Kenworth

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
Business, Special Coverage

Kenworth, Peterbilt Refresh Truck Offerings

Kenworth Driver's Studio by Philip Scott Andrews for TT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kenworth Trucks and Peterbilt Motors said they will offer Allison TC10 fully automatic transmissions on selected models, that they are starting certified pre-owned truck sales programs and that they will soon offer as standard Bendix Wingman Advanced safety systems on certain models.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
April 3, 2017
Business

Kenworth, Peterbilt Offer Allison TC10

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kenworth Truck Co. and Peterbilt Motors Co. said they will be offering Allison TC10 fully automatic transmissions on selected models, that they are starting certified pre-owned truck sales programs and that they soon will offer as standard, in certain cases, Bendix Wingman Advanced safety systems.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 27, 2017
Business

Werner Owner-Operator Named Top Rookie Military Driver, Wins Kenworth Truck

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An owner-operator who works at Werner Enterprises was named top rookie military driver by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring our Heroes Program, winning a new Kenworth T680 worth more than $100,000.

December 16, 2016
Business

Kenworth, Peterbilt to Return to MATS; Still Considering Decision on Rival Show

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Kenworth Trucks and Peterbilt Motors will return to the Mid- America Trucking Show in March after their one-year hiatus, and, so far, these Paccar Inc. brands will be the only North American heavy-duty truck makers to attend.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
October 24, 2016
Business

Kenworth Enhances Product Line

Neil Abt/TT

KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth Truck Co. announced a series of product enhancements and provided an industry outlook during a media briefing Aug. 12 that featured highlights from new General Manager Mike Dozier.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
August 22, 2016
Business

Kenworth to Make Only 500 More T660s

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Kenworth Truck Co., a unit of Paccar Inc., announced that it would sunset production by year-end of its T660 model after a run of 10 years and is offering customers a final chance to order one, as it intends to build just 500 more.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
August 16, 2016
Business

Kenworth Unveils T680 Advantage Day Cab That Touts 6% Fuel-Economy Gain

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KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth Truck Co. announced a series of product enhancements and provided a generally positive industry outlook during a media briefing on Aug. 12 featuring the company’s new general manager, Mike Dozier.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
August 15, 2016

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