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U.S. Chamber Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes to Announce Winner of 2018 Transition Trucking Award

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes, in partnership with Kenworth Truck Company and FASTPORT, will announce the winner of the 2018 Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence award at an 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. event Friday, December 14, 2018, in Washington, D.C. The award recipient will receive a Kenworth T680 Advantage with a PACCAR […]

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Kenworth Expands Branded Merchandise Collection for 2019

The 2019 Kenworth Merchandise Collection (www.ShopKenworth.com) has added more than 65 new officially-licensed merchandise items for fleets, truck operators and drivers interested in purchasing products that represent Kenworth, The World’s Best®. The new Kenworth items now available include: – Dri Duck Sequoia khaki water-resistant work jacket – Carhartt® black hoodie with white logo – Women’s Harriton […]

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Farm to Carton – Milky Way Always Delivers

From farm to the refrigerator, the production of fresh milk is a 24/7 operation. For Milky Way, one of the largest bulk milk haulers in the Pacific Northwest, that means its fleet of 300 tractors and tankers are on the road 24/7. There’s never a day off. Since its founding in 1948 in Lynden, Washington, […]

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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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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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Kenworth Announces New Cab Interior Color Schemes

Kenworth has announced new colors and interior stylings on its flagship on-highway Kenworth T680 and vocational leader Kenworth T880 models. The new choices will also be available with the newly introduced Kenworth W990. The new color options will be available with both Diamond VIT and Vantage interiors on trucks produced starting in the new year. […]

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Port of Los Angeles Preliminarily Awarded $41 Million from California Air Resources Board to Launch Zero Emissions Hydrogen-Fuel-Cell-Electric Freight Project

With Support from Toyota, Kenworth and Shell, POLA will establish a fuel-cell-electric technology network for freight transport to move goods from “Shore to Store”  Project will include 10 zero-emissions heavy-duty hydrogen fuel-cell-electric trucks, two new heavy-duty hydrogen fuel stations, and 4 zero-emissions cargo handling equipment The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has preliminarily awarded $41 million dollars […]

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Top 10 Finalists For Top Rookie Military Veteran Truck Driver To Be Trimmed to Three at Great American Trucking Show

Kenworth has teamed with the FASTPORT Trucking Track Mentoring Program and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring our Heroes Program to find America’s top rookie military veteran, who has made the successful transition from active duty to driving for a commercial fleet. For the third consecutive year, Kenworth will donate The Driver’s Truck™ – a fully-loaded […]

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Kenworth and UPS Collaborate on DOE SuperTruck II Program

Kenworth is developing important advancements in Class 8 truck aerodynamics, engine and powertrain efficiencies under the $8 million SuperTruck II program funded by the Vehicle Technologies Office of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Goals for the program include the demonstration of greater than 100 percent improvement in freight efficiency* over 2009 equivalent product, and […]

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Kenworth Hawaii Opens New Dealership Location in Hilo

Kenworth Hawaii recently celebrated the grand opening of its second location – an 11,000 square-foot parts and service dealership on the east side of the Big Island. More than 75 customers, plus local officials and company dignitaries from Kenworth and PACCAR, attended the event. Earlier this year, Kenworth Hawaii held its grand opening for its […]

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Kenworth Truck Ordering Made Easy and Affordable Through National Joint Powers Alliance

With Kenworth offering its heavy and medium duty truck models through the National Joint Powers Alliance (NPJA) Kenworth contract, municipalities and cities are finding truck spec’ing and ordering easy and more convenient. And, best of all, according to Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director, they’re getting trucks at attractive, pre-negotiated best prices. “It’s a win-win,” said […]

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Tribe Transportation Shifts Into High Gear with PACCAR Integrated Powertrain and Automated Transmission

Tribe Transportation is focused on being one of the top temperature-controlled carriers in the nation. At the heart of the Georgia-based company’s long-haul fleet are 540 Kenworth T680s. But, simply running a leading brand isn’t enough to sustain growth and success.  According to Matt Handte, executive vice president for Tribe Transportation, what the company sells […]

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