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Peterbilt showcases first model 579 with Aurora Driver

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.

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“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:



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