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March 30, 2015

OEMs Partner with PeopleNet and Omnitracs

PeopleNet and Omnitracs recently announced exclusive deals with original equipment manufacturers Peterbilt, Kenworth and Cummins to provide telematics and diagnostic tools for the companies.

March 30, 2015

Predictive Cruise Control Optional on T680 and T880

Kenworth's Predictive Cruise Control is optional on Kenworth T680s and T880s with the PACCAR MX-13 engines. The feature is one of several driver assistance systems designed to improve efficiency.

March 27, 2015

Kenworth Introduces Advanced Charge Start System

Kenworth will offer an ultracapacitor-based engine start module from Maxwell for increased performance and better protection against battery drainage, the company announced at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

March 25, 2015

Kenworth Launches Diagnostics and Productivity Tools

Kenworth will begin offering Trucktech+ and Nav+ HD technology products designed to improve vehicle diagnostics and productivity.

March 25, 2015

KW’s W900L Gets Icon 900 Limited Edition

Kenworth Truck announced a custom, limited edition version of its W900L called the Icon 900 at the Mid-America Trucking Show. The Icon model will see a limited production run and KW dealers are now accepting orders.

March 25, 2015

Kenworth Launches 76-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper

Kenworth Truck announced a new 76-inch mid-roof sleeper for its T680 and T880, with production starting in fall.

March 3, 2015

Kenworth Offers Heavier Front Axle for T370 Truck

Kenworth is offering 18,000- and 20,000-pound axles with the truck that's powered by a PACCAR PX-9 8.9-liter inline-6 cylinder engine that produces 350 hp and 1,150 lb.-ft. of torque.

February 27, 2015

Kenworth Offers Rebate to OOIDA Members on Sleepers

Kenworth is offering a $1,000 rebate on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth sleeper trucks to members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association during 2015.

February 26, 2015

Kenworth, Paccar Offer Medium-Duty Extended Warranty

Kenworth is offering an extended warranty program for U.S. buying new Kenworth Class 5-7 trucks financed through Paccar Financial.

February 23, 2015

Test Drive: Kenworth T680 Advantage

A new powertrain, enhanced aerodynamics and light-weighting make the T680 Advantage the most fuel-efficient Kenworth ever.

February 20, 2015

Kenworth Awards Parts Dealers At Dealer Meeting

Kenworth named Truck Enterprises Hagerstown its 2014 Parts and Service Dealer of the Year and named Worldwide Equipment as the 2014 TRP All-Makes Dealer of the Year.

February 18, 2015

Kenworth Awards Most Successful Dealerships

Kenworth named MHC Kenworth – Colorado the 2014 Dealer of the Year and MHC Kenworth - Kansas City the 2014 PACCAR Engine Dealer of the Year at the Kenworth Dealer Meeting in Phoenix, Ariz.

February 17, 2015

Kenworth Announces Medium Duty Dealer of the Year

For the third time in four years, Kenworth named Rihm Kenworth the company’s Medium Duty Dealer of the Year for the U.S. and Canada.

February 12, 2015

Kenworth, Paccar Offer Extended Warranty Program

Kenworth and Paccar Financial are offering an Extended Warranty Program for U.S. customers purchasing new Kenworth Class 8 trucks financed through PACCAR.

February 2, 2015

Test Drive: Kenworth T680 Advantage

Kenworth claims the T680 Advantage is the most aerodynamic truck it has ever produced, boasting a 5% improvement over the standard T680. Here are a few photos we shot during a test drive of the Kenworth T680 Advantage. Photos by Jim Park. 

January 30, 2015

Paccar Profit Passes $1.3 Billion Mark

The truck and engine manufacturer Paccar Inc. on Friday reported record annual revenues of $18.99 billion and net income of $1.36 billion for 2014.

January 26, 2015

Kenworth Wins ATD Truck of the Year Award

The American Truck Dealers named the Kenworth T880 Vocational Truck as the 2015 Truck of the Year at the ATD convention and Expo in San Francisco.

January 22, 2015

Kenworth Names 2015 Dealer Council

Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2015 Kenworth Dealer Council members.The council features leading executives from among the more than 360 Kenworth dealerships in the U.S. and Canada.

December 24, 2014

Kenworth Celebrates Millionth Truck Delivery

Kenworth celebrated the delivery of its one millionth truck to TransAm Trucking of Lathe, Kan. The 91 year-old company held a ceremony to celebrate the milestone at the Kenworth assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio.

December 15, 2014

2014 Class 8 Update

We take a look at the current and upcoming models from Class 8 manufacturers.

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