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Paccar prepares autonomous technology, fuel cell

Paccar prepares autonomous technology, fuel cell

Paccar will be showing two novelties at the CES in Las Vegas. It will show autonomous truck technology on a Peterbilt 579 and  a fuel cell driven Kenworth T680. The projects were initiated following the US governments Super Truck project. From this project, Paccar received a 2,1 million dollar support to develop these new technologies.…Continue Reading

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New, smaller engine for DAF LF

New, smaller engine for DAF LF

DAF introduces a significant number of innovations to the LF, which will, according to DAF, reinforce the truck’s industry position in the 7.5 to 19-tonne class. The innovations include a new 3.8 litre engine and the possibility to select faster drive lines for maximum fuel efficiency. At the same time, the design of the exterior…Continue Reading

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Paccar develops new transmission with Eaton

Paccar develops new transmission with Eaton

Paccar has developed it’s own transmission for use in trucks of Kenworth and Peterbilt. Paccar did not entirely build it’s own transmission, they left this to Eaton. Together with this company, Paccar developed an automated transmission from the ground up, which should be the lightest in it’s class and which is meant to be the…Continue Reading

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Electric refuse trucks from Paccar and BYD

Electric refuse trucks from Paccar and BYD

Electric traction gains the interest of the global trucking industry. Right now, Peterbilt introduces an electric version of it’s Model 520 refuse truck. Tis is a widely used truck in the US, to be specified with either a Paccar or a Cummins diesel engine, a Cummins Natural Gas engine and now also with a battery…Continue Reading

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DAF: News on CV Show Birmingham

DAF: News on CV Show Birmingham

On April 25 DAF Trucks is going to launch news during the CV Show in Birmingham. From different sources we at Iepieleaks hear that the news is about new Paccar engine versions with more power. The new engine versions can be seen as the next Euro-6 generation of DAF. Rumours say all engines get a litle…Continue Reading

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Kenworth celebrates one millionth truck delivery

Kenworth celebrates one millionth truck delivery

Kenworth produced its one millionth truck at its Chillicothe, Ohio, assembly facility in November.  At the same time, Kenworth exists 75 years. The truck is an aerodynamic Kenworth T680 Advantage powered by a Paccar MX-13 engine, which was engineered and designed by DAF. Previously, Transam ordered no less than 1.000 of these trucks at Kenworth.…Continue Reading

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Peterbilt variant of DAF LF

Soon after we published the first picture of the latest version of the Kenworth K370, our viewers handed us this picture of the Peterbilt 220, another member of the Paccar family. Here, we also recognize the same typical Euro VI front of the DAF LF.  It again proves how much DAF technology Paccar uses in…Continue Reading

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Daimler invests heavily in Brazil

On the occasion of the 19th international transport exhibition “Fenatran”, which was held in São Paulo, Brazil, Daimler Trucks is announcing a new millions-heavy investment package for the commercial vehicle plants of Mercedes-Benz do Brasil. This happens right after the first Brazilian assembled DAF truck left the brand new Paccar assembly plant in Ponta Grossa. Daimler plans to…Continue Reading

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