Business, Equipment

Paccar Hits Record 2Q Revenue; Profits Surge

Paccar Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks by John Sommers II for Transport Topics.

Truck maker Paccar Inc. in the second quarter rode strong performances from all sectors of its business to record quarterly revenue and a surge in net income.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 24, 2018

Paccar Reports Record Revenue in 4Q, Full Year

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Truck maker Paccar Inc. reported record sales and improved net income for the 2017 fourth quarter and full year, benefiting from peak North American market share and strong aftermarket parts sales.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
January 30, 2018
Business, Equipment

Truck Makers Point to Improving Market in 3Q

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Truck makers highlighted growing demand for their equipment in third-quarter earnings reports even as they posted mixed results. One saw profitability slip but revenue climb, while two others reported an increase in net income and revenue.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
November 1, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Paccar Team of Kenworth, DAF Funded for SuperTruck II Research

The Kenworth Truck Co. and European DAF Trucks brands of Paccar Inc. have been selected as the fifth team to participate in the Department of Energy’s SuperTruck II research program, the government agency announced Aug. 30.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
September 6, 2017
Business, Fuel

Paccar Introduces Automated Transmissions

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MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — Paccar has introduced a line of proprietary automated transmissions that the company says completes its integrated powertrain offerings.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
August 22, 2017

Kenworth Adds Options for Vocational Trucks Amid Rising Market

Roger W. Gilroy/Transport Topics

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

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 25, 2017

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, 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 | Staff Reporter
July 10, 2017

Paccar to Launch Proprietary Axle for Construction and Vocational Segments


Paccar Inc. announced that it will introduce a new proprietary front axle for its Kenworth Truck Co. and Peterbilt Motors Co. brands in the third quarter, adding that the axle is designed for construction and vocational applications that support infrastructure investments.

Transport Topics
May 22, 2017

Paccar to Open Manufacturing Plant in Texas

Seattle-based truck manufacturer Paccar Inc. has reached a preliminary agreement to build a 130,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in McKinney, Texas, the city's economic development agency said.

Steve Brown | The Dallas Morning News
May 19, 2017