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“Everyday Heroes” Kenworth T680 Will be Auctioned Off to Support Truckers Against Trafficking

In an effort to further educate and fund efforts against human trafficking, Inland Kenworth has put together a special “Everyday Heroes” Kenworth T680 with a very distinctive paint scheme and signage. The project, which is in conjunction with Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), has received significant support from platinum sponsors Kenworth Truck Company and Ritchie Bros., […]

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Kenworth Enhances Predictive Cruise Control for T680 and T880 with 2017 Engines

Kenworth announced an update to its Predictive Cruise Control functionality available for the Kenworth T680 and T880 with the new 2017 PACCAR MX-11, PACCAR MX-13 and Cummins X15 engines. “This update, which was made in conjunction with the launch of the new 2017 emission engines, provides our customers up to a 1 percent improvement in […]

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Kenworth T680 and T880 Make Bendix ESP System Standard

Kenworth announced that the Bendix® ESP® Electronic Stability Program is now standard on new Kenworth T680 and T880 tractors.  Bendix ESP full stability meets the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s new electronic stability control (ESC) technology mandate, which goes into effect Aug. 1, 2017, on Class 8 tractors with tandem drive axles. “The T680 on-highway […]

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New PACCAR Tandem Rear Axle Now Standard on Kenworth T680 and T880

The new PACCAR tandem rear axle is now standard on the Kenworth T680 and T880. The new PACCAR tandem axle, the industry’s lightest and most efficient tandem in its class, is designed to improve the operating efficiency for line haul, regional haul and pick-up and delivery customers. Rated at 40,000 pounds, the PACCAR tandem axle […]

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Kenworth Offers $1,000 Savings to OOIDA Members on Qualifying New Sleeper Truck Purchases

Kenworth and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) have again teamed up for the 15th year in a row to provide a $1,000 savings to OOIDA members on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth sleeper trucks during 2017. Kenworth T680 76-inch Sleeper Featured eligible Kenworth trucks are the Kenworth T680 or T880 with a 52-inch or […]

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Kenworth T680 Advantage with 52-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper Now Available for Order

Kenworth’s new, fuel-efficient T680 52-inch mid-roof sleeper Advantage Package, for regional haul and less-than truckload operations, is now available for order. The latest Kenworth T680 Advantage configuration features an optimized powertrain with either the PACCAR MX-13 or PACCAR MX-11 engine, Eaton Fuller Advantage™ series 10-speed automated transmission, and the new PACCAR Axle, the industry’s most […]

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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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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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Kenworth Launches T680 Advantage with 52-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper

Kenworth introduced the fuel-efficient Kenworth T680 Advantage Package with the 52-inch mid-roof sleeper for regional haul and less-than truckload operations. Kenworth’s latest T680 Advantage configuration utilizes an optimized powertrain featuring the 2016 PACCAR MX-13 engine or PACCAR MX-11 engine and Eaton Fuller Advantage™ series 10-speed automated transmission, combined with fuel-efficient Meritor MT40-14X drive axles rated […]

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