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August 2, 2013

Kenworth Northwest Opens Full-Service Dealership in Lakewood, Wash.

Kenworth Northwest has opened a new 26,400-square-foot, full-service facility in Lakewood, Wash., that offers easy access to U.S. Interstate 5. Kenworth Northwest’s Lakewood facility features 13 service bays, a truck wash bay, a well-stocked 5,400-square-foot parts warehouse and a driver’s lounge.

July 15, 2013

KW Exec: Natural Gas Gaining Popularity but Diesel Will Still Dominate

CORRECTED -- Kenworth Truck Co. sees a lot of promise in natural gas-powered vehicles, so it featured them last week at gatherings for dealers, customers and trade press writers at its plant in Chillicothe, Ohio. But diesel-powered trucks form a huge majority of those on the road and will continue to dominate the Class 8 business, one of the company’s executives commented to reporters.

July 2, 2013

Kenworth K270 and K370 Cabovers Offer Option For Adding a Second 45-Gallon Fuel Tank

Kenworth’s K270 and K370 medium-duty cabovers now offer the option of a second 45-gallon fuel tank, providing customers greater range and longer operating times between refuelings.

June 27, 2013

Kenworth All Wheel Drive T270 and T370 Now Available with Hendrickson Primaxx EX Rear Air Suspension

The Kenworth T270 and T370 medium-duty models equipped with factory-installed, front drive axles are now available for order with the Hendrickson Primaxx EX rear air suspension.

June 27, 2013

New 52-Inch Mid-Roof Sleeper For Kenworth T680 Now Available for Order

The Kenworth T680 is now available for order with the new Kenworth 52-inch mid-roof sleeper, well-suited for regional applications such as tank, bulk, flatbed and heavy haul.

June 18, 2013

Flatbed Trucker Delivers Not Only Oversized Loads, But Also Pets to New Homes

Bear, a 4-1/2–year-old Pekinese, traveled 4,500 miles for nine days across the western United States, British Columbia and the rugged wilderness of the Yukon Territories to be with his new family at their home in North Pole, Alaska.

June 10, 2013

More Than 1,300 2014 Kenworth and Peterbilt Trucks Being Recalled

A National Highway Traffic Safety Administration notice says an internal defect in the ignition switch causes the starter to engage when a key is partially inserted before the key is turned, and could cause injury to a person working in the engine compartment. Vehicles with standard transmissions may experience unexpected movement, which may result in personal injury or a crash.

May 28, 2013

Truckworx Kenworth Opens Seventh Location in Southwest Alabama

Truckworx Kenworth has opened a new parts and service facility in Thomasville, Ala. The new facility is located in Joe Davis Industrial Park just off of U.S. Route 43 in Clarke County, Ala.

May 23, 2013

Kenworth of South Florida Opens New Parts and Service Location

Kenworth of South Florida has opened a new parts and service location near U.S. Route 1 in Fort Pierce, Fla., about 3 miles east of Interstate 95.

May 20, 2013

PacLease, Kenworth Sales Co., and Blu LNG To Offer Rental Program for LNG-Fueled Trucks

Fleets operating along the I-84 and I-15 corridors from Las Vegas, Nev., through Utah, Idaho, and eastern Oregon can rent Kenworth trucks fueled by liquefied natural gas through a new rental program available from PacLease, its local franchise – Kenworth Sales Company, and Blu LNG.

May 20, 2013

Papé Kenworth Opens Three Parts and Service Facilities in Oregon and Washington

Papé Kenworth has opened new parts and service locations in Klamath Falls and Tangent, Ore., and Kelso, Wash.

May 17, 2013

Test Drive: Kenworth's T880 Day-cab Tractor

Equipment Editor Jim Park still recalls his first meeting with a T800. It was in the fall of'86, the year the truck was introduced and a little more than a year after the T600 had made its game-changing debut.

May 17, 2013

Kenworth T880 Dump Truck

Only a couple of days after announcing its new T880 at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., in March, Kenworth had a couple of trucks for us press people to drive. Equipment Editor Jim Park and I were pleased to be among the scribes who got their hands on the just-minted vocational and regional-haul vehicles.

May 15, 2013

Test Drive: Kenworth's New T880

In the May 2013 issue of Heavy Duty Trucking, Editors Tom Berg and Jim Park described their experiences taking Kenworth's T880 out for a test drive. They snapped these pictures.

May 6, 2013

Truckworx Kenworth – Birmingham Named Kenworth’s 2012 Paccar MX Engine Dealer of the Year

Truckworx Kenworth – Birmingham was named Kenworth’s 2012 Paccar MX Engine Dealer of the Year for the United States and Canada during the Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently at the Paccar Engine Company’s manufacturing plant in Columbus, Miss.

May 1, 2013

Truckworx Kenworth Named 2012 Parts and Service Dealer of the Year

Truckworx Kenworth was named Kenworth’s 2012 Parts and Service Dealer of the Year for the United States and Canada during the annual Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently in Columbus, Miss.

May 1, 2013

Kenworth of Lincoln Opens New Dealership

Kenworth of Lincoln has opened a full-service dealership at a remodeled facility on property west of Lincoln near the U.S. Interstate 80 and Highway 77 interchange.

April 30, 2013

Rihm Kenworth Pulls 2-in-a-Row Medium-Duty Dealer Award

Rihm Kenworth of Minnesota earns Kenworth Medium Duty Dealer of the Year award for the second year in a row.

April 24, 2013

Paccar, Daimler Report Lower Earnings and Revenue

Overall business and profits declined in the first quarter of the year for the parent companies of several truck makers.

April 11, 2013

MHC Kenworth-Kansas City Earns Dealer of the Year Award

MHC Kenworth – Kansas City received the 2012 Kenworth Dealer of the Year Award for the United States and Canada at the Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently at the Paccar Engine Company manufacturing plant in Columbus, Miss.

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