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PACCAR displays innovative electric and hydrogen fuel cell trucks at CES 2019

PACCAR is participated in the CES 2019 show in Las Vegas, Nevada during the week of January 7. CES is one of the world's largest showcases for the latest in technological innovation.

PACCAR exhibited three zero emission vehicles: a battery electric Peterbilt Model 579EV; a battery electric Peterbilt Model 220EV; and a hydrogen fuel cell electric Kenworth T680 developed in collaboration with Toyota. These trucks were designed for a range of customer applications, including over the road goods transportation, port operations and urban distribution.

Visitors were made welcome to climb aboard the trucks and explore these advanced powertrains at PACCAR's booth, near the Westgate monorail station. In addition, visitors to the boot could learn about other innovative PACCAR technologies that increase customers' operational efficiency, such as next generation driver assistance systems, truck platooning and in cab human machine interfaces.

Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF are leaders in the development of alternative powertrain commercial vehicles. Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF are field testing battery electric, hydrogen fuel cell and hybrid powertrain vehicles with customers in North America and Europe. "PACCAR is excited about the opportunity to create the next generation of powertrains that are environmentally friendly and enhance our customers' operations," said Landon Sproull, PACCAR Vice President.

Kyle Quinn, PACCAR Chief Technology Officer, noted, "PACCAR is investing in the latest technology across its portfolio of industry leading products and services. The PACCAR Innovation Center in Silicon Valley, California enhances the company's access to emerging technologies and talent from around the world. CES is an outstanding forum to showcase PACCAR's advanced engineering leadership."

PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high quality light-medium and heavy duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engine, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

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