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2017 Kenworth Calendar Features Beautiful Images of The World’s Best Trucks

The 2017 Kenworth Calendar features beautiful images of The World’s Best® aerodynamic, vocational, traditional and medium duty trucks in both scenic and work settings. The new calendar is now available for purchase (www.shopkenworth.com). The 6-page, 2017 Kenworth Wall Calendar showcases the on-highway T680 Advantage family (day cab, 52-inch mid-roof sleeper and 76-inch full-height sleeper); and […]

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PACCAR Customer Center Supports Fleet Customer In Delivery Of U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

Leveraging remote diagnostics, telematic customer support is helping to make the holiday season bright The PACCAR Customer Center supported Gary Amoth Trucking and its Kenworth T680 truck, which delivered the 52nd U.S. Capitol Christmas tree to the U.S. Capitol on Monday, Nov. 28. Utilizing Kenworth TruckTech+ Remote Diagnostics and the PACCAR Solutions engine maintenance management […]

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Food Express Chooses Kenworth T680 After Lightweight Challenge

Kevin Keeney feels he hit the jackpot when it comes to trucks and productivity.  In the past few months, the vice president of Arcadia, California-based Food Express has put into service Kenworth T680s powered by the PACCAR MX-11 engine, and has seen a dramatic change. Photos Credit Brady Gillman “It’s been a trifecta in improvements,” […]

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U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Arrival and Unloading

After a nearly 4,000-mile, three-week journey from the Payette National Forest in Idaho, the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree arrived and was unloaded in Washington, D.C. yesterday. Driver Gary Amoth, owner of Gary Amoth Trucking in Twin Falls, Idaho, successfully, professionally and safely transported the 80-foot Englemann spruce in his specially-decaled Kenworth T680 from Idaho to […]

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Kenworth of Effingham Opens as New Full-Service Dealership

Kenworth of Effingham has opened a new 21,000-square-foot full-service dealership featuring a 12-bay service shop and a 2,200-square-foot parts department. The Effingham dealership will celebrate the opening with an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 14.   “We’re excited about opening this new location in an […]

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Kenworth T680 Delivers Comfortable Work Environment for Idaho Potato Team on Capitol Christmas Tree Tour

What exactly would you load on a 6-ton, 28-foot replica of an Idaho russet potato? Since the Big Idaho® Potato Truck is accompanying the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree for much of its 4,000-mile journey from the Payette National Forest to the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, the red Kenworth T680 with 76-inch sleeper and […]

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Kenworth Introduces Certified Pre-Owned Program

Exclusive to Kenworth dealers and PACCAR Financial Used Truck Centers, the new program enables customers to purchase quality, pre-owned and certified Kenworth Class 8 trucks in the United States and Canada.  Qualifying Kenworth trucks are late model and low mileage, and will come standard with engine and aftertreatment warranty coverage.   Each Kenworth vehicle must […]

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Idaho Trucker Drives Haul of a Lifetime – U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree in Kenworth T680

Gary Amoth can remember his first trip in a Kenworth truck. It was 1967 and he was accompanying his uncle as he drove a brand new Kenworth from the dealership in Spokane back to their home in Idaho. Gary Amoth of Gary Amoth Trucking is driving the Kenworth T680 with 76-inch sleeper that is transporting […]

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Kenworth T680 with PACCAR MX-13 Engine Demonstrates Company’s Commitment to Drivers

When Halbersleben Trucking chose specifications for its new Kenworth T680s, the focus was to provide drivers with the best equipment and the specifications needed to deliver comfort and safety.   “For us, it’s all about the drivers,” said Rich Halbersleben, managing partner of the Salt Lake City-based fleet. Before starting his company 14 years ago, […]

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Kenworth T680 to Begin Transport of U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to Washington, D.C., Following Harvest

The 52nd U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree – an 80-foot Englemann Spruce from Idaho – will begin its 4,000-mile journey from the Payette National Forest to Washington, D.C., following its harvesting Wednesday and a community celebration this weekend in McCall, Idaho. The tree was cut, hoisted onto a flatbed trailer, and transported to a nearby site […]

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Kenworth Returns to Mid-America Trucking Show in 2017

Kenworth Truck Company announced it will exhibit at the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) March 23-25, 2017, at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky. “Kenworth is excited to be a part of the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show. It provides an outstanding venue to meet with and thank our customers, while also displaying our industry-leading […]

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PACCAR Introduces Enhancements to MX-13 and MX-11 Engines

PACCAR is launching exciting new power, torque and fuel efficiency enhancements to its MX-13 and MX-11 engines for North America.  The new engines will be available in Kenworth trucks in January 2017. “The PACCAR MX-13 and MX-11 engines are designed to deliver optimum performance, durability, fuel economy, and the lowest total cost of ownership for […]

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