Peterbilt will showcase at CES the future of trucking by unveiling the first Model 579 that has been equipped with the Aurora Driver, a Level 4 advanced autonomous system.
“The team is making progress as we prepare to launch Peterbilt’s first autonomous trucks at scale,” said Sterling Anderson, Aurora Chief Product Officer and Co-founder. Aurora is designing its technology to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and at large scale. Aurora has incorporated the New Model 579 into its heavy-duty test fleet which is hauling freight for customers today.
Introduced in early-2021, the Model 579 is the most technologically advanced truck Peterbilt has ever built. Featuring major improvements in aerodynamics, efficiency, comfort, technology and uptime, the New Model 579 has a new exterior design with improved aero and a quieter interior with new comfort and innovative technologies, notably the 15-in. Digital Dash Display.
Step inside the new 579 cab by clicking on the video link below: