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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.

April 5, 2013

Kenworth Introduces Factory-Installed Idle Management System

Kenworth has announced a new factory-installed and integrated engine-off heating and cooling idle management system for its long-haul T680 with a 76-inch sleeper.

April 1, 2013

Kenworth's new T880

Kenworth unveiled the versatile T880 at the Mid-America Trucking Show in March. It can be configured to do almost anything, from heavy-haul to a straight truck. It's the successor-in-waiting to the venerable T800 which has been in service for more than 20 years. Kenworth has no immediate plans to phase out the T800. 

March 25, 2013

Recall Issued for Certain Kenworth and Peterbilt Models

Paccar is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Kenworth T680 and T880 trucks and model year 2013-2014 Peterbilt 567, 579 and 587 trucks equipped with air ride seats. The cables for anchoring the seat belt buckles of both the driver and passenger seat may fray.

March 22, 2013

Integrated Approach Tractor-Trailer Saves Fuel in KW's T680 Advantage Package

Kenworth designers have turned to the trailer part of their T680 Advantage rig, integrating the smoothly styled tractor's aerodynamics into the lines of a 53-foot Utility van. The tractor has mechanical and electrical equipment meant to save fuel, but reducing air drag across the entire vehicle is almost as important, they said.

March 21, 2013

Kenworth Launches T880 Vocational Truck, Adds Regional T680

Kenworth today unveiled its latest vocational model, the T880. Numerically, the T880 is the next generation of the venerable T800, but Kenworth has no immediate plans to retire that workhorse.

March 20, 2013

Kenworth Launches T880 Vocational Truck, Adds Regional T680

Kenworth today unveiled its latest vocational model, the T880. Numerically, the T880 is the next generation of the venerable T800, but Kenworth has no immediate plans to retire that workhorse.

March 20, 2013

Monarch Beverage Commits To CNG Kenworth T440s

As Fred Dufour looks out at Monarch Beverage’s diesel fueling station, he knows that in only a couple of years, it will nearly be all gone. “The need for diesel, that is,” Dufour said. “Every year, our fleet of trucks consumes nearly 1 million gallons of diesel, but in 2015, we’ll be using less than 100,000 gallons. We’ll be doing our part in reducing our dependence on foreign oil, while reducing greenhouse gases by 1,500 tons per year.”

March 20, 2013

MATS 2013: Day One Kicks Off

Day One of Mid-America Trucking Show 2013 is filled to the brim with press events, product releases and the Fleet Forum. We are posting pictures of what we are seeing in Louisville, Ky., each day so stay tuned.

March 19, 2013

Recalls Issued for Great Dane Trailers, Daimler and Kenworth Trucks

Great Dane Trailers is recalling certain model year 2011 Dry Freight semi-trailers. Welds at the bottom of the I-beam bogie frame may have been improperly applied.

March 11, 2013

Dana Has New Lightweight Tandem, Stronger Drive Shafts

Dana Sunday introduced a new tandem rear axle product and stronger drive- and inter-axle shafts, and said certain axles are now available on Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks. Executives described the products the day before TMC’s annual meeting opened in Nashville, Tenn.

March 7, 2013

Kenworth K270 and K370 Medium Cabovers Now Ride on Air

Kenworth announced that two Hendrickson rear air ride suspensions are now available as options on Kenworth medium-duty cabovers.

March 6, 2013

Roof Fairings Newly Available for KW’s T270/370 Conventionals

Kenworth aims to make roof fairings a more common sight in the medium-duty segment, announcing its T270 and T370 medium-duty vehicles are now available with roof fairings.

February 21, 2013

KW and Paccar Offer Extended Engine Warranty for T680s with Paccar MX-13

Kenworth Truck Company and Paccar Financial have introduced an Extended Engine Warranty Program available to qualifying customers who purchase new Kenworth T680s equipped with Paccar MX-13 engines and finance through Paccar Financial.

February 14, 2013

CIT Kenworth Chicago Opens Full-Service Facility in Mokena

CIT Kenworth Chicago has opened a full-service dealership in a new state-of-the-art facility in Mokena, Ill.

February 14, 2013

Kenworth Celebrates 90th Anniversary in 2013

Kenworth Truck Company is celebrating its milestone 90th anniversary during 2013.

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