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Canadian Kenworth Company - Div. of Paccar of Canada Ltd.

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    Kenworth T270 marks milestone at Ste-Therese truck plant

    June 17, 2019 9:14AM by Truck News

    STE-THERESE, Que. – Paccar has produced its 200,000th truck at the company’s medium-duty plant in Ste-Therese, Que. The Kenworth T270 was presented to Miller Industries, a long-time Kenworth customer. It came equipped with a Paccar PX-7 engine rated at 300

  • Product Equipment

    Kenworth introduces certified pre-owned truck program

    November 16, 2016 1:10PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth has announced the introduction of a certified pre-owned program, which will be offered by Kenworth dealers and Paccar Financial Used Truck Centers. The program allows customers to buy qualifying late model, low mileage trucks that come

  • News Equipment

    Kenworth remains optimistic about truck market

    May 18, 2016 12:27PM by James Menzies

    CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Class 8 truck orders have fallen sharply in the early months of 2016, but Kurt Swihart, director of marketing for Kenworth, is maintaining an optimistic view. Speaking to trade press journalists today, Swihart said Kenworth predicts Canada/US

  • News Equipment

    Bayview Kenworth represented on dealer council

    March 7, 2016 1:15PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has named its 2016 Dealer Council and it will have Canadian representation in the form of Mike Nagle of Bayview Kenworth in St. John, N.B. The council works with Kenworth to better customer support through its

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    Kenworth expands product portfolio

    March 2, 2016 11:03AM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kenworth is coming off a good year, in which it grew its heavy- and medium-duty market share and achieved a new record on the medium-duty side. Jason Skoog, assistant general manager of sales and marketing for Kenworth,

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    Canadian Kenworth dealers recognized

    February 19, 2016 12:32PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth Montreal and Kenworth Truck Centres of Ontario recently received Silver Awards from the truck maker. The awards were presented at the company’s annual dealer meeting held recently in San Diego, Calif. Pape Kenworth, which operates a

  • Kenworth plant rolls its 150,000th truck off the assembly line

    January 7, 2016 4:34PM by Truck News

    STE-THERESE, Que. – Kenworth’s Paccar factory in Ste-Therese, Que. recently produced its 150,000th truck, a Kenworth T370, made for long-time customer Pierce Manufacturing. The truck is equipped with a Paccar PX-9 engine with 350 horsepower, 1,000 pounds/foot of torque at 1,400 rpms,

  • News Equipment

    Kenworth introduces new dealer program to improve uptime, additional options

    October 17, 2015 9:27PM by James Menzies

    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Kenworth took time at the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition to celebrate a “wonderful year” marked by market share growth and the addition of new products. Preston Feight, Kenworth general manager and Paccar vice-president, said

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    Kenworth adds new options, expects truck market to remain strong

    August 27, 2015 10:53AM by James Menzies

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth is expecting another strong year for Class 8 truck sales in 2016, but there isn’t a lot of room for the overall market to grow. Preston Feight, Kenworth general manager and Paccar vice-president, said at a

  • News Equipment

    UPS receives 50,000th Paccar MX engine in a Kenworth truck

    August 27, 2015 10:39AM by James Menzies

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has presented UPS with a plaque commemorating the 50,000th Paccar MX engine to be installed in a Kenworth truck. The milestone engine went into a Kenworth T680 day cab that UPS will deploy in the Seattle area.

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    Kenworth launches W900 spin-off, improves efficiency of aerodynamic tractor

    March 25, 2015 11:35PM by James Menzies

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — What’s old was new again at Kenworth’s display at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Kenworth introduced the ICON 900, a new take on an old favourite, its W900 classic-styled truck. The ICON 900 is on offer as a

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    Extended warranty available on medium-duty Kenworths financed by Paccar

    February 25, 2015 1:44PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has announced the availability of an extended warranty program on Classes 5-7 trucks purchased in Canada and financed through Paccar Financial. The trucks now qualify for a two-year/320,000-km basic vehicle extended warranty when the purchase is

  • Product Equipment

    Kenworth’s T680 now available in lightweight configuration

    June 3, 2014 10:34PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has announced its T680 is now available with a 52-inch sleeper in a lightweight configuration. “We exhibited a lightweight spec’d Kenworth T680 52-inch sleeper at this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show, and truck operators were very impressed

  • Kenworth now offering 52-inch mid-roof sleeper option for T680

    June 26, 2013 2:35PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth’s T680 is now available with a 52-inch mid-roof sleeper. Kenworth officials say the sleeper is well-suited for regional hauling applications – including tank, bulk, flatbed, heavy haul and lowboy –…

  • Canadian dealerships win gold, silver awards from Kenworth

    April 10, 2013 8:34AM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Canadian Kenworth dealers walked away with both gold and silver awards as part of the manufacturer’s Dealer of the Year award program. Awards were presented to dealers from Canada and the US at the Kenworth Dealer…