* Texas - Paccar makes Collison Avoidance systems standard on some Peterbilt, Kenworth trucks
--- Truck maker Paccar is making automated safety systems standard on some of its Peterbilt and Kenworth big rigs, the company announced Wednesday at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville... The Peterbilt Model 579 will come standard with the Bendix Wingman Advanced system in mid-2017, which includes in-lane object recognition and adaptive cruise control with braking and collision mitigation technology... Along with the Wingman Advanced, Peterbilt started offering the Bendix Wingman Fusion automated safety systems on its 2016 trucks... Kenworth, another Paccar company, will offer the Wingman Fusion on its T680 Advantage commercial trucks... The systems help drivers reduce the incidents of rear-end collisions, Peterbilt said in a statement...
(Photo: Peterbilt - Kenworth T680 heavy-duty truck, which will offer standard Wingman Fusion safety technology) -- Denton, TXS, USA - Trucks.com, by CLARISSA HAWES - MARCH 22, 2017
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