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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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Performance Truck Relocates Victoria, Texas, Store To Larger, Newly-Renovated Kenworth Facility

Performance Truck has moved its full-service Kenworth location in Victoria, Texas, to a newly renovated building that is more than double the size of the dealership’s previous store. The new Kenworth facility is about two miles north of its former location, and is near a major part of the Texas Department of Transportation’s planned upgrade […]

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Whiteford Kenworth’s Newly Renovated Location Serves Truck Fleets and Operators in North Toledo

Whiteford Kenworth has opened a newly renovated parts and service location in north Toledo. Whiteford Kenworth – Toledo has a 2,900-square-foot parts display and parts warehouse to support the needs of both local fleets and truck operators traveling through Toledo. The location features a 12-bay service department with truck diagnosis within two hours through Kenworth PremierCare® ExpressLane. […]

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Kenworth Maska Offers New Parts and Service Location in Southern Quebec

Responding to the needs of local truck fleets, operators, and those traveling through southern Quebec, Kenworth Maska has opened a new 28,000 square-foot parts and service facility in Sherbrooke. Kenworth Maska – Sherbrooke features a 10-bay service department that provides truck diagnosis within two hours through the Kenworth PremierCare® ExpressLane. The dealership’s 2,000 square-foot parts display and […]

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Kenworth Debuts New Certified Pre-Owned Truck Website

Kenworth Truck Co. has launched a special dedicated website for its Kenworth Certified Pre-Owned program (www.KenworthCertified.com). The website features a listing of pre-owned certified trucks from participating Kenworth dealers. The website also contains comprehensive program information, including a downloadable brochure, program benefits and eligibility requirements, as well as specific information related to pre-owned PACCAR engines […]

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Kenworth Donates T680 Advantage 76-inch Sleeper in Support of the 2018 “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” Award

Recognizes Top Rookie Veteran Serving as Commercial Truck Driver Kenworth, FASTPORT and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring our Heroes initiative are joining together for the third consecutive year to promote the trucking industry and discover America’s top rookie military veteran driver, who has made the transition from military service in the U.S. Armed […]

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Kenworth T680 Now Available For Order with PACCAR MX-11 Engine Paired with PACCAR Automated Transmission

The Kenworth T680 on-highway flagship is now available for order for the first time with the combination of the PACCAR MX-11 engine and the new PACCAR Automated Transmission, which is designed for linehaul and regional haul applications up to 110,000 pounds gross vehicle weight. The PACCAR MX-11 engine offers up to 430 hp and 1,650 lb.-ft. of […]

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Kenworth Names 2018 Parts Council

Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2018 Kenworth Parts Council. Leading parts directors and managers from Kenworth dealerships in the United States and Canada serve on the council, which focuses on further enhancing parts quality and customer support for truck operators and fleets. Kenworth Parts Council members for 2018 are: Chairperson – Jo Frost, Edmonton […]

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