October 21, 2014
Kenworth also introduced Allison 3000 HS and RDS 5-speed and 6-speed automatic transmissions for its cabovers.
October 17, 2014
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.
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.
Kenworth is offering its passcode protected anti-theft system for the T680 and T880 trucks.
October 9, 2014
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
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
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
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.
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 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 has opened two new parts and service locations along Interstate 5 in Oregon.
September 9, 2014
Kenworth is offering Dana Spicer EconoTrek 6x2 tandem axles as an option on its class 8, on-highway trucks.
September 4, 2014
Kenworth is now offering Alcoa Ultra One wheels for its class 8 and medium duty trucks.
Kenworth is now be including FuelSense packages for its Class 8 and medium-duty trucks with certain Allison transmissions.
August 20, 2014
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 Trucking Services has purchased more than 1,500 new tractors to add to its overall fleet.
July 30, 2014
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
Peterbilt and Kenworth parent, Paccar, reported increased revenues and net income for the second quarter of 2014.
July 23, 2014
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 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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