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November 26 2015 - Products

Freedom Air Filters Pre-Filter for T660

Freedom Air Filters

Preserve the life of you factory air filter with an easy to install pre-filter element from Freedom Filters.

Tags: Freedom Air Filters, Air Filter, Kenworth

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

July 2 2015 - Products

TruckTech+ Provides Diagnostics to Fleets and Dealers


Kenworth’s TruckTech+ is a tool to enhance vehicle diagnostics by providing information on Paccar MX-13 engine health to fleet managers, drivers and dealers.

Tags: Kenworth, Paccar, Vehicle Diagnostics, Remote Diagnostics

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 - Products

Keyless Entry Added to Kenworth T680 and T880


Kenworth has added a remote, keyless entry system as an option for new and existing T680 and T880 trucks.

Tags: Kenworth, T880, T680, Remote Entry

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 26 2014 - Products

Kenworth Introduces World’s Best Trucks 2015 Calendar


The 2015 Kenworth Calendar featuring The World’s Best Trucks is now available on the shop Kenworth website. The calendar features photos of Kenworth’s aerodynamic, vocational, traditional and medium duty trucks with scenic backgrounds.

Tags: Kenworth, Medium-Duty Trucks, Heavy-Duty Trucks

November 25 2014 - Products

East Manufacturing Releases Scale Model Tractor-Dump Trailer

East Manufacturing

East Manufacturing is offering an East 1/64th scale Limited Edition Die-Cast Dump Trailer with Peterbilt or Kenworth tractors. There is a choice of either a model Peterbilt 379 or Kenworth W900L.

Tags: Kenworth, Peterbilt, East Manufacturing

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

October 17 2014 - Products

Kenworth Anti-Theft Available on T680 and T880


Kenworth is offering its passcode protected anti-theft system for the T680 and T880 trucks.

Tags: Security, Kenworth, Medium-Duty Trucks, Kenworth T680, Kenworth T880

September 9 2014 - Products

Lightweight 6x2 Axle Available on Class 8 Kenworths


Kenworth is offering Dana Spicer EconoTrek 6x2 tandem axles as an option on its class 8, on-highway trucks.

Tags: Kenworth, Axles, Dana Spicer

September 4 2014 - Products

Lightweight Alcoa Wheels Available on Kenworth Trucks


Kenworth is now offering Alcoa Ultra One wheels for its class 8 and medium duty trucks.

Tags: Alcoa, Wheels, Kenworth

September 4 2014 - Products

Kenworth Adds FuelSense Package to Trucks


Kenworth is now be including FuelSense packages for its Class 8 and medium-duty trucks with certain Allison transmissions.

Tags: Kenworth, Allison Transmission, Allison Transmission FuelSense, Transmissions, Fuel Economy

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

July 23 2014 - Products

Kenworth T680 Now Available with Natural Gas–Powered Engine


The Kenworth T680 in day cab, 52-inch mid-roof sleeper, and 76-inch sleeper configurations now can be ordered with the factory-installed Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine rated up to 400 horsepower and 1,450 lb.-ft. of torque.

Tags: Kenworth, Natural Gas Vehicles, Liquefied Natural Gas, T680, Compressed Natural Gas

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

May 7 2014 - Products

Natural Gas-Powered Kenworth T680 To Offer Eaton UltraShift Plus Transmission

Kenworth, Eaton

The new Kenworth T680 natural gas truck will be available with the Eaton UltraShift Plus automated transmission as an option.

Tags: Kenworth, Eaton, Natural Gas Vehicles

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

Kenworth T680<br />Photo: Evan Lockridge

March 26 2014 - Products

Kenworth T680 Advantage Improves Fuel Economy Up To 5%


MATS, LOUISVILLE – Kenworth is introducing its new Kenworth T680 Advantage. The Kenworth T680 Advantage – Kenworth’s new, most fuel-efficient truck – features a special factory-installed aerodynamic package along with the optimized powertrain combination of the Paccar MX-13 engine.

Tags: Kenworth, Paccar, Mid-America Trucking Show, Aerodynamics, T680, Fuel Smarts

March 26 2014 - Products

Kenworth Announces Enhancements to Medium-Duty Cabovers


MATS, LOUISVILLE, KY -- Kenworth announced exterior and interior enhancements to its K270 and K370 models. Inside the cab, a new dash and gauge cluster provide more information than ever before to the driver.

Tags: Kenworth, Medium-Duty Trucks, Cabovers, 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