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Accelera, Daimler Truck N.A., PACCAR battery plant breaks ground

Construction is underway for the $2-3B plant, which will employ over 2,000 people. LFP Battery cell production is slated for 2027.

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Peterbilt’s largest EV order comes from Einride

Einride placed an order for 150 Model 579EVs, which Peterbilt says is their largest U.S. EV order to date.

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Kenworth offering PACCAR MX-13 CARB-compliant engine

The PACCAR MX-13 CARB-compliant engine will be available in the Kenworth T680, T880, and W990, with production slated for Q4 2024.

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PACCAR MX-13 CARB compliant engine available in Peterbilt 579, 567, 589

The PACCAR MX-13 diesel engine meets the CARB Omnibus Regulation and is available in high performance or efficiency focused ratings.

Cummins, PACCAR, Daimler Truck N.A. complete joint venture formation

The completed joint venture is now known as Amplify Cell Technologies.

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Truck OEM execs gather to talk electrification

An EV roundtable brought competitors from across the industry together to discuss their common decarbonization goals.

Kenworth T680, T880 trucks with Cummins X15N to begin production

Production of Kenworth T680 and T880 models with the new Cummins X15N natural gas engine will start in Q3 2024.

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PACCAR elects new board members

PACCAR, Inc. announced that Pierre Breber and Brice Hill have been elected to its Board of Directors, effective July 1. The announcement was made by Mark Pigott, PACCAR executive chairman. “PACCAR is very pleased that Pierre Breber and Brice Hill will be joining the Board. Mr. Breber’s finance and international operations experience in the energy industry,

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Dobbs Leasing named PacLease N.A. Franchise of the Year

In 2023, Dobbs Leasing achieved a 71% year-over-year increase in total vehicles in-serviced with PacLease, while adding three new locations.

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Kenworth names 2024 Dealer, Parts Council members

Kenworth selected executives representing 480 dealerships for its Dealer Council, and named eight members for its Parts Council.

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Peterbilt offers Cummins X15N natural gas engine in Models 579, 567, 520

Orders are scheduled for production in Q3 of this year.

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The search is on: Returning initiative to reward military veteran driver with Kenworth T680

The competition is searching for America’s top rookie military veteran driver, who transitioned into trucking after military service.

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