Paccar presents three connected and autonomous commercial vehicles at CES, the world’s largest showcase for technological innovation.
Autonomous, Electric Trucks Shows Progress in CES 2022
The three vehicles include a battery electric Kenworth T680E along with its Paccar battery charger, the DAF XG+, which recently was honored as International Truck of the Year 2022, featuring state-of-the-art connected services and a Peterbilt Model 579 equipped with the Aurora self-driving system. Visitors are welcome to explore these advanced vehicles at Paccar’s booth, near the Convention Center monorail station.
The Kenworth T680E battery electric truck demonstrates Paccar’s commitment to providing zero-emission commercial vehicles for its customers. Kevin Baney, Kenworth General Manager and Paccar Vice President stated that the T680E’s range of 150 miles and fast charge time using Paccar’s battery charging solution are optimized for regional haul and urban distribution applications.
The DAF XG+ features a 10 per cent fuel efficiency gain, new aerodynamic design, large interior space, side view cameras, advanced driver assistance technology and Paccar Connect, a state-of-the-art global connected truck platform. Paccar Connect will enhance their customers experience by providing robust data security, over the air software updates, and advanced fleet management tools, while enabling customers to cost effectively integrate their existing fleet management systems and applications.
The Peterbilt 579 is equipped with Paccar's autonomous enabling technology and configured with the self-driving system developed by Aurora. Paccar’s partnership with Aurora will benefit their over the road customers with enhanced safety and efficiency. The next generation Peterbilt Model 579 features a new exterior design with an optimised aerodynamic shape, a quieter cab and a customizable 15” digital display. The industry-leading technologies in the new Peterbilt trucks will deliver improved productivity to their customers.