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PACCAR to offer Cummins X15N natural gas engine in Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks

Green Car Congress

PACCAR will work with Cummins to offer the new Cummins X15N natural gas engine ( earlier post ) in Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks. When operating on renewable natural gas (RNG or biomethane) the X15N engine will be able to achieve major reductions in the lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions of Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks.

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PACCAR and Aurora partner to develop and commercialize autonomous Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks

Green Car Congress

PACCAR and Aurora have signed a global, strategic agreement to develop, test and commercialize autonomous Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks. Autonomous Peterbilt 579 Test Vehicle with Aurora Driver. Kenworth T680 and Peterbilt 579 trucks utilizing the Aurora Driver are expected to be deployed in North America in the next several years.

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Einride orders 150 Peterbilt 579EV electric semi trucks for US fleet

Electrek

American truck brand Peterbilt has announced its biggest electric semi sale to date – with Swedish transport company Einride AB ordering 150 of the company’s 579EV BEV trucks.

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Kenworth and Peterbilt first electric Class 8 trucks up Pike’s Peak; fuel cell and BEV

Green Car Congress

PACCAR announced that a Kenworth T680 fuel cell electric vehicle and a battery electric Peterbilt Model 579EV became the first Class 8 zero emissions vehicles to drive to the 14,115 foot summit of Pikes Peak in Colorado. We are very excited about the work Kenworth and Peterbilt have done in the development of zero emissions technology.

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EnTech Solutions, Peterbilt, Maki Trucking Partner to transport renewable natural gas with electric truck

Green Car Congress

The Peterbilt Model 579EV will deliver the RNG to the Dane County landfill facility, where it will be injected into the natural gas pipeline to be used as clean transportation fuel on the west coast. US Gain, a division of Wisconsin-based US Venture, Inc., offtakes the RNG for distribution to the transportation market in California.

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Kenworth, Peterbilt working with Dana on electric truck powertrain development

Green Car Congress

PACCAR companies Kenworth and Peterbilt are collaborating on electric powertrain development for trucks. Peterbilt will also integrate a Dana Spicer Electrified e-propulsion system into its 220EV chassis. Like the Kenworth, the Peterbilt 220EV features a range between 100 and 200 miles.

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Einride orders 150 Peterbilt 579EV electric semi tractors for its US fleet – Charged EVs

Baua Electric

American truck brand Peterbilt has announced its biggest electric semi sale to date: 150 of the company’s 579EV battery-electric trucks to Swedish transport company Einride. Peterbilt’s 579EV Class 8 semi has an 82,000 lb GVWR and a 670 peak hp (536 continuous) electric motor.