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October 18, 2016

Medium-Duty Update: Growing Sales, Diesel Developments, Vertical Integration

The Class 3-7 medium-duty truck market has been stable and healthy so far in 2016 and it is expected that all segments will show consistent growth going forward.

October 17, 2016

Class 8 Update: Downturn, But Far From Bad Times

Production cutbacks should reduce heavy truck inventories, but are fleets waiting for new, more fuel-efficient models to appear? From our October issue.

October 17, 2016

Kenworth, Peterbilt Return to MATS for 2017

After a year in which none of the major Class 8 OEMs exhibited at the Mid-America Trucking Show, Kenworth and Peterbilt announced that they will return to the show for 2017.

October 10, 2016

Kenworth Offers Several New Options for T680 and T880

Kenworth is offering a few new options for its heavy-duty trucks, including a new natural gas engine and bunk heater system for the T680 and T880 and a FlowBelow AeroKit for the T680.

October 7, 2016

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.

October 6, 2016

Kenworth Offers 52-Inch Mid-Roof Sleeper on T680 Advantage

Kenworth has introduced the fuel-efficient T680 Advantage Package with 52-inch mid-roof sleeper for regional haul and less-than-truckload operations.

October 3, 2016

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

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.

September 20, 2016

Kenworth Adds Set-Forward Option for T880

Kenworth has expanded the T880 with a set-forward front axle configuration called the T880S, specifically designed for fleet and truck operators in ready-mix, dump and mobile crane applications.

September 6, 2016

On the Spot: How Bendix Wingman Fusion Works [Video]

HDT Contributing Editor Jack Roberts talks to Bendix's Fred Andersky about how the latest generation of Bendix's Wingman driver assistance system is different from previous generations of the collision-mitigation system.

August 18, 2016

Bendix Highlights Newest Advanced Safety System

Trucking journalists recently got an up-close demonstration of Bendix’s new Wingman Fusion integrated vehicle safety system, which uses advanced, high-speed computers, fully integrated safety systems and image-recognition cameras to give drivers fewer false alarms and faster responses in critical situations.

August 16, 2016

Kenworth Phasing Out Venerable T660

Kenworth customers are getting a “last call” opportunity to order from the final production allotment of 500 T660s.

August 15, 2016

Kenworth Adds Options to T370

Kenworth is enhancing its Kenworth T370 by adding a durable straight steel channel bumper, larger size 385/65R22.5 steer tires, and rugged, molded thermoplastic fender extensions to benefit vocational customers.

August 12, 2016

Kenworth Prepares to Launch Fuel-Economy Spec'ed Day Cab T680

Kenworth will extend its T680 fuel economy Advantage package into vocational applications soon with the launch of two new, T680 Advantage Day Cab models,, but will cut production of the T660 by the end of the year.

August 12, 2016

Q&A: Kenworth General Manager Talks Trucking's Future Challenges

Mike Dozier assumed his responsibilities as Kenworth Trucks new general manager after a three-year stint as general manager of Paccar's Australian operations. In a world of future tech, Mike Dozier wants to keep Kenworth focused on the customer.

August 1, 2016

Kenworth T680 Shows off Lightweight Specs

Even with a roomy sleeper, this T680 scales at just 14,200 pounds, making heavy payloads possible.

July 27, 2016

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.

July 22, 2016

Proper Spec'ing Helps Septic Service Improve Productivity

McNel Septic Services in Ravensdale, Wash., has doubled productivity on a route by properly spec'ing a Kenworth T880 to maximize payload while still being nimble enough to maneuver in residential neighborhoods, according to Kenworth.

July 21, 2016

Baldwin Filters Offers Aftermarket Filter Designed for Kenworth Models

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.

July 8, 2016

Kenworth's Body Builder Manual Assists in Planning

The manual contains information and guidelines useful in the truck body planning and installation processes. Early in the vehicle definition and ordering process, body builders can often contribute valuable information that reduces the ultimate cost of the body installation.

July 8, 2016

Kenworth Offers Automatic Transmission on T880 Short Hood

Kenworth has announced the option for a 7-speed Allison 4700 Rugged Duty Series fully automatic transmission on its 116.5-inch BBC T880 short hood.



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