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October 19 2015 - Products

KW Has 40-inch Sleeper for T880

Kenworth Truck Co.

Kenworth introduced a 40-inch sleeper for its T880 vocational truck used in applications like petroleum hauling and towing, and for tractors pulling flatbeds, lowboys or other trailers where length and weight are considerations.

Tags: Kenworth, T880, Vocational, Sleepers

October 5 2015 - Products

Paccar Announces MX-11 Diesel for North America

Paccar Inc.

The new diesel weighs 400 pounds less than the MX-13, and has ratings as high as 430 hp and 1,550 lb-ft of torque.

Tags: Kenworth, Diesel Engines, Peterbilt, Paccar MX Engine

August 18 2015 - Products

KW Offers Maxwell Engine Start Module

Kenworth Truck Co.

Kenworth says it has begun producing trucks with an available engine advanced starting and battery charging system.

Tags: Kenworth, Inverter, Engine Start Module, Maxwell Technologies

April 28 2015 - Products

Kenworth Offers Meritor Permalube RPL Drivelines


Kenworth has added Meritor Permalube RPL Series Drivelines as an option on selected, new Class 8 trucks.

Tags: Kenworth, Meritor, Drivelines

April 27 2015 - Equipment

Meritor Front Steer Axles Increase Maneuverability


Kenworth is offering the Meritor Front Steer non-drive axle family for selected Class 8 trucks and the Class 7 Kenworth T370.

Tags: Kenworth, Meritor, Steer Axles

November 24 2014 - Products

Kenworth Cabover Options Expand Applications

Kenworth Truck Co.

Kenworth has three new options that extend the applications range for its medium-duty cabovers. More back-of-cab space and right-hand steering allow body-mounting flexibility and specialty work.

Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Cabovers, Kenworth K270, Kenworth K370, Kenworth

August 20 2014 - Products

Kenworth T880 Adds Option for Natural Gas


Kenworth announced a natural gas option for its T880 vocational truck, a Cummins Westport ISX12 G that can run either CNG or LNG fuel systems.

Tags: Kenworth, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG, LNG, Vocational, Cummins ISX12 G

July 29 2014 - Products

Kenworth Offers Spicer AdvanTek 40 Tandems

Kenworth Truck Co.

Kenworth says it has added Dana’s Spicer AdvanTek 40 tandem axle for new Class 8 pickup & delivery, regional haul and linehaul trucks equipped with the Kenworth AG380 or AG400L suspension.

Tags: Kenworth, Dana Spicer, Tandem axle, Axles

June 9 2014 - Equipment

Kenworth Offers Lightweight T680 Sleeper

Kenworth Truck Co.

Specs include the 12.9-liter MX-13 diesel mated to an Eaton Advantage transmission, a 6x2 tandem, wide-base single wheels and tires, and an aluminum fifth wheel.

Tags: Kenworth, T680, Lightweighting

March 27 2014 - Products

Eaton Launches Fuller Advantage Series Transmission with Paccar

Eaton, Paccar, Kenworth, Peterbilt

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Eaton announced that an optimized version of its Fuller Advantage Series Automated 10-speed transmissions will be available on select Paccar trucks with the MX-13 engine in order to maximize fuel efficiency in linehaul applications.

Tags: Kenworth, Cummins, Paccar, Eaton, Peterbilt, Transmissions, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 4 2014 - Products

Kenworth Adds Bendix Front and Rear Air Disc Brakes As Option for T370

Kenworth, Bendix

Kenworth Truck Company announced that factory-installed Bendix ADB22X front and rear air disc brakes are now available for new Kenworth T370 medium-duty conventional trucks.

Tags: Kenworth, Bendix, Air Disc Brake

December 20 2013 - Products

Kenworth T680 52-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper Available with Optional Upper Bunk


Kenworth has enhanced its 52-inch mid-roof sleeper offering with the addition of an optional upper bunk and aerodynamic roof fairing for the Kenworth T680.

Tags: Kenworth, Aerodynamics, Sleepercab

December 6 2013 - Equipment

Kenworth Makes Bendix Front Air Disc Brakes Standard on Class 8 Trucks

Kenworth Truck Company

Kenworth has announced it will make Bendix ADB22X front air disc brakes standard on its Class 8 tractors and trucks.

Tags: Kenworth, Bendix, Disc Brakes, Brakes, Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake, Air Disc Brake

June 27 2013 - Products

New 52-Inch Mid-Roof Sleeper For Kenworth T680 Now Available for Order


The Kenworth T680 is now available for order with the new Kenworth 52-inch mid-roof sleeper, well-suited for regional applications such as tank, bulk, flatbed and heavy haul.

Tags: Kenworth

Kenworth&#39;s newest vocational model, the T880, unveiled in Louisville, KY yesterday.<br /><br />

March 21 2013 - Products

Kenworth Launches T880 Vocational Truck, Adds Regional T680


Kenworth today unveiled its latest vocational model, the T880. Numerically, the T880 is the next generation of the venerable T800, but Kenworth has no immediate plans to retire that workhorse.

Tags: Kenworth, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 11 2013 - Products

Dana Has New Lightweight Tandem, Stronger Drive Shafts

Dana Holding Corp

Dana Sunday introduced a new tandem rear axle product and stronger drive- and inter-axle shafts, and said certain axles are now available on Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks. Executives described the products the day before TMC’s annual meeting opened in Nashville, Tenn.

Tags: Kenworth, Peterbilt, Dana, TMC, Axles, Spicer

March 6 2013 - Products

Roof Fairings Newly Available for KW’s T270/370 Conventionals

Kenworth Truck Co.

Kenworth aims to make roof fairings a more common sight in the medium-duty segment, announcing its T270 and T370 medium-duty vehicles are now available with roof fairings.

Tags: Kenworth, Work Truck Show, Light & Medium