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  • Peterbilt, Kenworth to work with Dana on electric trucks

    January 7, 2020 3:27PM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Kenworth and Peterbilt both announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) they will collaborate with Dana on electric medium-duty truck powertrain development. Peterbilt will work with Dana on electrifying the Model 220EV, while Kenworth will develop

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    September 1, 2015 10:34AM by James Menzies

    Last week I visited Seattle and had the opportunity to drive the Kenworth T880 from Kirkland, Wash to the Paccar Technical Center in Mount Vernon, Wash. This is a nice drive with some decent grades. The T880 I drove was

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    Kenworth adds new options for medium-duty cabovers

    November 23, 2014 7:53PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has rolled out three new engine ratings for its medium-duty cabovers to make them more versatile when it comes to applications and body customization. The Kenworth K270 and K370 cabovers can now be spec’d with the

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    June 24, 2014 7:51AM by James Menzies

    June 19-20, it was off to Chillicothe, Ohio, where I had the opportunity to drive a bunch of Kenworth trucks, among them, the new T680 Advantage. The Advantage incorporates a set of fuel-saving specifications that can collectively improve fuel economy

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    Kenworth still bullish on natural gas

    June 21, 2014 10:03PM by James Menzies

    Kenworth expects natural gas truck sales to grow, though the future of a 15L offering remains cloudy

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    New Kenworth cabovers available for order

    June 17, 2014 9:30AM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – New Kenworth K270 and K370 cabovers with modern interiors and exterior enhancements are available for order. Kenworth claims these new cabovers will be especially useful for city applications, like street sweeping and furniture hauling, where tight turning

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    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 T680 Advantage Road Tour dates announced

    June 2, 2014 1:25PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth Truck Company announced details about their Kenworth T680 Advantage Road Tour today. The tour allows truck operators the chance to explore the Kenworth T680 Advantage – Kenworth’s most fuel-efficient truck that boasts a powertrain combination of

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    Kenworth offers optimized engine/transmission combination for improved fuel economy

    May 15, 2014 2:15PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth says its T680 is now available with the Eaton Fuller Advantage 10-speed automated transmission, optimized for the Paccar MX engine. “By optimizing the Kenworth T680 with the new Eaton Fuller Advantage 10-speed automated transmission and 2014

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    Kenworth Clean Power video now available on Web site

    May 22, 2007 2:56PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — A new four-minute video on the Kenworth Clean Power no-idle system is available for viewing at w…

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    Latest Kenworth models named SmartWay-eligible by EPA

    May 1, 2007 5:15PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworths latest models the new T660 and T2000 have been recently acknowledged as SmartWay-…

  • Kenworth offering cool summer services

    April 30, 2007 10:28AM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Participating Kenworth dealers are offering Kenworth PremierCare Air Conditioning Services to he…

  • Canadian parts managers named to Kenworth Parts Council

    April 23, 2007 8:17AM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Parts managers Jo Frost of Edmonton Kenworth and Dan Villeneuve of Tandet Kenworth in Kingston h…

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    Cummins now offering SmartWay-certified ’07 engines

    April 19, 2007 1:28PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. — Cummins 2007 engines, which meet requirements for the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Smart…

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    Kenworth’s T660

    April 1, 2007 12:00AM by James Menzies

    MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – I must admit to feeling a certain kinship towards the Kenworth T660. I was at the Mid-America Trucking Show last year when the aerodynamic highway tractor was first introduced as…