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PACCARPacific Car and Foundry Company (former railroad car manufacturer now parent corp of Peterbilt & Kenworth Truck)
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8-liter PACCAR MX-11 engine is characterized by its combination of state-of-the-art innovations and proven technologies that reduce weight and deliver features needed for a wide variety of over the road and vocational applications.
PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-medium-and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF name plates.
According to PACCAR, incorporation of the company's onboard energy management technology into hybrid power systems, which store energy to be used while vehicles are stationary, will help reduce trucks' engine idling time, contributing to increased fuel economy.
PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.
Our customers and dealers are delighted with the recent introductions of the new Kenworth T680, Peterbilt Model 579 and DAF XF Euro 6 vehicles," noted Ron Armstrong, PACCAR president.
In the first three months of this year, PACCAR earned $236.
Our customers in North America and Europe continue to benefit from good freight demand," said Bob Christensen, PACCAR executive vice president.
The United States and Canadian Class 8 truck industry orders year-to-date are lower reflecting a weak economic recovery," said Bob Christensen, PACCAR executive vice president.
The DAF factory will commence production in Brasil in mid-2013, providing increased sales in the region," said Bob Christensen, PACCAR executive vice president.
1-meter cab width, are powered by the fuel-efficient PACCAR MX engine and deliver outstanding performance, high reliability and low cost of ownership.
The high-technology and environmentally friendly facility is designed to assemble the premium quality DAF XF, CF and LF vehicles and the industry-leading PACCAR MX engine.
The DAF CF being displayed is equipped with a PACCAR PX-6 180-horsepower engine and an Asia MotorWorks (AMW) tipper body.