09 October 2014 | Eindhoven

PACCAR MX-11 engine wins Innovation Award

The PACCAR MX-11 Euro 6 engine has won the Truck Innovation Award at the annual Fleet Transport Awards 2015 in Ireland. The engine received the recognition because of its state-of-the-art technology, resulting in maximum reliability, high fuel efficiency and low weight for optimum payload.

The 10.8 litre PACCAR MX-11 engine is offered in DAF’s popular CF and XF models and is available with outputs from 210 kW/286 hp to 320 kW/435 hp. “When developing the new six cylinder diesel engine, DAF started with a clean sheet of paper”, commented Jarlath Sweeney, chairman of the Fleet Transport Awards jury and editor-in-chief of the leading Irish magazine, Fleet Transport. “By integrating as many functions as possible and applying advanced technologies like double overhead camshafts and high pressure common rail fuel injection, the new PACCAR MX-11 engine is a great example of modern engine development, offering added value to the operator while meeting the stringent Euro 6 emission requirements.”

“The development of the new PACCAR MX-11 engine is part of the drive towards achieving higher levels of efficiency through the move to smaller displacement engines”, said DAF Trucks’ chief engineer Ron Borsboom, member of the DAF Trucks Board of Management. “Main development criteria were high performance, low weight and fuel consumption, as well as maximum reliability and durability and excellent uptime. We get excellent feedback on the PACCAR MX-11 engine from customers throughout Europe and we are honored with receiving the Truck Innovation Award, which is a great recognition.”

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