DENTON, Texas--Peterbilt announces the FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit™ rear fairing system for the Model 579, beginning Q2 2017.
FlowBelow Aero Inc. reports customers have achieved more than a two-percent increase in fuel savings through the use of the innovative system.
“The FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit rear fairing system gives our fuel-conscious customers another opportunity to optimize the aerodynamic benefits of the industry-leading Model 579,” says Scott Newhouse, Peterbilt Chief Engineer. “We will continue to partner with suppliers who offer our customers the resources they require to achieve maximum profitability.”
FlowBelow Aero Inc.’s fairing system includes center and rear fairings combined with patented wheel covers to optimize aerodynamic performance. The wheel cover works with the center and rear fairings to rectify drag intensive turbulence created by exposed rotating wheels. The quick-release design of the covers has a tool-free latch design and provides easy wheel maintenance access.
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 remote diagnostics, preventive maintenance plans, expedited Rapid Check diagnostic services, automated parts inventory replenishment and 24/7 complimentary Customer Assistance through 1-800-4-Peterbilt. For more information about Peterbilt, visit www.peterbilt.com.
Peterbilt is a PACCAR Company, traded publicly on the NASDAQ as PCAR.