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Kenworth-Chillicothe Earns 2018 “Encouraging Environmental Excellence” Gold Award from Ohio EPA

The Kenworth-Chillicothe manufacturing plant recently received the 2018 Encouraging Environmental Excellence “E3” Gold Award from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The award recognizes businesses, nonprofits and government agencies in Ohio that demonstrate commitment to exceed regulatory compliance and attain exceptional achievements in environmental stewardship. Kenworth-Chillicothe was one of just 12 organizations in Ohio that […]

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Kenworth Leads the Way for One of Washington State’s Heaviest Hauls

Hillsboro, Oregon–based Omega Morgan specializes in heavy rigging and transportation, among other services. The company recently hauled one of the heaviest combination loads in Washington state history, weighing in at nearly one million pounds. Washington state issues between 600 to 700 “superload” permits a year – meaning the combined weight of a tractor and trailer […]

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Safety, Driver-Optimized Features Contribute to Demand for Freightliner EconicSD Waste Collection Trucks

With its enhanced safety features and a driver-focused design, the Freightliner® EconicSD™ waste collection truck is a modern, innovative solution for the refuse segment.  “Market demand for the Freightliner EconicSD has exceeded our expectations and confirmed our premise that there was a critical need for this vehicle in the refuse segment. We have already sold […]

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Kenworth W990 Begins Transport of U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to Washington, D.C., Following Harvest

The 54th U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree – an 80-foot Noble Fir from Oregon’s Willamette National Forest – has started its nearly 3,000-mile journey to Washington, D.C., following its Nov. 2 harvesting near Sweet Home, Oregon. The Oregon Forest Service nominated six trees as candidates for the special honor. The Noble Fir, the first ever to serve as […]

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Mack Defense Showcases Mack® Granite®-based M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck at AUSA 2018

Mack Defense recently showcased the Mack® Granite®-based M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck (HDT) at the Association of United States Army (AUSA) 2018 show at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Mack Defense was awarded a $296 million contract in May 2018 to produce 683 HDTs for the U.S. Army “The M917A3 is a great […]

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Kenworth T680 Gives Dallas Carrier the Edge To Attract and Retain Qualified Drivers

As the “go-to” carrier for many Fortune 500 companies -hauling a variety of freight including retail items, dry goods and housing materials – Summit Trucking has earned a reputation as one of the nation’s premier trucking and logistics companies.  The Dallas-based carrier runs a fleet of 145 trucks with plans focused on growth to increase […]

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Kenworth Certified Pre-Owned Program Offers Expanded Warranty Option

Kenworth has announced a new, two-year 250,000-mile factory backed Class 8 PACCAR Engines Pre-Owned Warranty option available through the Kenworth Certified Pre-Owned Program. This gives customers the opportunity to add extended coverage on top of the standard one-year, 125,000-mile warranty. For Kenworth trucks powered by PACCAR engines, the one- and two-year warranty options cover 105 engine […]

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Ryder to Open New State-of-the-Art Full-Service Maintenance Facility in St. Charles, Illinois

 BUSINESS WIRE– Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, announced the grand opening of a new state-of-the-art full-service maintenance facility located in St. Charles, Ill. The new Ryder facility, located at 510 South Tyler Road, St. Charles, IL 60174, will offer customers convenient access to the major trucking highway IL-64, connecting the area to I-355 and I-88. […]

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Peterbilt dealers honored at 2018 Parts and Service meeting held in Orlando

PACCAR Parts and Peterbilt Motors Company held the 2018 UPTIME 365 Parts and Service Meeting  in Orlando, FL. A two-day agenda provided training, discussion and networking opportunities among customers, Peterbilt dealers, PACCAR Parts, Peterbilt Motors and PACCAR suppliers. The meeting began with an awards ceremony recognizing dealer achievements and performance. Award criteria was based on maximizing […]

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Peterbilt Recognized as a Top Place to Work for Women

Peterbilt Motors Company today announced it will be recognized by Women in Trucking as a top workplace for women in the trucking industry. Peterbilt will receive the award on November 13th as part of the Women in Trucking Accelerate conference being hosted this year in Dallas, Texas. “Receiving this award is a testament to Peterbilt’s […]

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The Wait is Over: Kenworth’s W990 Hits the Road and Receives High Praise at Initial Dealer Visits

With two Kenworth W990 Road Tours now underway, customers are getting a first-hand look at the new model, fitted with either the 76-inch mid-roof sleeper or as a day cab. As part of the Road Tours, Kenworth dealers offer customers an exclusive showing of the truck, provide food, and open up the hood of the […]

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Mack Trucks’ Latest RoadLife Episode Reveals the Story Behind ‘Born Ready’

“Born Ready,” the eighth episode of Mack Trucks’ RoadLife series, recently premiered on roadlife.tv and Amazon Prime Video. The episode tells the story of how country music singer and songwriter Steve Moakler created the song “Born Ready” after being asked to write an American road song for the launch of the Mack Anthem® in 2017. “This song started […]

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