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October 21, 2014

Kenworth Adds New Features to Medium-Duty Cabovers

Kenworth also introduced Allison 3000 HS and RDS 5-speed and 6-speed automatic transmissions for its cabovers.

October 17, 2014

Kenworth System Coaches Driver Performance

Kenworth added the Driver Performance Assistant option for new T680 and T880 models with Paccar MX-13 engines and automated transmissions. The system is part of the Driver Performance Center which tracks vehicle efficiency statistics.

October 17, 2014

2015 Medium-Duty Trucks: The Vehicles and Trends to Look For

Medium-duty is the trucking industry's largest segment encompassing a wide variety of jobs from carrying tools and materials to construction sites to delivering food to stores. We take a look at the latest medium-duty offerings and highlight the 2015 models while manufacturers weigh in on industry trends and issues.

October 17, 2014

Kenworth Anti-Theft Available on T680 and T880

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

October 9, 2014

Dealer of the Year Speaks to Indiana Undergrads

Kyle Treadway, president of Kenworth Sales Company in Salt Lake City, Utah, spoke to students at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business about entrepreneurship and marketing.

October 3, 2014

Ultimate Test Drive Video: Kenworth T680 Part 3 - Powertrain

The T680 Advantage is the most aerodynamic truck Kenworth has ever produced. But a lot of the fuel savings comes from the powertrain. Jim Park shakes down the Paccar MX multi-torque engine and Eaton's Advantage transmissions, responsible for more than half of the truck's fuel economy gains. View more: Part 1: The Walkaround. Part 2: Overview

September 30, 2014

Ultimate Test Drive Video: Kenworth T680 Advantage Part 2 - Overview

You can put all the techology you want on a truck, but someone still has to drive the thing. Kenworth T680 exceeds expectations in all respects. Jim Park's three-part Ultimate Test Drive video series features a look at the T680's driving environment and some of the technology designed to make the driver's life better. View more: Part 1: The Walkaround.

September 22, 2014

Ultimate Test Drive Video: Kenworth T680 Advantage

The aerodynamic T680 from Kenworth started turning heads the day it was launched in 2012. Now it's available in the T680 Advantage package, which should improve fuel economy by up to 5%. In Part 1 of this three-part Ultimate Test Drive series, Equipment Editor Jim Park offers a walk-around exploring the aerodynamic features in detail.

September 22, 2014

More Than 63,000 Fleetguard Fuel Filters Recalled

Cummins Filtration is recalling more than 63,000 fuel filters due to the possibility they could fail. The filters were distributed in both the aftermarket and on certain Cummins engines manufactured earlier this year.

September 17, 2014

Inland Kenworth Opens New Facilities

Inland Kenworth has opened a new full-service Kenworth dealership in Albuquerque and a parts and service location in Kelowna, British Columbia.

September 10, 2014

Papé Kenworth Opens Two Oregon Service Locations

Papé Kenworth has opened two new parts and service locations along Interstate 5 in Oregon.

September 9, 2014

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.

September 4, 2014

Lightweight Alcoa Wheels Available on Kenworth Trucks

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

September 4, 2014

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.

August 20, 2014

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.

August 18, 2014

Celadon Adds 1,500 New Tractors to Fleet

Celadon Trucking Services has purchased more than 1,500 new tractors to add to its overall fleet.

July 30, 2014

Kenworth Offers Spicer AdvanTek 40 Tandems

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.

July 29, 2014

Paccar Income Gains 9%, New Parts Distribution Center Planned

Peterbilt and Kenworth parent, Paccar, reported increased revenues and net income for the second quarter of 2014.

July 23, 2014

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.

July 3, 2014

Paccar Parts Offers $4,000 in Loyalty Card Savings

Paccar loyalty card programs provides more ways for commercial truck operators across the United States, Canada and Mexico to save money on parts and service for their vehicle fleet.

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