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    Kenworth makes natural decision

    August 10, 2018 2:43PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth T680, T880 and T880S trucks are now available with Cummins Westport L9N natural gas engines. The engines can generate “near zero” levels of NOx, emitting just 0.02 g/bhp-hr ‒ 90% less than the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) NOx limit

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    Dana gets standard position on T270/T370

    July 19, 2018 3:18PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth T270 and T370 medium-duty trucks now come standard with Dana Spicer S140 single-reduction, single-drive axles. The Kenworth T270 features the Dana Spicer S17-140 rated at 16,000 lb., while the Kenworth T370 is standard with the Dana Spicer S21-140 rated

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    Jost fifth wheels for T680

    July 13, 2018 1:11PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth T680 on-highway trucks now come standard with the Jost JSK37USB fifth wheel. The fifth wheel actually has just four moving parts, with a simple mechanism that allows infinite adjustments, rather than the restricted motion associated with notched adjustments. Wear

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    Wingman Fusion now standard on T680

    July 10, 2018 11:43AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth’s T680 on-highway tractors will now come standard with the Bendix Wingman Fusion advanced driver assistance system. The system combines radar, camera, foundation brakes, and SafetyDirect from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, providing collision mitigation, lane departure warnings, braking when approaching

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    T680 goes all disc

    July 9, 2018 10:25AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth T680s will now come equipped with Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes on all axles, rather than the steer axles alone. At highway speeds, a tractor with disc brakes on every axle will stop about 15 feet sooner than one

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    T680 get front and rear discs

    June 28, 2018 1:19PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Bendix ADB22X rear air disc brakes are now standard on Kenworth T680 on-highway tractors, adding to their existing standard position on front axles. Brake features include a two-pin floating caliper design that distributes consistent braking forces. And disc brakes also

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    Kenworth T680 gets predictive cruise

    June 28, 2018 12:15PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth’s predictive cruise control system will become a standard offering on T680 trucks as of July 1. The system combines GPS data and cruise control to improve fuel economy. As the truck ascends and crests a hill, vehicle speed will

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    Axle options for Kenworth cabovers

    May 22, 2018 9:09AM by Truck News

    Kenworth has added three Dana Spicer axles to K270 and K370 medium-duty cabovers. The truck models are now available with the Dana Spicer S140 Series of single-reduction, single-drive axles, with gross axle weight ratings from 16,000 to 21,000 lb. The

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    T680 now offered with MX-11, AMT

    March 20, 2018 8:54AM by Truck News

    Kenworth’s T680 can now be ordered with the Paccar MX-11 engine and proprietary automated transmission designed to support linehaul and regional haul applications with gross vehicle weights up to 110,000 pounds. The MX-11 offers up to 430 hp and 1,650

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    Standard track options from Kenworth

    March 16, 2018 3:03PM by Truck News

    Kenworth has unveiled new standard track options for proprietary 20,000- and 22,800-pound Paccar front axles. The axles were introduced last year with wide track configurations, and are available in Kenworth Class 8 vocational models. The 20,000-pound rating achieved with 425-series

  • Registration for Truxpo now open

    March 1, 2018 5:12PM by Truck West

    ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – Western Canadian trucking show Truxpo is back in 2018 and is promising to offer expanded features for those attending the biennial event. “This year really will be bigger and better than ever for Truxpo,” said national show

  • Improved MX engines and proprietary axle coming from Paccar

    October 1, 2016 7:13PM by Truck West

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Landon Sproull, assistant vice-president of Paccar, announced the 2017 MX-13 and MX-11 engines would offer improved power, torque and fuel efficiency, increasing uptime and making Paccar engines ‘much more profitable to operate.’ “The Paccar MX-13 and

  • Kenworth Chillicothe plant reaches half million mark

    February 24, 2016 10:08AM by Truck News

    CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – The Kenworth factory in Chillicothe, Ohio rolled its 500,000 truck off the assembly line, with the milestone truck – a Kenworth T680 76-inch mid-roof sleeper with a Paccar MX-13 455-hp engine – presented to Melton Truck Lines

  • Product Equipment

    Kenworth’s 40-inch sleeper available for order

    January 22, 2016 10:37AM by Truck West

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth launched its new 40-inch sleeper for the T880 and T680 model trucks, providing a 260-pound weight savings compared to the 52-inch sleeper option. The 40-inch sleeper provides more than 22 cubic feet of storage space, has

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    Kenworth 2016 calendars now available

    December 15, 2015 12:49PM by Truck West

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Whether you’re into sports, landscapes, movies or music, there’s a 2016 calendar made just for you. But for those who just can’t get enough of the world’s most beautiful, streamlined and well put together rigs, Kenworth may