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October 7 2016 - Products

Kenworth Offers Bendix Wingman Advanced Option for T270, T370


Kenworth will add the Bendix Wingman Advanced collision mitigation system as an option on its medium-duty Kenworth T270 and T370 trucks.

Tags: Kenworth, T270, T370, Bendix, Collision Mitigation

October 3 2016 - Equipment

Starter Made for Paccar MX-11 and MX-13 Engines

Prestolite Electric

Prestolite Electric’s Leece-Neville Heavy Duty Systems brand is offering a new in-line gear reduction starter motor called the M110608 for Paccar’s MX-11 and MX-13 engines.

Tags: Kenworth, Paccar, Mitsubishi, Peterbilt, Starters, Delco Remy, Prestolite

July 27 2016 - Products

Kenworth Launches Essentials App for Mobile Devices


Kenworth Truck Company has launched the Kenworth Essentials app for Apple and Android mobile devices, offering relevant information on trucks, engines and technologies.

Tags: Kenworth, Mobile Devices, Mobile Apps

July 21 2016 - Products

Baldwin Filters Offers Aftermarket Filter Designed for Kenworth Models

Baldwin Filters

Baldwin Filters is offering the CA30102 Channel Flow EXO air filter as an aftermarket replacement to the P611698 OE filter for Kenworth T440, T470, T660 and T800.

Tags: Kenworth, Filters, Baldwin Filters

February 29 2016 - Products

Meritor HD Axles for KW T370


The strong steer axles come with a heavy-duty, cross-brace-reinforced front frame assembly, bolted cross members and either 10-5/8-inch frame rails with insert or 10 3/4-inch frame rails.

Tags: Kenworth, Meritor, Axles, Tandem Axle, Steer Axles

February 28 2016 - Products

Kenworth Expands Auto Stop-Start Operation

Kenworth Truck Co.

Kenworth's Engine Auto Start and Stop monitoring system now monitors oil temperature as well as state of battery charge.

Tags: Kenworth, Battery Charger, TMC, Auto Start/Stop

December 18 2015 - Products

Kenworth Features Heavy, Medium-Duty Truck Photos in 2016 Calendar


The 2016 Kenworth Calendar features images of Kenworth’s aerodynamic, vocational, traditional and medium-duty trucks in scenic and work settings.

Tags: Kenworth, Class 8, Medium-Duty Trucks, Photo, Vocational Trucks

December 10 2015 - Products

Minimizer to Improve Kenworth Floor Mats


Minimizer will be releasing updated floor mats for certain Kenworth models at the beginning of the year, the company announced.

Tags: Kenworth, Minimizer, Floor Mats

November 26 2015 - Products

Freedom Air Filters Pre-Filter for T660

Freedom Air Filters

Freedom Air Filters says its new pre-filter for the Kenworth T660 can extend the life of the truck’s factory air filter by intercepting larger particles of debris.

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