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KW’s New T880S Has Traditional Looks, Surprising Turnability
KW’s New T880S Has Traditional Looks, Surprising Turnability

April 7, 2017
A forward-set steer axle is usually a way to stretch truck’s wheelbase to meet weight-distribution laws in so-called bridge states, but the styling of...

Medium-Duty Update: Growing Sales, Diesel Developments, Vertical Integration
Medium-Duty Update: Growing Sales, Diesel Developments, Vertical Integration

October 18, 2016
The Class 3-7 medium-duty truck market has been stable and healthy so far in 2016 and it is expected that all segments will show consistent growth going...

Class 8 Update: Downturn, But Far From Bad Times
Class 8 Update: Downturn, But Far From Bad Times

October 17, 2016
Production cutbacks should reduce heavy truck inventories, but are fleets waiting for new, more fuel-efficient models to appear? From our October issue.

Kenworth T680 Shows off Lightweight Specs
Kenworth T680 Shows off Lightweight Specs

August 1, 2016
Even with a roomy sleeper, this T680 scales at just 14,200 pounds, making heavy payloads possible.

Kenworth’s Ohio Plant Getting New Parts Storage Facility
Kenworth’s Ohio Plant Getting New Parts Storage Facility

May 18, 2016
The Kenworth plant in Chillicothe, Ohio, is getting a $17 million automated storage facility to bring cab parts inside, out of the weather, and add...

Quick Spin: Strong Underpinnings Turn a Medium Into a Heavy
Quick Spin: Strong Underpinnings Turn a Medium Into a Heavy

March 28, 2016
This ‘Baby 8’ Kenworth T370 has serious carrying capacity, with a midrange-size powertrain that performs well but saves money and weight.

Test Drive: Paccar MX-11 Pulls Stronger Than Expected
Test Drive: Paccar MX-11 Pulls Stronger Than Expected

November 30, 2015
The new diesel from Kenworth and Peterbilt’s parent makes impressive power and torque, and saves 400 pounds over larger diesels.

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

October 17, 2015
PHILADELPHIA -- Lighter sleepers to serve more segments; PremierCare Gold to speed diagnostics and repairs at certified dealers.

High-mpg Model Round-Up
High-mpg Model Round-Up

June 22, 2015
The best fuel economy starts with a truck model specifically designed to squeeze the most possible miles from a gallon of diesel fuel and all major builders...

Class 8 Update: As Economy Builds, Almost Everybody’s Buying
Class 8 Update: As Economy Builds, Almost Everybody’s Buying

December 15, 2014
Builders report order upswings of 20% and more, along with gains for proprietary diesels and automated transmissions.

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