PACCAR and Kenworth marked their first appearance at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show by showcasing a Kenworth T680 equipped with a zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell. The Las Vegas show took place from Jan 7-12 and typically draws close to 200,000 visitors.
Phase 2 of the FMCSA ELD (Electronic Logging Device) rules implementation is fast approaching. Beginning December 18, 2017, carriers and drivers subject to the rule must use ELDs that are self-certified and registered with FMCSA, or AOBRDs (Automatic On Board Recording Devices) that were installed prior to the December 18th deadline.
August 23, 2017, Bellevue, Washington – PACCAR is introducing the new PACCAR Automated Transmission, the lightest heavy-duty transmission for on-highway commercial vehicles. The PACCAR transmission is designed to complement the superior performance of PACCAR MX engines and PACCAR axles.
Kenworth and Peterbilt will begin offering the PACCAR Automated Transmission to North American customers in October 2017.