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January 22, 2016

Kenworth 40-inch Sleeper Available for Order

Kenworth has made its 40-inch sleeper available for order with either the T880 or T680, designed for a variety of applications.

January 8, 2016

Canadian Kenworth Plant Produces 150,000th Truck

A Kenworth T370 was officially recognized as the the 150,000th truck produced at the Paccar plant in Ste-Therese, Quebec.

December 18, 2015

Kenworth Features Heavy, Medium-Duty Truck Photos in 2016 Calendar

The 2016 Kenworth Calendar features images of Kenworth’s aerodynamic, vocational, traditional and medium-duty trucks in scenic and work settings.

December 10, 2015

Minimizer to Improve Kenworth Floor Mats

Minimizer will be releasing updated floor mats for certain Kenworth models at the beginning of the year, the company announced.

December 4, 2015

Photos: Kenworth and the Capitol Christmas Tree

The Capitol Christmas tree was transported 3,000 miles by a Kenworth T680 from Seattle to Washington D.C., just in time for the lighting ceremony on Dec. 3. 

December 3, 2015

Kenworth Delivers Capitol Christmas Tree

Kenworth has successfully delivered the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, which was lit in a ceremony Wednesday evening on the Capitol’s west lawn.

November 30, 2015

Test Drive: Paccar MX-11 Pulls Stronger Than Expected

The new diesel from Kenworth and Peterbilt’s parent makes impressive power and torque, and saves 400 pounds over larger diesels.

November 26, 2015

Freedom Air Filters Pre-Filter for T660

Freedom Air Filters says its new pre-filter for the Kenworth T660 can extend the life of the truck’s factory air filter by intercepting larger particles of debris.

November 25, 2015

Kenworth's Predictive Cruise Control Looks Ahead to Save Fuel

Predictive cruise control uses terrain mapping and GPS satellite locating to manage the engine and transmission for efficient operation on up- and downgrades.

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.

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