Peterbilt – News Release 1

NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release                                                    

PACCAR Transmission Now Available with PACCAR MX-11 Engines

Contact:Nicholas.Smith@PACCAR.com

DENTON, Texas. – June 27, 2018 –Peterbilt Motors Company announces that the PACCAR MX-11 engine is now available with the PACCAR Transmission.

The PACCAR 12-speed automated transmission is the lightest heavy duty automated transmission on the market, designed to work seamlessly with PACCAR engines and axles to increase fuel economy and truck performance. The transmission is currently available with the MX-13 engines, and has now been expanded to work with the MX-11 engines.

The MX-11 offers exceptional fuel efficiency to increase profitability and uptime while offering a high power to weight ratio. The PACCAR 12-speed automated transmission features low maintenance costs with 75,000 mile oil change intervals.

“When combined with the MX-11 engine, this transmission offers maximum power and superior drivability, with industry-leading maneuverability at low speeds,” said Wesley Slavin, On-Highway Marketing Manager, Peterbilt Motors Company. “The transmission is the best in class for both drivability and weight, making it an absolute necessity for heavy duty fleets and vocational trucks like the Model 567 and 520.”

Peterbilt Motors Company, located in Denton, Texas, has a global reputation for superior quality, industry leading design, innovative engineering and fuel efficient solutions, and is recognized as the “Class” of the industry.

Peterbilt provides a comprehensive array of aftermarket support programs through its 350-plus North American dealer locations that complement its full lineup of on-highway, vocational and medium duty products, including alternative fuel vehicles. Peterbilt offers industry leading service and support, including SmartLINQ connected truck technologies, expedited Rapid Check diagnostic services, the Red Oval certified used truck program, automated parts inventory replenishment and 24/7 complimentary Customer Assistance through 1-800-4-Peterbilt.

For more information about Peterbilt, visit http://www.peterbilt.com. Peterbilt is a PACCAR Company, traded publicly on the NASDAQ as PCAR.

 

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