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Floyd Blinsky Trucking Shows Its True Colors

Multi-Colored Kenworth T680s are Spec’d to the Nines for Drivers When Matt Blinsky was asked the company’s fleet color, he answered with a laugh.  “That’s a good question.  We don’t have one. We’ve got 74 trucks, and probably 25 different colors running around.  It’s all by design.” Matt Blinsky, vice president of Floyd Blinsky Trucking, […]

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Kenworth T680 with PACCAR MX Engine to Participate in DOE SuperTruck II Project

Kenworth announced that it will collaborate closely with the PACCAR Technical Center and DAF Trucks NV, a subsidiary of PACCAR, to develop important advancements in Class 8 truck aerodynamics, engine and powertrain efficiencies with $8 million in year-one funding provided by the Vehicle Technologies Office of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SuperTruck II program. Other […]

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First Kenworth T880S 7-Axle Straight Truck Goes To Work in Feed Hauling Operation

White Oak Mills, a full-service Pennsylvania-based feed manufacturer, recently took delivery of a Kenworth T880S 7-axle straight truck, becoming Kenworth’s first customer to operate a T880S in this configuration. To recognize this Kenworth “first,” selling dealer Kenworth of Pennsylvania – Carlisle held a special ceremony for White Oak Mills. According to Josh Long, White Oak […]

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Top Three Finalists Named as Search For Top Rookie Military Veteran Truck Driver Narrows

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.   The top three finalists in the “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” […]

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Kenworth T370 Now Available with Factory-Installed Heavy Front Drive Axles

The Kenworth T370 is now available with factory-installed 18,000 lb. and 20,000 lb. front drive axles. The new offering is targeted for heavy utility services, construction, municipalities, fire and rescue, and other specialty applications. The Kenworth T370 offers the Fabco FSD-18A and FSD-20A front drive axles paired with an all-new Fabco TC-548 transfer case for […]

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Kenworth T880s “Rock” for Brown Transportation

Wayne Brown started in the construction industry 43 years ago. His first job was as a truck driver for his family-owned aggregate hauler and he enjoyed his time behind the wheel. “I drove the traditional high hood,” he recalled. “I was always very fond of the look.” So, it wasn’t surprising that when Brown bought […]

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Worldwide Equipment Opens and Relocates New Kenworth Dealerships in Kentucky and West Virginia

Worldwide Equipment has relocated and opened four Kenworth dealerships to enhance parts and service support for customers operating in the coal-producing region of Eastern Kentucky and West Virginia. The latest Worldwide Equipment dealership actions include: Opened a 26,000 square-foot Kenworth parts and service location with easy access to U.S. Interstate 64 in White Sulphur Springs, […]

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Bayview Kenworth Opens New Parts and Service Facility Near Woodstock, New Brunswick

Bayview Kenworth has opened a newly renovated 19,000 square-foot Kenworth parts and service dealership in the Jacksonville area north of Woodstock, New Brunswick. “Our equipment customers in the area have an increased need for truck parts and service, so we decided now was the right time to open Bayview Kenworth – Woodstock to fill that […]

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Kenworth C500 Serves As Prime Mover to Haul Superloads

Edwards Moving and Rigging Can More Easily Position Equipment Between Loads with C500s When loads exceeding a quarter of a million pounds need to be moved, few haulers in the United States possess the kind of equipment operated by Edwards Moving and Rigging. The Shelbyville, Kentucky-based heavy hauling and rigging company owns several unique trailers […]

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Kenworth Introduces Cargo Van Lease Program

Kenworth and PACCAR Financial have partnered to introduce a cargo van lease program in the United States. The new program is for fleets and truck operators that purchase Kenworth T270 Class 6 conventional models in a cargo van specification equipped with a 26-foot Morgan van body and a liftgate. The Kenworth program offers a 60-month […]

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Kenworth’s Renton Assembly Plant Receives King County Environmental Honor

The Kenworth Truck Company assembly plant in Renton, Wash., recently received a Gold Award presented by the King County (Wash.) Industrial Waste Program. Part of King County’s Wastewater Treatment Division, the Industrial Waste Program annually honors local facilities whose business practices contribute to protecting regional water quality. Kenworth – Renton received the award for wastewater […]

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Kenworth Offers $2,000 Savings to NRMCA Members on Qualifying Vocational Truck Purchases

Kenworth will provide a $2,000 savings to fellow National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) members on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth T880, W900, T440 or T470 vocational trucks through the association’s M2M Benefits Program. “We’ve extended this successful Kenworth cooperative program with NRMCA for six more months through Dec. 31, 2017. This program offers our […]

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