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Dallas Flat Glass Drivers Use Kenworth T270s To Nearly Double Productivity Per Trip

Strong Support From MHC Kenworth-Dallas Convinces Company It Made the Right Choice When windstorms with hail strike the Dallas area, Dallas Flat Glass Distributing manager and vice president Robert Varela knows there’s going to be some long days and nights ahead at the office. “Whenever we get these sudden storms with marble-sized hail, along with […]

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Kenworth Adds T880 Driver Academy Instructional Video Series

Kenworth has launched the T880 Driver Academy training video series for customers operating Kenworth’s T880 flagship vocational model. The T880 provides a durable, reliable and productive truck for vocational fleets and truck operators in mixer, dump, heavy haul, bulk haul, oilfield, logging and refuse applications. “Our new T880 Driver Academy video series is an excellent […]

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Kenworth T680 Now Offers Endurant 12-Speed Automated Transmission Paired with Cummins X15 Engine

The Kenworth T680 on-highway flagship is now available with the new Endurant™ 12-speed automated transmission paired with the Cummins X15 Efficiency Series engine for regional and linehaul applications up to 110,000 pounds gross vehicle weight. Endurant 12-speed Automated Transmission Introduced by Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies, the purpose-built Endurant transmission is engineered for seamless integration with […]

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Kenworth Introduces T680 Driver Academy, 20 Short Videos Highlight T680 Vehicle Operation

Kenworth has introduced its T680 Driver Academy Training video series for the on-highway flagship Kenworth T680.   “We produced 20 short, instructional videos to help new and current Kenworth T680 drivers learn more their T680s,” said Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director. “For example, one short segment shows where all the fill spots are under the […]

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Kenworth T680 Proves To Be “The Driver’s Truck” for Danny Herman Trucking

Before Ronnie Miller hired on with Danny Herman Trucking in 2012, he told Joe Herman a little bit about himself. “I told him I was a Kenworth man. That’s all I drove as an owner operator during my 28 years, and that’s all I want to drive now,” Miller reminisced with a chuckle. “And that’s […]

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Kenworth To Display T880S Mixers at NRMCA ConcreteWorks Show

Kenworth Truck Co. will display two new T880S set-forward front axle mixers in its booth (#828) at ConcreteWorks 2017 presented by the National Ready Mix Concrete Association (NRMCA). The show runs from Oct. 1-3 at the Gaylord Texas Resort and Convention Center near Dallas in Grapevine, Texas. One Kenworth T880S on display features a 5-axle […]

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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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