Kenworth

Business

Kenworth Sales Co. Remodels, Expands Idaho Dealership

Kenworth Sales Co. recently unveiled the $4.95 million remodeling and expansion of its Lewiston, Idaho, dealership.

November 6, 2017
Business

Kenworth Offers Training Videos for T880 Model

Kenworth Truck Co. launched a series of training videos for customers operating its flagship T880 vocational model.

October 16, 2017
Business, Equipment

Kenworth Makes 7-Axle Straight Truck for Ag Hauler

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Kenworth Truck Co. manufactured a 7-axle straight truck for White Oak Mills, marking the first time the OEM had made such a vehicle starting with its T880S platform.

September 11, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Putting Paccar’s New Automated Transmission to the Test

Paccar test drive Joe Howard/Transport Topics

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — Paccar’s new automated transmissions were put through testing and demonstrations during a daylong launch event at the company’s technical center here, as media were given the chance to experience the new units firsthand.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
August 24, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Kenworth Assesses Ramifications of ELDs on Business

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Kenworth Truck Co. looks at the potential effect of mandatory electronic logging devices on its business from the perspectives of truck production and valuation and fleet maintenance, company executives said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 26, 2017
Equipment

Kenworth Adds Options for Vocational Trucks Amid Rising Market

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Kenworth Truck Co. says a new axle, compressed natural gas engine and air intake will be available by the end of July.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 25, 2017
Business

Paccar’s Net Income Down in Second Quarter Despite Revenue Surge

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Second-quarter net income declined for truck maker Paccar Inc., even though revenue increased for the Bellevue, Wash.-based parent of Kenworth Trucks and Peterbilt Motors.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
July 25, 2017
Business, Safety, Fuel

Kenworth Mixer, Dump Truck Demonstration

A T880S mixer fueled by compressed natural gas and a T880 dump truck take to the course at Dirtfish in Snoqualmie, Wash., during Kenworth Truck Co.'s ride and drive of vocational vehicles July 21, 2017.

July 21, 2017
Business, Equipment

Class 8 Orders Surge 40% in June, Eclipse 18,000

Class 8 orders surge 40% in June Volvo

Class 8 orders cleared 18,000 in June, a 40% year-over-year gain, according to ACT Research Co.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 10, 2017
Equipment

Metro Xpress Combines Longhaul With Local Cartage to Develop a Competitive Edge

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Operating a longhaul service with local cartage is a winning combo for Wichita, Kan.-based Metro Xpress.

Laurie Wiegler | Staff Reporter
June 1, 2017

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