Ambient Lighting Makes Sleeper Feel More Like Home On Peterbilt Models 579, 567

Providing operators with greater comfort, convenience and ergonomics, Peterbilt Motors Company now offers an ambient lighting package for select sleepers on its Models 579 and 567, the company announced during the Mid-America Trucking Show.

“Peterbilt sleepers are designed to provide customers with amenities and features that create an environment with as much of a home-like feel as possible,” said Robert Woodall, Peterbilt Director of Sales and Marketing. “We want customers to maximize their time in the sleeper, whether it’s for rest or work. Our new ambient lighting package gives operators more control over light intensity with dimmable, indirect lighting – it’s optimized for outstanding coverage and can be adjusted to accommodate the needs of the driver.”

The ambient lighting package features all LED bulbs for longer life and reduced power consumption. LED light has a softer, more relaxing illumination versus traditional incandescent bulbs.

Point lighting is strategically positioned in the sleeper work space and the central floor area of the cab. Dimmable lights are located in the upper back wall and foot well areas of the sleeper.

The ambient lighting package is available for the Models 579 and 567 equipped with 72- and 80-inch Platinum sleepers.

Based in Denton, Texas, Peterbilt Motors Company combines a global reputation for industry leading design, innovative engineering and fuel efficiency solutions, with superior quality to engineer a truck that stands as the “Class” of the industry. Through its 280-plus North American dealer locations, Peterbilt also provides a comprehensive array of aftermarket support programs to complement its full lineup of on-highway, vocational and medium duty products, including alternative fuel vehicles. Customers enjoy industry leading service and support, including preventive maintenance plans, expedited QuickCare services, automated parts inventory replenishment and 24/7 complimentary Customer Assistance through 1-800-4-Peterbilt. For more information about Peterbilt, visit

Peterbilt is a PACCAR Company, traded publicly on the NASDAQ as PCAR.

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