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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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Kenworth T680, T880 and T880S Available for Order with ISL G Near Zero Emissions Natural Gas Engine

Kenworth’s T680 on-highway flagship and T880 and T880S vocational leaders are now available for order with the Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero NOx emissions natural gas engine. The 8.9-liter Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero is rated at 320 hp and 1,000 lb-ft of torque. Exhaust emissions of the ISL G NZ are 90 […]

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“Everyday Heroes” Kenworth T680 Sold to J&L Transportation

Net Proceeds Donated to Truckers Against Trafficking The “Everyday Heroes” Kenworth T680 was auctioned off this week at Ritchie Bros. in Phoenix. The winning bid was submitted by Mike Jimenez, owner of Phoenix-based J&L Transportation, which resulted in $89,000 netted in support of Truckers Against Trafficking – a 501(c)3 non-profit devoted to stopping human trafficking […]

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“Driving for Excellence” Award Deadline Nears For Fleets To Nominate Drivers To Win Kenworth T680 Advantage

Will Recognize Top Rookie Veteran Serving as Commercial Truck Driver The joint search by Kenworth, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring our Heroes Program and FASTPORT to find America’s top rookie military veteran – who has made the transition from active duty to driving for a commercial fleet – continued recently at Joint Base […]

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Excitement Builds as Truckers Against Trafficking Prepares “Everyday Heroes” Kenworth T680 for June 20 Auction

Excitement is building as Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) prepares to auction off the new “Everyday Heroes” Kenworth T680 at the Ritchie Bros in Phoenix Tuesday, June 20. All the proceeds from the sale go directly to TAT – a 501(c)3 non-profit devoted to stopping human trafficking by educating, mobilizing, and empowering the nation’s truck drivers […]

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Kenworth T680 76-inch Sleeper Featured at FASTPORT Transportation Forum and Hiring Fair at Fort Riley

Participating Fleets Reminded To Nominate Rookie Veterans Serving as Commercial Truck Drivers by June 30 for T680 Giveaway More than a hundred soldiers from Fort Riley in Kansas recently attended the latest in a series of FASTPORT transportation forums and hiring fairs held at U.S. military bases. These events assist military service members preparing to […]

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Metro Xpress Combines Long Haul with Local Cartage to Develop a Competitive Edge

Operating a long-haul service with local cartage is the recipe for success for Wichita, Kansas-based Metro Xpress.   “It’s allowed us to bring a new level of service to our customers, and it’s paying off,” said Cory Sell, Metro’s executive vice president. “We’re a little different in our business model. We’ll use our P&D fleet […]

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Kenworth TruckTech+ Helps Keep Central Oregon Truck Co. Rolling

Onboard Diagnostics Increases Uptime for Oregon Flatbed Hauler When drivers bring their trucks for servicing at the local Kenworth dealership, a service technician may run a single diagnostic test, or a battery of tests, to determine a single root cause. But with a Kenworth Class 8 truck equipped with Kenworth TruckTech+ Remote Diagnostics, the technician […]

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Kenworth T680 Premium Features Draw Rave Review from Fleet Owner and Drivers

Howard Sodano abides by the “Golden Rule.” Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. It’s been his mantra since starting his trucking company – HRS Transport – more than 30 years ago. “I started with one truck at the age of 25, hauling cheese from New Jersey to the Midwest,” Sodano […]

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Nomination Deadline Nears for “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” Award – Kenworth T680 Advantage 76-inch Sleeper

Will Recognize Top Rookie Veteran Serving as Commercial Truck Driver The search continues as Kenworth, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring our Heroes Program and FASTPORT work together to find America’s top rookie military veteran who has made the transition from active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces to driving for a commercial fleet. […]

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