Archive for the ‘New Technology’ Category
Peterbilt Bendix Factory Options
Peterbilt has introduced two new Bendix systems that will be available as factory options. The Peterbilt Bendix factory options will include a new Verajust LS slack adjuster and an Eversure spring break. Both of these systems are designed to maximize truck performance. (more…)
Models offering the new PACCAR transmission
PACCAR is always pushing commercial truck technology forward. The latest advancement PACCAR has made is the introduction of a new automated transmission. There will be multiple Peterbilt models offering the new PACCAR transmission. (more…)
Peterbilt’s Driver Performance Assistant (DPA) is an excellent way for drivers to optimize and maximize their driving performance. This excellent system will provide feedback to drivers that can help make their driving habits more efficient. The Peterbilt Driver Performance Assistan’s features and systems provide multiple aids to drivers. (more…)
How does the Peterbilt SmartAir system work?
Peterbilt is always looking to improve the technology systems the company offers drivers. The Peterbilt SmartAir system is one of the latest features developed by the company. This climate control system was designed with the goal of improving driver comfort. So how does the Peterbilt SmartAir system work? (more…)
What is the Peterbilt SmartNav Technology and How Does it Work?
Are you looking for a way to upgrade the entertainment or navigation options for your Peterbilt 579? Peterbilt SmartNav technology fits the bill. A recent addition to the Peterbilt arsenal, the SmartNav infotainment system has countless truck owners asking – what is Peterbilt SmartNav technology and how does it work? SmartNav technology capabilities include enhanced navigation, phone and messaging services, real-time truck monitoring systems, advanced camera features, updated audio systems and in-cab internet service. (more…)
When is the deadline for switching to electronic logging devices?
In December of 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced new rules requiring the use of electronic logging devices throughout the commercial truck industry. The new rules set a two-year deadline to implement the switch. So when is the deadline for switching to electronic logging devices? (more…)
What models can be equipped with the new Allison TC10 transmission?
Peterbilt is always developing new technologies and systems to keep their models at the top of the commercial truck market. The latest system the company is offering on their trucks is a new Allison TC10 automatic transmission. So what models can be equipped with the new Peterbilt transmission? (more…)
In the not-too-distant past, self-driving cars and trucks seemed like something straight out of science fiction. Now, it is a very real possibility that we will see autonomous vehicles on the roads in the near future. This includes self-driving commercial trucks. Now the question is, what will autonomous commercial trucks mean for drivers? (more…)
What features are included in Peterbilt SmartLINQ?
The Peterbilt SmartLINQ system is designed to help fleet owners keep their trucks connected and provide valuable diagnostic information. SmartLINQ is factory installed, and included as standard equipment on all Peterbilt models. So, what features are included in Peterbilt SmartLINQ? (more…)
Commercial truck gliders have been growing in popularity in recent years. Glider kits offer several attributes that make them attractive to commercial truck shoppers. So why are commercial truck glider kits popular? (more…)