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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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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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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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Everyday Heroes Kenworth T680 Readies for June 20 Auction

Proceeds To Fund Truckers Against Trafficking, Truckers and Fleets Can Bid Online Truck fleets or operators looking to buy a new Kenworth T680, and show their support for Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), can do both on June 20. An auction for the Kenworth T680 Everyday Heroes Truck will be held on that date at Ritchie […]

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TP Trucking’s Kenworth T680s Provide Excellent Fuel Economy and Driver Retention

When Rob Sanderson began driving for Central Point, Ore.-based TP Trucking, he had to pinch himself. “I thought I was dreaming the whole thing,” Sanderson said. “Compared to my previous job driving trucks and hauling produce, I thought I had died and gone to heaven.” Sanderson said the owners and managers at the privately-held flatbed […]

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Kenworth T680 Offers Special $1,000 Savings For Premium “Driver’s Studio” Package

The new, Kenworth T680 “Driver’s Studio” premium option program offers special savings on qualifying purchases of Kenworth’s T680 on-highway flagship. The program was announced at the Mid-America Trucking Show. The program features a $1,000 savings direct to customers for each purchase of the Kenworth T680 76-inch sleeper specified with Kenworth’s Driver’s Studio. The special option […]

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Kenworth “Built In America” Inspires Pride

Kenworth T680 and T880 Manufactured Exclusively in Chillicothe, Ohio “Chillicothe is a crown-jewel when it comes to truck manufacturing,” said Bill Burns, new truck sales manager for Kenworth of Pennsylvania.  “Having trucks built in America resonates with my customers – it’s a big ticket item and they know they’re getting an extremely well-built product, and […]

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Red, White and Blue Kenworth T680 – “The Driver’s Truck” – Stars in Kenworth Booth at MATS

Coming off a year with record Class 8 market share, Kenworth marks its return to the Mid-America Trucking Show highlighted by its classy red, white and blue decaled Kenworth T680 Advantage 76-inch sleeper – “The Driver’s Truck”– taking center stage in the Kenworth booth (No. 30285). “The Kenworth T680 has established a high standard for […]

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Kenworth T680 Goes Standard with Bendix Wingman Advanced System

Kenworth will make the Bendix® Wingman® Advanced™ system standard on the Kenworth T680 beginning July 1. The radar-based collision mitigation system delivers adaptive cruise control with braking, along with autonomous emergency braking technology to help drivers mitigate rear-end collisions. “Bendix Wingman Advanced is already a popular fleet option on Kenworth Class 8 on-highway trucks, and […]

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Kenworth T680 and T880 Now Available with Dana Spicer D-Series Lightweight Steer Axles

Kenworth’s T680 and T880 models are now available with Dana Spicer® D-Series lightweight steer axles for use with air disc brakes. The D-Series axles feature a new lightweight beam with a robust axle-to-brake attachment to help maximizes performance. A patented steer arm design further reduces weight, delivering excellent performance within a smaller design envelope.   […]

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