Kenworth

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

John Sommers II for TT

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

Ari Ashe/TT

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

John Sommers II for TT

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

Neil Abt/Transport Topics

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
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Video: Bendix, Kenworth Demonstrate Wingman Fusion

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems provided an in-cab demonstration of the Bendix Wingman Fusion safety system here during a Kenworth media event.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
August 15, 2016

Bendix, Kenworth Demonstrate Wingman Fusion

Fred Andersky of Bendix provides an in-cab demonstration of the Bendix Wingman Fusion safety system. (Neil Abt/Transport Topics)

August 15, 2016
Business

Kenworth Receives $8.6 Million in Grants for T680 Drayage Truck Projects in California

Kenworth has been awarded three government grants totaling $8.6 million that will support low emissions projects involving Kenworth T680 Day Cabs targeted for use as drayage tractors at Southern California ports.

August 15, 2016

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