Peterbilt showcases advanced truck technology at CES

Peterbilt showcases advanced truck technology at CES

Peterbilt's most advanced trucks were a CES showstopper.

Peterbilt showcases innovation and advanced technology with its battery-electric and autonomous vehicles in the PACCAR booth at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Jan. 5-8, 2023, in Las Vegas. Taking center stage was Peterbilt’s Model 579EV, which delivers zero-emissions performance and features a battery-electric drive system with a 150-mile range that can be recharged in as little as three hours will be on display at the show. Peterbilt fields a wide lineup of electric vehicles with three configurations available for regional haul, pickup and delivery and refuse applications. Peterbilt also provides services and support for customers adding EVs to their fleets, including a dedicated team to help identify the best configuration for their operations, locate available incentives and choose from the wide selection of PACCAR chargers and infrastructure solutions.

Also on display is the Peterbilt Model 579, equipped with the L4 advanced autonomous Aurora Driver from Aurora Innovation. Aurora’s next-generation sensor suite features powerful high-resolution custom cameras with nearly 360-degree field of view, FirstLight lidar that can instantly track and measure the velocity of moving objects 8.5 seconds faster than traditional lidar, and imaging radar that provides full coverage in challenging weather conditions. Aurora is currently validating the technology through test routes in Texas.

A closer look at Peterbilt’s truck technology

Fleet Equipment had a glimpse at the Peterbilt Model 579 with L4 autonomous technology and the Aurora Driver, along with a look at the Model 579 EV and another truck technology tease late last year at ATA’s MCE. Click below to watch the video overview of the trucks.

You May Also Like

Bendix offers tips for collision mitigation technology on slick roads

Systems produced through Bendix Electronic Stability Program (ESP) helps prevent rollovers and loss of control during winter weather, the company says.

Winter-truck-driving-1400

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC (Bendix) is sharing insights on what the people behind the wheel may experience from today’s collision mitigation technology on slick surfaces, and tips on staying safer on the roads this winter. The company says systems like Bendix Wingman Advanced and Wingman Fusion are built upon full-stability control, which has been required on most new Class 7 and 8 air-braked tractors in the U.S. since 2017. Full-stability technologies like Bendix Electronic Stability Program (ESP)–generally known in the industry as electronic stability control (ESC)–are designed to help drivers mitigate rollovers. Importantly, they’re also engineered to potentially help a driver in some loss-of-control, or some loss-of-vehicle-traction, conditions that can be experienced during wintry weather.

Rockview Farms deploys Volvo LIGHTS project’s final two VNR Electric trucks 

Volvo Trucks deployed its first Class 8 Volvo VNR Electric trucks to fleet operators in 2019.

Lion Electric announces production of first lithium-ion battery pack

Lion’s battery manufacturing facility is expected to have an annual production capacity of five gigawatt-hours of battery capacity.

Lion-Electric-truck-1400
Lightning eMotors launches fleet planner, configuration tool

This is a free tool that allows fleet and sustainability managers to configure their EV fleets and fully understand the cost savings.

Extending equipment sustainability strategies to electric transportation refrigeration units

How fleets are starting to use electric TRUs in zero-emissions operations.

Amped-Featured-Image-Carrier-1400

Other Posts

‘Stability despite headwinds,’ Daimler Truck N.A. CEO provides his 2023 outlook

Gaze into the crystal ball with DTNA’s John O’Leary.

John_O'Leary-DTNA_06-2021
Peterbilt partners with Platform Science

They’ll develop a connected products ecosystem for medium-duty and heavy-duty vehicles, launching in 2024.

Five truck trend takeaways from January

Embrace the month and catch up on January’s popular stories and a bonus one too.

Voltera partners on EV maintenance, fleet support

Voltera and Amerit have teamed up to support the growing EV maintenance and charging demands.