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Paccar reveals new and future tech at CES 2018

  • Magazine Article
  • 18TOFHP02_08
Published 2018-02-01by SAE International in United States
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  • English

Although 2018 marked its first-ever presence at the enormously influential Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Paccar made sure it fit right in with the show's technology- and transportation-sector veterans by unveiling a pair of big-rig demonstrators that show the way the multi-faceted OEM plans to address expanding interest in autonomous driving and more environmentally-conscious operations.

Some CES visitors may have thought it incongruous to see tractor-trailer rigs touting their high-technology credentials, but this year's show in fact was bursting with commercial and off-highway vehicles, service companies and other affiliated businesses as it becomes increasingly apparent that many autonomy innovations, in particular, may be first deployed in commercial environments.