2017 Peterbilt Model 579 preview

Oct. 2, 2016
Ahead of the official announcements of the improved performance of the 2017 Paccar MX-11 and MX-13 engines, along with a new proprietary tandem axle that is designed to be the industry’s lightest and most efficient axle in its class, Peterbilt Motors. Co. invited Fleet Owner to its Denton, Texas, assembly plant for a preview and test drive of the powertrain combo in a fully equipped 2017 Model 579 EPIQ marketing vehicle.

Ahead of the official announcements of the improved performance of the 2017 Paccar MX-11 and MX-13 engines, along with a new proprietary tandem axle that is designed to be the industry’s lightest and most efficient axle in its class, Peterbilt Motors. Co. invited Fleet Owner to its Denton, Texas, assembly plant for a preview and test drive of the powertrain combo in a fully equipped 2017 Model 579 EPIQ marketing vehicle.

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Kevin Jones has an odd fascination with the supply chain. As editor of American Trucker, he focuses on the critical role owner-ops and small fleets play in the economy, locally and globally. And he likes big trucks.

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