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PACCAR Inc Donates Money to SAE Foundation's Centennial Anniversary Campaign

WARRENDALE, Pa., Feb. 1, 2007 - The SAE Foundation Centennial Fundraising Campaign – Inspiring A New Generation – is the recipient of a $350,000 pledge from PACCAR Inc.

With a goal of $25 million, SAE Foundation's Centennial Campaign helps provide the resources necessary to support innovative outreach programs such as A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series. These initiatives, and other distinguished educational efforts championed by SAE, are critical to nurturing the imaginations and encouraging the dreams of today's brightest young learners.

"I want to personally thank PACCAR Inc for this generous donation to the SAE's Inspiring a New Generation Campaign," Carson Walburn, SAE Foundation Director, said. "As the name implies, the money from this campaign will help keep SAE's outreach and education programs dynamic, fresh, and responsive to the changing needs of today's up-and-coming engineers."

A part of SAE International, the SAE Foundation supports and nurtures students' enthusiasm for science and technology through educational outreach programs, awards and scholarships. Programs like A World In Motion and the Collegiate Design Series offer hands-on learning through fun and challenging curricula to elementary school and college students.

PACCAR Inc is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. The company also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

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