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  • Kenworth opens Lanoraie facility along busy Trans-Canada corridor

    January 15, 2016 2:31PM by Truck News

    LANORAIE, Que. – Kenworth Montreal has opened a new 14,600-square-foot parts and service facility in Lanoraie, Que. “As the local economy in Lanoraie has diversified and grown, additional businesses requiring more parts and service support for their commercial trucks have

  • Kenworth plant rolls its 150,000th truck off the assembly line

    January 7, 2016 4:34PM by Truck News

    STE-THERESE, Que. – Kenworth’s Paccar factory in Ste-Therese, Que. recently produced its 150,000th truck, a Kenworth T370, made for long-time customer Pierce Manufacturing. The truck is equipped with a Paccar PX-9 engine with 350 horsepower, 1,000 pounds/foot of torque at 1,400 rpms,

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    Kenworth now offering MX-11 in vocational, regional haul trucks

    December 18, 2015 1:16PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has announced the Paccar MX-11 engine is now available for order in vocational and regional haul trucks through its dealers. The Kenworth T880, T680, T800 with FEPTO and W900S can all be spec’d with the MX-11,

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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

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    Kenworth introduces new dealer program to improve uptime, additional options

    October 17, 2015 9:27PM by James Menzies

    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Kenworth took time at the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition to celebrate a “wonderful year” marked by market share growth and the addition of new products. Preston Feight, Kenworth general manager and Paccar vice-president, said

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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, expects truck market to remain strong

    August 27, 2015 10:53AM by James Menzies

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth is expecting another strong year for Class 8 truck sales in 2016, but there isn’t a lot of room for the overall market to grow. Preston Feight, Kenworth general manager and Paccar vice-president, said at a

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    UPS receives 50,000th Paccar MX engine in a Kenworth truck

    August 27, 2015 10:39AM by James Menzies

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has presented UPS with a plaque commemorating the 50,000th Paccar MX engine to be installed in a Kenworth truck. The milestone engine went into a Kenworth T680 day cab that UPS will deploy in the Seattle area.

  • Custom Truck Sales celebrates 50th anniversary

    July 1, 2015 9:21AM by Truck News

    REGINA, Sask. — Custom Truck Sales recently celebrated its 50th anniversary as a Kenworth dealer, inviting nearly 1,000 customers to five events at its Manitoba and Saskatchewan dealerships. The five events were tied together by a tour lead by Kenworth

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    Kenworth launches W900 spin-off, improves efficiency of aerodynamic tractor

    March 25, 2015 11:35PM by James Menzies

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — What’s old was new again at Kenworth’s display at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Kenworth introduced the ICON 900, a new take on an old favourite, its W900 classic-styled truck. The ICON 900 is on offer as a

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    Extended warranty available on medium-duty Kenworths financed by Paccar

    February 25, 2015 1:44PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has announced the availability of an extended warranty program on Classes 5-7 trucks purchased in Canada and financed through Paccar Financial. The trucks now qualify for a two-year/320,000-km basic vehicle extended warranty when the purchase is

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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

  • Kenworth T880 to deliver US Capitol Christmas tree

    October 31, 2014 8:45AM by Truck News

    CASS LAKE, Minn. — America’s most famous Christmas tree is en-route to the US Capitol aboard a flatdeck trailer pulled by a Kenworth T880. The tree began its journey this week and will make more than 30 stops along the

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    Edmonton Kenworth expands Fort McMurray location

    September 18, 2014 8:37PM by Truck News

    FORT McMURRAY, Alta. — Edmonton Kenworth has moved its Fort McMurray dealership to a new 13,000 sq.-ft. location with a larger parts department and four service bays, the company announced. It also doubled the capacity of its remote service fleet

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    Inland Kenworth expands in US and Canada

    September 17, 2014 8:59AM by Truck News

    KELOWNA, B.C. — Inland Kenworth has opened a new parts and service location in Kelowna and a new full-service dealership in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Albuquerque dealership is located at I-40 and Unser Rd., between Exits 153 and 155. “This