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Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Paccar CEO Outlines Path Toward Zero-Emission Trucks, Automated Driving

Ron Armstrong Paccar CEO Ron Armstrong discusses emerging truck technologies at the ATD Show. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

SAN FRANCISCO — Paccar Inc. CEO Ron Armstrong said the trucking industry is moving toward ever-cleaner and more energy-efficient vehicles and will adopt increasingly advanced automated driving technology to assist drivers.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
January 28, 2019
Business

Paccar Posts Strong 3Q Results on Truck Deliveries, Aftermarket Sales

Paccar trailer TruckPR

Paccar Inc. reported a 35% jump in net income plus higher revenue for the third quarter as truck deliveries and aftermarket sales drove the results.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 23, 2018
Business, Equipment

Paccar Increases Quarterly Dividend

Paccar trailer Truck PR

Paccar Inc. declared a 12% increase to the regular quarterly cash dividend.

May 8, 2018
Business, Equipment

Paccar Sets Record for Quarterly Revenue

Peterbilt Model 579 TruckPR

Paccar Inc. notched record quarterly revenue and soaring net income in the first quarter, benefiting from a truck market that continues to climb.

April 24, 2018
Business, Equipment

Medium-Duty Segment Ends Year With Steady Growth

Kenworth K370 Kenworth K370 (Truck Paper via YouTube)

U.S. retail sales of medium-duty trucks climbed 5.4% in December, with only Class 6 volumes dipping from a year earlier, WardsAuto.com reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 16, 2018
Business

Paccar Elects Harrie Schippers President

Harrie Schippers 2015 image of Harrie Schippers via Studio040NL/YouTube

Paccar Inc.’s board has elected Harrie Schippers president, effective Jan. 1. He will also retain his current post of chief financial officer.

December 14, 2017
Business, Equipment

Paccar Declares Extra Cash Dividend

Paccar Inc. declared an extra cash dividend of $1.20 per share, payable Jan. 4 to stockholders of record at the close of business Dec. 14.

December 6, 2017
Business, Equipment

Kenworth Makes 7-Axle Straight Truck for Ag Hauler

White Oak Mills Kenworth truck White Oak Mills' Long (Kenworth Truck Co.)

Kenworth Truck Co. manufactured a 7-axle straight truck for White Oak Mills, marking the first time the OEM had made such a vehicle starting with its T880S platform.

September 11, 2017
Business, Equipment

Paccar Parts Reaches Milestone With 100th TRP Store

The new store, opened by Kenworth of Louisiana, is located in Alexandria, La., and builds on a network of TRP stores that began in 2013 in Europe, the United Kingdom and in Mexico, according to the Renton, Wash.-based company.

September 5, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Putting Paccar’s New Automated Transmission to the Test

Paccar test drive Joe Howard/Transport Topics

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — Paccar’s new automated transmissions were put through testing and demonstrations during a daylong launch event at the company’s technical center here, as media were given the chance to experience the new units firsthand.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
August 24, 2017

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