Truck News


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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

  • News Equipment

    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

  • News Equipment

    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

  • News Equipment

    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

  • News Equipment

    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

  • Product Equipment

    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

  • Product Equipment

    Kenworth offers Allison FuelSense package

    September 5, 2014 4:09PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has announced availability of Allison Transmission’s FuelSense package. FuelSense delivers a unique package of software and electronic controls that target critical components of a truck’s duty cycl to help enhance fuel savings. These features automatically adapt

  • Product Equipment

    Kenworth offering Alcoa Ultra One wheel

    September 5, 2014 10:55AM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth is now offering the Alcoa Ultra One wheel on its Class 8 and medium-duty trucks. The new wheel is said to be 17% stronger and five pounds lighter than Alcoa’s existing alloy wheel. At 40 lbs,

  • Product Health & Safety

    Kenworth producing natural gas-powered T680

    July 16, 2014 6:46AM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has announced availability of its T680 highway tractor in a natural gas configuration. The T680 can be had as a day cab or with a 52- or 76-inch sleeper. It comes with a Cummins Westport ISX12