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  • Kenworth plants receive environmental certification

    August 14, 2018 12:20PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth has announced all three of its assembly plants – including its medium-duty plant in Ste-Therese, Que. – have been ISO14001:2015 certified. The certification supports the production of trucks in an environmentally responsible manner. Heavy-duty truck plants

  • Working trucks awarded during SuperRigs

    June 19, 2018 12:00PM by Truck West

    RAPHINE, Va. – Eric Turner’s 2015 Peterbilt 389 is pretty impressive inside and out. Turner took home Best of Show honors at the Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition this past weekend in Virginia, also placing first for Best Interior. Turner, whose

  • Custom Truck Sales expands in Estevan

    June 18, 2018 7:17PM by Truck West

    ESTEVAN, Sask. – Custom Truck Sales has relocated its Estevan, Sask., facility in an effort to better service its customers. The new nine-acre location at 201 Shand Road is situated near two major highways with high truck traffic, and offers

  • News Technology

    Kenworth working with UPS on SuperTruck

    May 25, 2018 6:31AM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth and UPS are working together to develop a truck under the U.S. Department of Energy-funded SuperTruck II program. The goal is to improve freight efficiency by more than 100% over a 2009 baseline, and to achieve

  • News Equipment

    Kenworth La Sarre moves into larger facility

    March 21, 2018 8:13AM by Truck News

    LA SARRE, Que. – Kenworth La Sarre has moved into a new 12,000 sq.-ft. facility to support its customers in Northwestern Quebec. The dealership sits on 5.7 acres, about six kilometers southeast of its previous site. It offers lots of

  • Product Uncategorized

    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

  • Four Canadians named to Kenworth Parts Council for 2018

    February 26, 2018 8:07PM by Truck West

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth Truck Company has named four Canadians to its 2018 Parts Council, three coming from Western Canada. Jo Frost of Edmonton Kenworth out of Leduc, Alta. will act as chairwoman of the council, Boyd McConnachie of Inland

  • News Equipment

    Kenworth recognizes top dealers

    February 22, 2018 10:36AM by Truck News

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – A number of Canadian Kenworth dealers were recently recognized for their achievements at the truck maker’s annual dealer meeting. Kenworth Maska and Kenworth Montreal were named Gold Award winners. Kenworth Maska retailed 350 new Kenworth trucks, excelled

  • Kenworth showcases its Hybrid Electric Cargo Transport truck

    February 6, 2018 5:22PM by Derek Clouthier

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – The truck may be quiet as a mouse but Kenworth made some noise showcasing its hydrogen fuel cell electric truck during a media event Feb. 6 at the Paccar Technical Center in Mount Vernon, Wash. Originally unveiled

  • News Equipment

    Kenworth Ontario upgrades Ottawa location

    August 18, 2017 6:37AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Kenworth Ontario’s Ottawa dealership has a new, more modern home. The facility is now 43,000 sq.-ft. and sits on 10 acres, with convenient access to Hwy. 417. The new facility has seven drive-through service bays, including two

  • 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,

  • Kenworth brings deals, product enhancements to MATS

    March 22, 2017 4:31PM by James Menzies

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kenworth achieved its all-time record heavy-duty market share in 2016, at 15.1%, highlighting a strong year for the company. Its market share in the medium-duty segment was 8.6%. It also took pride in growing the penetration of

  • Kenworth T680 to be auctioned off to fight human trafficking

    February 7, 2017 2:10PM by Truck News

    TOLLESON, Ariz. – An “Everyday Heroes”-themed Kenworth T680 is going on tour and will be auctioned off to support Truckers Against Trafficking. The specially designed truck will make its public debut at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC_) spring meeting

  • 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

  • Kenworth proves it has kept busy

    October 2, 2016 1:13AM by Truck West

    Announces half dozen improvements/enhancements to its lineup of products