Meritor, PACCAR Extend Electrification Agreement

Meritor, PACCAR Extend Electrification Agreement

Meritor has announced an extension to its current PACCAR agreement to supply 14Xe ePowertrains and battery electric vehicle integration kits for theClass 8 Kenworth T680E, and Peterbilt 579EV tractors and 520EV refuse trucks. The integrated, modular design of the 14Xe ePowertrain, Power Controls and Accessories (PCAS) and Energy Storage System (ESS) helps enable PACCAR to meet the needs of its customers with high efficiency, performance and range depending on duty cycle and application requirements.

As part of Meritor’s Blue Horizon advanced technology portfolio, the 14Xe ePowertrain is a fully integrated, all-electric drive system and is the only integrated electric powertrain in production for Class 8 trucks in North America.

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