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Beverage Hauler Prefers T370s for Durability, Quality Image and Driver Comfort

Atlantic Coca-Cola® Bottling Company, has been in the Tyler family for more than 100 years. Beginning as an ice cream company in 1905, the company soon expanded into soft drinks named “Tyler’s Flavors.” That changed in 1929 when Atlantic acquired franchise rights to bottle and distribute Coca-Cola. The company has been growing ever since. Growth […]

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TP Trucking’s Kenworth T680s Provide Excellent Fuel Economy and Driver Retention

When Rob Sanderson began driving for Central Point, Ore.-based TP Trucking, he had to pinch himself. “I thought I was dreaming the whole thing,” Sanderson said. “Compared to my previous job driving trucks and hauling produce, I thought I had died and gone to heaven.” Sanderson said the owners and managers at the privately-held flatbed […]

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New Kenworth T880S with Set-Forward Front Axle Meets Strong Vocational Demand

The new Kenworth T880S recently entered into production, and trucks are rolling down the assembly line to fill current orders. The T880S is Kenworth’s newest configuration and features a set-forward front axle, adding to the popular T880 lineup. “The T880S is well-suited for truck operators in ready-mix, dump and mobile crane applications where every incremental […]

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Kenworth T680 Offers Special $1,000 Savings For Premium “Driver’s Studio” Package

The new, Kenworth T680 “Driver’s Studio” premium option program offers special savings on qualifying purchases of Kenworth’s T680 on-highway flagship. The program was announced at the Mid-America Trucking Show. The program features a $1,000 savings direct to customers for each purchase of the Kenworth T680 76-inch sleeper specified with Kenworth’s Driver’s Studio. The special option […]

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Kenworth “Built In America” Inspires Pride

Kenworth T680 and T880 Manufactured Exclusively in Chillicothe, Ohio “Chillicothe is a crown-jewel when it comes to truck manufacturing,” said Bill Burns, new truck sales manager for Kenworth of Pennsylvania.  “Having trucks built in America resonates with my customers – it’s a big ticket item and they know they’re getting an extremely well-built product, and […]

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Red, White and Blue Kenworth T680 – “The Driver’s Truck” – Stars in Kenworth Booth at MATS

Coming off a year with record Class 8 market share, Kenworth marks its return to the Mid-America Trucking Show highlighted by its classy red, white and blue decaled Kenworth T680 Advantage 76-inch sleeper – “The Driver’s Truck”– taking center stage in the Kenworth booth (No. 30285). “The Kenworth T680 has established a high standard for […]

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Kenworth T680 Goes Standard with Bendix Wingman Advanced System

Kenworth will make the Bendix® Wingman® Advanced™ system standard on the Kenworth T680 beginning July 1. The radar-based collision mitigation system delivers adaptive cruise control with braking, along with autonomous emergency braking technology to help drivers mitigate rear-end collisions. “Bendix Wingman Advanced is already a popular fleet option on Kenworth Class 8 on-highway trucks, and […]

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Kenworth Offers Special Savings with New T880 Construction and Chrome Program

Kenworth announces the Kenworth T880 Construction and Chrome program for special savings on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth T880 chassis during March 2017. The announcement was made in conjunction with the CONEXPO-CON/AGG trade show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. In time for the upcoming construction season, the Kenworth T880 Construction and Chrome program features […]

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Kenworth T680 and T880 Now Available with Dana Spicer D-Series Lightweight Steer Axles

Kenworth’s T680 and T880 models are now available with Dana Spicer® D-Series lightweight steer axles for use with air disc brakes. The D-Series axles feature a new lightweight beam with a robust axle-to-brake attachment to help maximizes performance. A patented steer arm design further reduces weight, delivering excellent performance within a smaller design envelope.   […]

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“Everyday Heroes” Kenworth T680 Will be Auctioned Off to Support Truckers Against Trafficking

In an effort to further educate and fund efforts against human trafficking, Inland Kenworth has put together a special “Everyday Heroes” Kenworth T680 with a very distinctive paint scheme and signage. The project, which is in conjunction with Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), has received significant support from platinum sponsors Kenworth Truck Company and Ritchie Bros., […]

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Kenworth Enhances Predictive Cruise Control for T680 and T880 with 2017 Engines

Kenworth announced an update to its Predictive Cruise Control functionality available for the Kenworth T680 and T880 with the new 2017 PACCAR MX-11, PACCAR MX-13 and Cummins X15 engines. “This update, which was made in conjunction with the launch of the new 2017 emission engines, provides our customers up to a 1 percent improvement in […]

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Kenworth T680 and T880 Make Bendix ESP System Standard

Kenworth announced that the Bendix® ESP® Electronic Stability Program is now standard on new Kenworth T680 and T880 tractors.  Bendix ESP full stability meets the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s new electronic stability control (ESC) technology mandate, which goes into effect Aug. 1, 2017, on Class 8 tractors with tandem drive axles. “The T680 on-highway […]

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