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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 3, 2015

Haldex Receives Paccar Supplier Award

Haldex is the recipient of Paccar's 2014 50 PPM Quality Award, the company has announced.

November 3, 2015

Peterbilt Offers MX-11 Engine With Model 579, 567

The Paccar MX-11 engine will be available for Peterbilt’s flagship Model 579 and vocational Model 567 trucks beginning Nov. 13, the company has announced.

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 14, 2015

Mitsubishi Electric Receives Paccar Supplier Award

Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America has received Paccar’s 2014 50 PPM Quality Achievement award for suppliers.

October 8, 2015

Test Driving the Paccar MX-11 Engine

We got a sneak preview of the MX-11 in a Kenworth T880 dump truck while at the Eaton Proving Grounds in Marshall Michigan - the one with the dirt track with grades of 20% and worse.

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.

August 21, 2015

Paccar Makes 100,000th MX-13 Engine

The 100,000th Paccar MX-13 engine produced for North America was recently presented to Kenan Advantage Group, which will operate it in a Peterbilt Model 579.

July 28, 2015

Cummins Profit Increases 6%, Paccar Jumps 40%

Truck engine manufacturer Cummins increased both second quarter revenue and net income, while truck and engine maker Paccar reported record quarterly net income.

July 21, 2015

SAF-Holland Facility Wins Paccar Supplier Award

A Michigan-based SAF-Holland manufacturing facility has received the Paccar 2014 50PPM Quality Award.

July 17, 2015

Peterbilt’s SmartLinq in Production

Peterbilt's new SmartLinq remote diagnostics technology is in production, a factory-installed system on all trucks equipped with Paccar MX-13 engines.

July 2, 2015

TruckTech+ Provides Diagnostics to Fleets and Dealers

Kenworth’s TruckTech+ is a tool to enhance vehicle diagnostics by providing information on Paccar MX-13 engine health to fleet managers, drivers and dealers.

June 18, 2015

Fleet Advantage Expands Business Development Team

Fleet Advantage, a provider of truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing, and lifecycle cost management, has expanded its sales team with the addition of Jeff Mills, a 23-year veteran in the transportation and equipment finance industry.

June 11, 2015

11 Kenworth Truck Models Recalled

A recall covering nearly 105,000 Kenworth trucks will address the potential for water leaks that can lead to wiper motor malfunction and raise the risk of an electrical short.

May 6, 2015

Paccar Offers Medium-Duty Leasing Program

Paccar Leasing Company (PacLease) will begin offering a medium-duty leasing program called the PacLease Value Spec, the truck maker has announced.

April 28, 2015

Peterbilt, Kenworth Trucks Recalled Over Cruise Control Problem

Paccar is recalling 443 model year 2015-2016 Peterbilt 220 and Kenworth K300 trucks for a problem with the cruise control decrease button, according to the NHTSA.

April 23, 2015

Peterbilt’s SmartLinq Shows Fleet Health in Real-Time

Peterbilt’s SmartLinq remote diagnostics system provides customers with real-time fleet health information to alert fleet managers to vehicle problems and help them manage service.

April 21, 2015

Paccar Increases First Quarter Profit 38%

Paccar Inc. reported first quarter earnings of $378.4 million, a 38% gain from the same time a year ago, while net sales and financial services revenue increased 10% to $4.83 billion.

March 30, 2015

OEMs Partner with PeopleNet and Omnitracs

PeopleNet and Omnitracs recently announced exclusive deals with original equipment manufacturers Peterbilt, Kenworth and Cummins to provide telematics and diagnostic tools for the companies.

February 18, 2015

Kenworth Awards Most Successful Dealerships

Kenworth named MHC Kenworth – Colorado the 2014 Dealer of the Year and MHC Kenworth - Kansas City the 2014 PACCAR Engine Dealer of the Year at the Kenworth Dealer Meeting in Phoenix, Ariz.



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