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PACCAR Establishes Technical Center in India

October 12, 2011, Bellevue, Washington – PACCAR launched its new PACCAR Technical Center in Pune, India with its partner KPIT, a leading technology solutions company.  The center will eventually have approximately 200 employees and will focus on engineering, information technology, and component sourcing for worldwide production and aftermarket operations.  “The PACCAR India Technical Center will deliver quality resources to our global engineering and IT organizations, and enable PACCAR to accelerate new product development,” said Todd Coulter, PACCAR India executive director.  “PACCAR is pleased to be partnering with KPIT as they are leaders in providing world-class information technology and product development support, particularly in the automotive sector,” added Dan Sobic, PACCAR executive vice president.

PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light- medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates.  PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and provides financial services, information technology and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.  PACCAR shares are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, symbol PCAR.  Its homepage is

KPIT Cummins Infosystems Limited (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT), a trusted global IT Consulting and product engineering partner, is focused on co-innovating domain intensive technology solutions for Manufacturing corporations (with special focus on Automotive, Energy & Utilities, Hi-Tech & Industrials verticals) to help its customers become efficient, integrated and innovative enterprises.  A leader in technology solutions and services, KPIT Cummins currently partners with 150+ global Manufacturing corporations including Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), semiconductor companies and Tier 1s, helping them globalize efficiently and bring complex technology products/systems faster to their global markets.  Its homepage is