PACCAR celebrates 100,000th MX-13 engine

PACCAR celebrates 100,000th MX-13 engine

The 100,000th PACCAR MX-13 engine produced for North America was recently presented to Kenan Advantage Group (KAG), who will use the engine in a Peterbilt Model 579.

“PACCAR’s MX-13 engine continues to achieve new levels of success through exceptional fuel economy, reliability and performance. It is the ideal engine for Peterbilt’s aerodynamic Model 579 which is a leader in fuel efficiency, quality and overall value,” said Peterbilt General Manager and PACCAR Vice President Darrin Siver. “Peterbilt is very pleased that such a respected customer as Kenan Advantage Group will be operating this milestone engine. They were one of the first fleets to order an MX-13 in 2010 and have been a satisfied and loyal customer ever since.”

“We are pleased to celebrate this major event with Peterbilt and to be presented with the 100,000th PACCAR MX-13 to go into operation in North America,” said KAG President Bruce Blaise, who accepted the engine from PACCAR. “The Peterbilt Model 579s with MX-13 engines in our fleet have been reliable, fuel efficient performers.”

PACCAR MX engines have been powering DAF (a PACCAR company) trucks throughout the world and over 400,000 engines are in operation today.

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