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November 23, 2015

Photos: Kenworths on the Paccar Test Track

Earler this year, Kenworth hosted a group of trucking editors for a ride and drive at the Paccar technical center near Mt. Vernon, Wash., in an area known as the Skagit Valley. The center has twin mile-and-a-half tracks. The outer loop is a 1/6-mile, two-lane, high-speed track used for testing aerodynamics and fuel economy. The inner 1.5-mile durability track simulates 1 million miles in three months.

November 19, 2015

Photos: Hauling the Capitol Christmas Tree

On Dec. 2, U.S. Speaker of the House John Ryan will be ready to light up this 74-foot tall Lutz Spruce on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building with thousands of LED lights and 4,000 ornaments. The official welcoming of the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree and the kickoff to the holidays is a tradition that began in 1964 by House Speaker John W. McCormack.

November 18, 2015

Kenworth's Rock-Solid T880

The T880 was introduced a few years ago but in just six short months, orders for the new vocational platform overtook its worthy predecessor, the T800. In the heavy duty market, that's quite remarkable.

November 16, 2015

Ultimate Test Drive Video: Kenworth T880 Part 2

In Part 2 of this Ultimate Test Drive, Equipment Editor Jim Park puts a loaded Kenworth T880 dump truck through its paces on the rugged terrain at the Eaton track. 

November 12, 2015

Kane Orders 30 Clean Diesel Kenworth T680 Trucks

Third-party logistics company Kane Is Able is expanding its fleet with the purchase of 30 Kenworth T680 trucks with the Paccar MX-13 engine.

November 12, 2015

Ultimate Test Drive Video: Kenworth T880 Part 1

Kenworth introduced the T880 in March of 2013, and it would not be a stretch to say it took the industry by storm. In this video, Equipment Editor Jim Park takes the T880 for a spin in a relatively tame environment. 

October 27, 2015

Earnings Watch: Cummins, Paccar

A major OEM announced it is cutting its workforce even though it’s still well in the black as it released third quarter earnings this week while a truck and engine maker reported continued higher numbers.

October 20, 2015

Kenworth Offers Two-Hour Truck Repair Diagnosis

Kenworth is rolling out a service program for its trucks at certified dealers that would provide a full diagnostic analysis and repair estimate within two hours, the company announced at the American Trucking Associations' (ATA) Management Conference and Exhibition in Philadelphia.

October 19, 2015

KW Has 40-inch Sleeper for T880

Kenworth introduced a 40-inch sleeper for its T880 vocational truck used in applications like petroleum hauling and towing, and for tractors pulling flatbeds, lowboys or other trailers where length and weight are considerations.

October 17, 2015

Kenworth Lists New Products, Services, Won’t Exhibit at MATS 2016

PHILADELPHIA -- Lighter sleepers to serve more segments; PremierCare Gold to speed diagnostics and repairs at certified dealers.

October 13, 2015

2016 Medium-Duty Truck Trends

From city pick-up and delivery vans to on/off-road service units, this wide range of vehicles is seeing some of the same trends as its bigger brothers, and has a few of its own.

October 12, 2015

Kenworth T680 to Haul the Capitol Christmas Tree

A Kenworth T680 will be transporting the 51st U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree this year, stopping at 10 community celebrations en route to the tree-lighting event in Washington D.C.

October 7, 2015

Focus On... Paccar's New MX-11 Engine [Video]

There's a new engine in Paccar's MX lineup. New to North America, but with several years of experience under the big DAF cabs in Europe, the 11-liter MX-11 is the engine Kenworth and Peterbilt vocational and P&D customers have been waiting for.

October 7, 2015

Kenworth Adds New Options to Vocational Trucks

Kenworth has announced three new options, all aimed at the company’s lineup of vocational trucks-- a new transmission, a bumper and a fixed grille.

October 5, 2015

Paccar Announces MX-11 Diesel for North America

The new diesel weighs 400 pounds less than the MX-13, and has ratings as high as 430 hp and 1,550 lb-ft of torque.

September 17, 2015

Kenworth 76-inch Mid-Roof Sleepers in Production

Kenworth’s new 76-inch mid-roof sleeper for the Kenworth T680 and T880 is now in production, the company announced.

September 10, 2015

Kenworth Adds Fuel Tank Mounting Options for T270/T370

Kenworth has added two new frame packaging options for fuel tank mounting on the T270 and T370 trucks.

August 26, 2015

Kenworth Execs Talk Trucks and Trucking

In a wide-ranging discussion with trucking journalists at its headquarters Tuesday, Kenworth executives shared their insights on topics ranging from autonomous trucks to the safety of the industry.

August 26, 2015

UPS Gets 50,000th Paccar MX Engine Installed in a Kenworth

UPS received the milestone 50,000th Paccar MX series engine installed in a Kenworth truck at a ceremony at Kenworth headquarters Wednesday.

August 20, 2015

Predictive Cruise Control in Production for Kenworth Trucks

Kenworth’s Predictive Cruise Control is now in production for new Kenworth T680s and T880s with Paccar MX-13 engines.



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