Kenworth named Truck of the Year by ATD

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The Kenworth T880 has been named Truck of the Year by the American Truck Dealers (ATD). Judge's made the selection at the annual ATD convention and expo. Kenworth's vocational truck, with Paccar MX-13 engine, was chosen for its "exceptional handling, power, torque and outstanding visibility from all quarters of the driver's seat." Other finalists included the International WorkStar 7600 and the Peterbilt Model 567. A panel of journalists selected the winners from categories including innovation, design, safety and driver satisfaction. ATD, a division of the National Automobile Dealers Association, represents 1,800 medium- and heavy-duty truck dealers.