As a manufacturer of medium to heavy duty trucks of 5 through 8 Class, Peterbilt Motors Co. has developed a reputation for reliable low-maintenance custom trucks. Take a look at the history of Peterbilt trucks, so you'll be able to understand how this company has developed over time. Before Peterbilt The original motor business that was bought by T.A. Peterman had the name of Fageol Motors Co. As happened to several businesses during the great Depression, Fageol Motors succumbed to bankruptcy because of the hurt economy. Before this occurred they'd produced luxury buses and heavy duty trucks that were rugged and dependable. After the bankruptcy the corporate was managed the main bank of Oakland and also the Waukesha Motor Co. until TA
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