Peterbilt features Electric Trucks at ACT Expo in California
Peterbilt Motors Company will display its electric vehicle lineup this week at ACT Expo in Long Beach, California.
The Peterbilt booth #1934 will feature a Model 220EV, a Model 520EV and a Model 579EV. The 220EV is spec’d with the Meritor Blue Horizon eAxle first shown at CES in January, the 520EV will feature the Transpower mid-ship powertrain configuration, and the 579EV will feature the new Allison AXE Series e-Axle.
“Peterbilt has invested in the integration of electric powertrains into a wide range of existing products and customer applications for development and testing,” said Chief Engineer Scott Newhouse. “Today, we have 14 electric vehicles built, on our way to more than 30 by the end of the year, for real customer routes and to analyse performance so that our production options meet the standards customers expect when buying a Peterbilt.”
In addition to their booth, six 579EVs will be showcased at the front of the exposition center representing some of the Peterbilt electric vehicles that are in the hands of customers.
Located in Denton, Texas, the company has a global reputation for superior quality, industry leading design, innovative engineering and fuel efficient solutions, and is recognized as the “Class” of the industry.
Peterbilt provides a comprehensive array of aftermarket support programs through its 385 North American dealer locations that complement its full lineup of on-highway, vocational and medium duty products, including alternative fuel vehicles and offers industry leading service and support, including SmartLINQ® connected truck technologies, expedited Rapid Check diagnostic services, the Red Oval Certified used truck program, automated parts inventory replenishment and 24/7 complimentary Customer Assistance through 1-800-4-Peterbilt.