Peterbilt scores high at ATD convention
Feb 15, 2012 9:55 AM
Peterbilt trucks took top honors at the American Truck Dealers (ATD) Commercial Truck of the Year awards at the ATD Convention and Expo in Las Vegas NV recently.
The Peterbilt 587 SmartWay conventional tractor in the heavy-duty (Class 8) division and the Peterbilt Model 210 low cab forward in the medium-duty (Class 3-7) competition were the winners. Nine trucks were nominated for the award.
Other award contenders were the Freightliner 114SD conventional dump truck, International ProStar Plus tractor with MaxxForce 15 engine, and Kenworth T660 Regional Hauler with Paccar MX engine. The medium-duty truck entries were the Fuso Canter FE160 low cab forward, Isuzu NPR-HD Gas, Kenworth T440 Conventional, and UD 2600 low cab forward.
Judges considered the trucks’ overall appearance, cab comfort, noise levels, roominess, and other factors in choosing the winners. For more information, visit www.atd.org.
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