protection latch keeps the hood from catching wind and slamming down on a driver's head.
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    Hemrods are now used instead of huckbolts to provide better connections and less visibility.
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    The Peterbilt 579 EPIQ features full-length fairings for improved aerodynamics.
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    The stainless steel grille provides excellent protection. A deer strike bar mounted behind the grill protects the radiator in the event of wildlife collisions.
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    The 579 is easy to climb into and a set of service steps is located behind the fairings so the cab can be accessed even when the fairings are removed.
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    The 579 shares the same new 2.1-metre cab as the 567 vocational truck.
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