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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Paccar’s Ste-Therese plant wins award

    March 16, 2018 9:38AM by Truck News

    STE-THERESE, Que. – Paccar’s Ste-Therese, Que., medium-duty truck plant has won a Frost & Sullivan award for manufacturing leadership. The award recognizes production technology advancements, and was won for the plant’s frame transfer efficiency improvement project. Paccar says the project

  • News Equipment

    Paccar Parts has record-breaking year

    February 1, 2018 10:45AM by Truck News

    RENTON, Wash. – Paccar Parts enjoyed a record year in 2017, filling more than 16 million orders globally. “Paccar Parts’ number one goal is customer uptime. The effectiveness of our supply chain contributes to our high levels of productivity and

  • News Equipment

    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,

  • News Equipment

    PacLease adds three B.C. locations

    December 29, 2016 9:16AM by Truck News

    DELTA, B.C. – PacLease has added 10 new locations, including three in B.C. Its dealer network now includes 454 locations in the US and Canada. The new Canadian locations are: Inland PacLease, West Kelowna, B.C.; Peterbilt Pacific Leasing, Lantzville, B.C.;

  • 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

  • Product Equipment

    PacLease trucks now part of Peterbilt Red Oval program

    November 7, 2016 12:46PM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt has announced its Red Oval certified pre-owned truck program has been expanded to include PacLease trucks with the complimentary Red Oval Assurance Warranty. It provides engine and aftertreatment coverage for vehicles up to five model years

  • 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

  • Kenworth/Paccar welcomes Dozier back to US soil

    August 16, 2016 3:04PM by Derek Clouthier

    Three years with Paccar Australia was a learning experience