Heavy Equipment Guide Logo

This ad will close in 15 seconds

Sunbelt Rentals orders five battery-electric trucks from Peterbilt

The Peterbilt 579EV on-highway truck
Peterbilt's 579EV truck.

Peterbilt Motors Company has received an order for five Peterbilt battery-electric Model 579EVs from Sunbelt Rentals for use delivering rental machinery to and from jobsites around the country. The order is the first step towards Sunbelt Rentals goal of reducing their greenhouse gas emissions 35 percent by 2030.

Designed for optimal weight distribution and performance, the fully integrated, all-electric 579EV powertrain provides a range of up to 150 miles. When used in conjunction with a DC fast-charger, the high-energy-density battery packs recharge in 3-4 hours, making the 579EV ideal for regional haul, drayage, pickup and delivery, and last-mile operations.

Company info

1700 Woodbrook Street
Denton, TX
US, 76205

Website:
peterbilt.com

Read more

2341 Deerfield Dr.
Fort Mill, SC
US, 29715

Website:
sunbeltrentals.com

Read more

Related Articles

Sponsored Brought to you by: Bobcat Company Logo

THE BOBCAT E88: STRENGTH IS ON YOUR SIDE

As one of the latest models in the R2-Series excavator lineup, the Bobcat® E88 delivers durability, performance and quality for more productivity. Technically speaking, it's a compact machine, but it brings big performance with its redesigned engine and optimized lift performance, plus undercarriage and counterweight improvements. All these enhancements make this excavator one of the highest-performing models in its size class. With impressive over-the-side lift capacity, you can dig with greater confidence over the side of the machine. Put it to the test against similar models from other manufacturers. You'll see that the E88 can outwork the competition.

Learn more