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    Kenworth unveils warranty for pre-owned trucks

    November 7, 2018 10:12AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth is now offering a two-year, 400,000-km Class 8 Paccar engines pre-owned warranty through the Kenworth Certified Pre-Owned Program – offering the chance to double the coverage on a standard warranty. The warranty covers 105 engine and aftertreatment components on

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    New ratings for MX-13 engines

    October 31, 2018 10:39AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Peterbilt will offer two new ratings of Paccar’s MX-13 engines in the 2019 model year. A multi-torque 455-hp with a torque rating of 1,650 – 1,850 lb.-ft. is joined by a 405-hp model with 1,650 lb.-ft. of torque. When packaged

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    Kenworth adds fuel economy package

    October 27, 2018 12:58PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworths are now available with a Paccar powertrain fuel economy package – combining the Paccar MX-13 engine with 405 hp at 1,650 lb-ft of torque, 12-speed automated transmission, 40K tandem rear axle, and enhanced Kenworth predictive cruise control. The MX-13

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    Kenworth upgrades electronics

    October 22, 2018 4:20PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth has upgraded the vehicle electronics for T680, T880 and W990 trucks with Paccar MX-13 or MX-11 engines. The updates have made it easier to integrate new options into the trucks while also simplifying wiring, providing control system feedback to

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    T880 stars in video series

    October 9, 2018 10:33AM by johng@newcom.ca

    T880 vocational trucks are the star of a new Body Builder Academy Training video series from Kenworth. The six videos focus on connectivity with Kenworth chassis systems, PTO functions, integrating electronics between the body and truck, and optimizing the driver

  • Test driving the Kenworth W990

    September 28, 2018 4:23PM by Derek Clouthier

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – A quiet and smooth, easy ride. That’s the best way to describe how Kenworth’s W990 drives – or I should say, rides, since I was a passenger on the Sept. 28 test drive of this new

  • Kenworth unleashes the W990

    September 28, 2018 1:08AM by Derek Clouthier

    Kenworth updates iconic W900

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    Paccar MX-11 gets Paccar transmission

    June 28, 2018 11:48AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Paccar MX-11 engines are now available with the company’s proprietary 12-speed automated transmission. Features of the transmission include 1.2-million-km oil drain intervals and a high power-to-weight ratio, Peterbilt says. The end result is also reported to be strong drivability and

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    Paccar sets up shop in Silicon Valley

    June 27, 2018 5:15PM by James Menzies

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Paccar has opened an Innovation Center in Silicon Valley, becoming the first truck manufacturer to create a permanent presence there. It has resulted in increased engagement with tech start-ups and created an environment that fosters innovation, according

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    Peterbilt introducing standard track steer axles

    March 23, 2018 4:27PM by Truck News

    Peterbilt will make standard track configurations of Paccar’s 20k and 22k steer axles beginning this May. Paccar’s heavy-duty steer axles are available on Models 567, 520, 389, 367, 365 and 348, and are ideal for vocational applications such as heavy-haul,

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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

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    Paccar transmission completes integrated powertrain

    August 22, 2017 11:32PM by James Menzies

    MT. VERNON, Wash. – Paccar has rounded out its integrated powertrain with the introduction of its own 12-speed automated transmission, which it’s billing as the lightest in the industry. The new Paccar transmission was optimized to be mated to the

  • Kenworth forges ahead in vocational market with the T880 and T880S

    July 21, 2017 9:00PM by Derek Clouthier

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth Trucks is hyping its vocational T880 series, believing the U.S. and Canadian economies are poised to continue an upward trajectory. “Whether you’re talking vocational or just the market in general in North America,” said Mike Dozier,

  • Peterbilt makes news on 579 EPIQ, SmartLINQ and Denton expansion

    October 2, 2016 1:47AM by Truck West

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Peterbilt is set to offer the aerodynamic Model 579 EPIQ day cab, new technology elements to its SmartLINQ remote diagnostics platform and have completed an expansion to its Denton, Texas manufacturing facility. Making the announcements during

  • 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