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Food Express Chooses Kenworth T680 After Lightweight Challenge

Kevin Keeney feels he hit the jackpot when it comes to trucks and productivity.  In the past few months, the vice president of Arcadia, California-based Food Express has put into service Kenworth T680s powered by the PACCAR MX-11 engine, and has seen a dramatic change. Photos Credit Brady Gillman “It’s been a trifecta in improvements,” […]

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New TRP Online Parts Catalog First To Feature VMRS Navigation

TRP is proud to unveil its new all-makes parts catalog on TRPParts.com. Offering customers a more efficient online parts experience, TRP is the first to use industry-standard VMRS codes (vehicle maintenance reporting standards) as a navigation tool to search for parts.   With over 37,000 parts for heavy-duty trucks, trailers, buses and engines, users can go to […]

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SelecTrucks Brings Back Walk-Away Lease Program

SelecTrucks has reintroduced its premier manufacturer-backed fair market value leasing program, SelectLease*. Participating fleets will benefit from attractive monthly payments, zero to low down payment options, flexible lease terms ranging from 24 to 36 months, reduced ownership risk, and 60-Day Buyer’s Assurance included at no extra cost. Freightliner trucks leased through the program are eligible […]

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U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Arrival and Unloading

After a nearly 4,000-mile, three-week journey from the Payette National Forest in Idaho, the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree arrived and was unloaded in Washington, D.C. yesterday. Driver Gary Amoth, owner of Gary Amoth Trucking in Twin Falls, Idaho, successfully, professionally and safely transported the 80-foot Englemann spruce in his specially-decaled Kenworth T680 from Idaho to […]

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Kenworth of Effingham Opens as New Full-Service Dealership

Kenworth of Effingham has opened a new 21,000-square-foot full-service dealership featuring a 12-bay service shop and a 2,200-square-foot parts department. The Effingham dealership will celebrate the opening with an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 14.   “We’re excited about opening this new location in an […]

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Kenworth T680 Delivers Comfortable Work Environment for Idaho Potato Team on Capitol Christmas Tree Tour

What exactly would you load on a 6-ton, 28-foot replica of an Idaho russet potato? Since the Big Idaho® Potato Truck is accompanying the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree for much of its 4,000-mile journey from the Payette National Forest to the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, the red Kenworth T680 with 76-inch sleeper and […]

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Detroit™ DT12™ Automated Manual Transmission Now Available for Order with PTO

Detroit Diesel Corporation and its component brand Detroit is excited to announce the availability of a power take-off (PTO) option for its industry leading automated manual transmission, the Detroit DT12. Both the Direct Drive and Over Drive DT12 transmissions are available for order with a proprietary rear mounted PTO on original Freightliner Cascadia® models with […]

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New Graphics Package Available to Customize Western Star 5700XE

Western Star Truck Sales, Inc., today announced that it has added another new option for personalizing the 5700XE. The Western Star factory-installed Phantom 2 Graphics package features new, modular components for more customization options. The Phantom 2 Graphics package is an extension of the original graphics package and is available in several different colors and […]

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Kenworth Introduces Certified Pre-Owned Program

Exclusive to Kenworth dealers and PACCAR Financial Used Truck Centers, the new program enables customers to purchase quality, pre-owned and certified Kenworth Class 8 trucks in the United States and Canada.  Qualifying Kenworth trucks are late model and low mileage, and will come standard with engine and aftertreatment warranty coverage.   Each Kenworth vehicle must […]

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Expanded Virtual Technician Diagnostics Capabilities Now Monitors Detroit Assurance Suite of Safety Systems

Detroit has extended the number of fault codes monitored by the Detroit™ Connect Virtual Techniciansm integrated remote diagnostic system to include those generated by the Detroit Assurance™ suite of safety systems. Available on all Freightliner Cascadia® and Cascadia Evolution trucks equipped with Detroit™ heavy duty engines, Detroit Assurance is integrated into the truck’s engine and […]

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Idaho Trucker Drives Haul of a Lifetime – U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree in Kenworth T680

Gary Amoth can remember his first trip in a Kenworth truck. It was 1967 and he was accompanying his uncle as he drove a brand new Kenworth from the dealership in Spokane back to their home in Idaho. Gary Amoth of Gary Amoth Trucking is driving the Kenworth T680 with 76-inch sleeper that is transporting […]

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Doonan® Engineers & Builds Chaparral II™ Flatbed Liftgate Trailer

Doonan® Specialized Trailer, LLC recently installed a MAXON® Railift® RC-2B series liftgate on a Chaparral II™ flatbed trailer. The 28’ x 102 aluminum, 2-axle, 22.5 tire, Chaparral II™ was the perfect model for the size and medium-duty load requirements required. The Doonan® Chaparral II™ model trailer, combined with the efficiency of the MAXON® liftgate, provides […]

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