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Schneider Electric Partners with PACCAR to Improve Electric Truck Freight Efficiency and Charging Infrastructure

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Schneider Electric Partners with PACCAR to Improve Electric Truck Freight Efficiency and Charging Infrastructure

December 15
17:45 2021
Schneider Electric Partners with PACCAR to Improve Electric Truck Freight Efficiency and Charging Infrastructure
Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation.
• PACCAR received a $33 million matching grant in the SuperTruck 3 program

• Program focused on continued development of battery electric and fuel cell vehicles, vehicle charging stations

Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today reinforced its partnership with PACCAR as they receive a $33 million matching grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to continue the development of its Class 8 Kenworth and Peterbilt battery electric and fuel cell vehicles, along with its vehicle charging stations. As part of this program, Schneider Electric will provide the electric vehicle infrastructure design and microgrid resiliency to support the PACCAR SuperTruck 3 program for heavy and medium duty trucks in the United States and Canada.

The SuperTruck initiative was launched in 2009 by the DOE to improve heavy-duty truck freight efficiency. PACCAR successfully developed state-of-the-art Kenworth and Peterbilt vehicles in the prior SuperTruck and SuperTruck 2 programs. By leveraging strengths with microgrid and digital energy technology, Schneider Electric will help PACCAR deliver power systems solutions that benefit their customers and the environment.

“As the federal government continues to place a greater emphasis on infrastructure modernization and digitalization, this grant will help us build the foundation to meet the evolving electrification needs of fleets and truck operators,” said Kevin Self, Senior Vice President, Strategy, Business Development & Government Relations, Schneider Electric. “We are excited to join the SuperTruck 3 program to develop the required electric charging infrastructure to support PACCAR’s electric trucks program now and into the future.” 

SuperTruck 3 is a DOE initiative to develop state of the art zero emissions medium- and heavy-duty trucks. PACCAR received a $33 million matching grant for the highly selective program. “The SuperTruck 3 award underscores PACCAR’s industry leadership in zero emissions commercial vehicles,” said John Rich, PACCAR chief technology officer.

For more information on Schneider Electric and eMobility solutions, please visit https://www.se.com/us/en/work/solutions/for-business/automotive.

About Schneider Electric

Schneider’s purpose is to empower all to make the most of our energy and resources, bridging progress and sustainability for all. We call this Life Is On.

Our mission is to be your digital partner for Sustainability and Efficiency.

We drive digital transformation by integrating world-leading process and energy technologies, end-point to cloud connecting products, controls, software and services, across the entire lifecycle, enabling integrated company management, for homes, buildings, data centers, infrastructure and industries.

We are the most local of global companies. We are advocates of open standards and partnership ecosystems that are passionate about our shared Meaningful Purpose, Inclusive and Empowered values.

More info: www.se.com 

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