[Tech] PACCAR Aligns Kenworth And Peterbilt Electrification System Suppliers

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CIG News – PACCAR Aligns Kenworth And Peterbilt Electrification System Suppliers. News provided by Benzinga Tech, The tech sector is the category of the markets relating to the research & development and/or distribution of technological based services as well as goods.

In a split decision, PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ: PCAR) is counting on major automotive suppliers Dana Inc. (NYSE: DAN) and Meritor Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) for its medium- and heavy-duty electric trucks.

Kenworth confirmed Wednesday that Meritor would provide the electric power system for the  Kenworth T680E, a short-hood day cab in tractor configurations of 4×2 and 6×4 axles and as a 6×4 axle straight truck. The T680E will have a single-charge driving range of 100 to 150 miles depending on application.

Meritor already provides fully integrated power electronics systems for Peterbilt's heavy-duty Model 579EV, which is being tested by several fleets, including truckload carrier Werner Enterprises(NYSE: WERN). 

“What we're going to do is develop the best technologies with the highest performance and then we will just supply those for the markets they need based upon where the customers are operating,” PACCAR CEO Preston Feight …

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