Kenworth T680 gets predictive cruise

John G Smith

Kenworth’s predictive cruise control system will become a standard offering on T680 trucks as of July 1.

The system combines GPS data and cruise control to improve fuel economy. As the truck ascends and crests a hill, vehicle speed will drop slightly below the set cruise speed and use the truck’s momentum to keep things moving along.


John G Smith

John G. Smith is the editorial director of Newcom Media's trucking and supply chain publications -- including Today's Trucking,, TruckTech, Transport Routier, Inside Logistics, Solid Waste & Recycling, and Road Today. The award-winning journalist has covered the trucking industry since 1995.

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