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    Ritchie Bros.’ first Edmonton auction of 2020 sees increase in bidders over previous year

    February 28, 2020 11:22AM by Truck News

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ first Edmonton, Alta., auction of the year netted more than $59 million in sales. The event took place Feb. 25-27, and saw nearly 11,500 bidders from 50 countries take part in the auction, which

  • Kenworth names 2020 Parts Council

    February 14, 2020 10:57AM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth Truck Co. has named its 2020 Parts Council. Top parts managers from Kenworth dealerships in the U.S. and Canada serve on the council, which focuses on enhancing parts quality and customer support. The Kenworth Parts Council

  • Kenworth appoints 2020 Dealer Council

    February 3, 2020 12:48PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth Truck Co. has named the 2020 Kenworth Dealer Council members. The council has eight executives, representing 426 Kenworth dealerships in Canada and the U.S. The council works in partnership with Kenworth to support customer experience throughout

  • Sound bites of 2019

    December 31, 2019 7:20AM by Truck News

    “If I had a dollar for every time I heard ‘truck driver shortage’, I wouldn’t be here today.”

    – Kristen Monaco, associate commissioner at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, who doesn’t believe there is a driver shortage in the trucking industry.

  • News Equipment

    Kenworth Ontario moves into new Peterborough location

    November 25, 2019 3:49PM by Truck News

    PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Kenworth Ontario – Peterborough has relocated to a new 22,000 sq.-ft. facility, featuring 10 service bays. It also features an indoor truck showroom, 2,000 sq.-ft. parts department, and 5,100 sq.-ft. parts warehouse. There’s also a driver’s lounge.

  • News Equipment

    Edmonton woman first female to achieve Kenworth master technician status

    October 18, 2019 3:18PM by Truck News-West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Edmonton’s Jennifer Lesnik is the first woman to earn Kenworth’s certified master technician status. Now in her 12th year as a service technician and having worked for Edmonton Kenworth Group since 2007, Lesnik’s achievement spans all of

  • Sutco goes from pink to plaid in effort to raise funds to fight cancer

    August 7, 2019 1:01PM by Derek Clouthier

    SALMO, B.C. – On the heels of its success “driving toward a cure” to raise money to fight breast cancer, Sutco Transportation Specialists is at it again with a new initiative, transforming from pink to plaid. Five years ago, the

  • News Equipment

    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

  • Kenworth colors to come from $140-M facility

    April 24, 2019 2:46PM by John G Smith

    CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – Kenworth is officially breaking ground on a new paint facility for its Class 8 truck assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio – representing a US $140-million investment that will support higher production volumes and better finishes alike. The

  • PacLease Edmonton Kenworth named Franchise of the Year

    April 11, 2019 12:30PM by Truck News-West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – PacLease has named its Edmonton location as its 2018 North American Franchise of the Year. PacLease Edmonton Kenworth received the honor during the parent company’s awards dinner in Orlando, Fla., with Jim Callaway, general manager of the

  • News Equipment

    Kenworth, Peterbilt, Mack showcase offerings during World of Concrete

    January 22, 2019 4:54PM by Truck News-West

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Kenworth Trucks, Peterbilt Motor Company, and Mack Trucks are displaying an array of offerings during World of Concrete, including mixers and pump trucks. Kenworth is showcasing its T880S mixers and T880 pumper during the Las Vegas

  • Inland Kenworth opens in Castlegar

    January 14, 2019 1:00PM by Truck News-West

    CASTLEGAR, B.C. – Inland Kenworth has opened a new parts and service facility in Castlegar, B.C. The location boasts 19,000 square feet of space, featuring a 9,500 sq.-ft. service department with nine service stalls. There is also a 4,500 sq.-ft.

  • Inland moves into Saskatchewan and Manitoba with recent acquisition

    November 10, 2018 12:06PM by Truck West

    BURNABY, B.C. – Inland Kenworth extended its dealership network into Saskatchewan and Manitoba with the acquisition of Custom Truck Sales (CTS). “We chose CTS because our companies hold similar values – providing excellent service and quality products with an emphasis

  • Product Uncategorized

    Kenworth unveils warranty for pre-owned trucks

    November 7, 2018 10:12AM by John G Smith

    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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    Kenworth unveils new colors, interiors

    October 27, 2018 12:59PM by John G Smith

    Kenworth T680, T880 and W990 are now available with new color options with both Diamond VIT and Vantage interiors, beginning in the new year. The new colors include a black dash top and updated “hydrographics” accent trim panels. The door