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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.

July 6, 2016

Kenworth Adds In-Cab Satellite TV Package for T680 Sleeper

Kenworth has added a factory-installed, in-cab satellite TV pre-wire option for new T680 76-inch sleepers to support EpicVue satellite television subscription service.

June 17, 2016

Truckworx Kenworth Opens New Dealership in Alabama

Truckworx Kenworth has relocated its full-service facility in Montgomery, Ala., into a new $6 million, 39,000-square-foot building with 21 service bays, including three bays dedicated for washing and conditioning trucks.

May 23, 2016

KW’s Plans for Its New Paccar MX-11 Diesel [Video]

Paccar’s 10.8-liter MX-11 diesel became available in January in Peterbilt and Kenworth heavy trucks. It claims strong power and torque, and is a lightweight alternative to the larger MX-13 and Cummins ISX12. Kurt Swihart, Kenworth’s marketing director, discusses the MX-11 and its applications.

May 19, 2016

Photos: Kenworth Shows Off its Latest Trucks

Kenworth showed off eight trucks and tractors to reporters and customers at its plant in Chillicothe, Ohio, in May 2016. They included three models and two Paccar MX diesels. Here are some of them, as photographed (and driven) by Senior Editor Tom Berg.

May 18, 2016

Kenworth’s Ohio Plant Getting New Parts Storage Facility

The Kenworth plant in Chillicothe, Ohio, is getting a $17 million automated storage facility to bring cab parts inside, out of the weather, and add efficiency to assembly operations, executives said on Wednesday. They also foresee another healthy sales year for Class 8 trucks.

May 12, 2016

Iowa 80 to Run Classic Kenworth in Antique Car Rally

The Iowa 80 Trucking Museum has been selected as a lunch stop for the Hemming’s Motor News Great Race, a cross-country road rally of antique vehicles that will include Iowa 80’s own 1938 Kenworth as the only semi-tractor in the competition.

May 6, 2016

$23 Million Phoenix Kenworth Dealership Opens

The truck dealership group Inland Kenworth has opened a new $23 million dealership in Phoenix, Ariz., as part of an 83-acre business park with a truck stop, truck wash, and trailer dealership.

April 26, 2016

Earnings Watch: Paccar Loss; Allison Profit Falls

A European price-fixing investigation led to a first-quarter loss for truck and engine maker Paccar, while Allison Transmission reported lower numbers.

March 28, 2016

Quick Spin: Strong Underpinnings Turn a Medium Into a Heavy

This ‘Baby 8’ Kenworth T370 has serious carrying capacity, with a midrange-size powertrain that performs well but saves money and weight.

March 18, 2016

TruStar to Build UPS CNG Fueling Stations

UPS has awarded a contract to TruStar Energy to build and maintain 12 new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations for the delivery company, TruStar has announced.

March 2, 2016

Kenworth Expands T680 and T880 Options

Kenworth is offering new collision mitigation, severe-duty suspension, and DEF configuration options on its T680 and T880 truck models.

February 29, 2016

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.

February 28, 2016

Kenworth Expands Auto Stop-Start Operation

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

February 22, 2016

Kenworth Hands Out Dealer Awards

Papé Kenworth received the 2015 Kenworth Dealer of the Year Award for the U.S. and Canada at the Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently in San Diego, Calif.

January 29, 2016

Earnings Watch: Paccar Record Annual Income, Werner Profit Rises

UPDATED -- Truck and engine manufacturer Paccar on Friday reported record annual revenue of $19.12 billion and record net income of $1.60 billion for 2015, but fell short of analysts’ expectations in the final quarter of the year.

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