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Kenworth Donates T680 76-inch Sleeper with PACCAR Powertrain as 2019 “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” Award

Kenworth, FASTPORT and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring our Heroes initiative are joining together for the fourth consecutive year to promote the trucking industry and discover America’s top rookie military veteran driver, who has made the transition from military service in the U.S. Armed Forces to driving for a commercial fleet. Under the […]

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“Everyday Heroes” Kenworth T680 and Truckers Against Trafficking Visit Kenworth Chillicothe Plant for Special Event

The “Everyday Heroes” Kenworth T680 recently returned to the Kenworth Chillicothe (Ohio) plant, where it was built, for a two-day event to raise awareness among public officials and plant employees about the crime of human trafficking and the Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) national program to help combat it. More than 25 dignitaries and guests, including […]

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Kenworth T680 Delivers a Load of Benefits for Certified Express

When it comes to trucking and shipping logistics, the key to success is running with well-specified, quality equipment – like the Kenworth T680 – that gives drivers the tools to do their jobs, according to Certified Express Inc. (CEI) President and CEO Scott Wade. Founded in 2003, CEI is a refrigerated carrier operating over 130 […]

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Truckers Against Trafficking Reveals “Everyday Heroes” Kenworth T680 in Washington, D.C.

In coordination with National Human Trafficking Awareness month, Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) unveiled its 2019 Everyday Heroes Kenworth T680, at a press conference held recently at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. On a brisk and snow-covered day in Washington, 50 members of the national media and sponsors of the Everyday Heroes Kenworth T680 turned […]

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“Everyday Heroes” Kenworth T680 Will Once Again Be Auctioned Off to Support Truckers Against Trafficking

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

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Kenworth T680s are a Sure Bet for Las Vegas-Based MC Carrier

MC Carrier may roll out of Las Vegas, but they don’t gamble when it comes to reliability. Since 2012, MC Carrier has earned the respect of more than 600 satisfied customers who count on the company to transport everything from dry van loads and refrigerated goods to heavy equipment and hazardous materials. It hauls cargo […]

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Driving a Kenworth Drives a Better Product

It’s been said that to truly understand a person, you have to walk a mile in their shoes. That’s not a concept lost on engineers at Kenworth. When Kenworth designed its flagship truck, the T680, it received feedback from more than 850 drivers to help develop the model into a driver friendly truck that would […]

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PACCAR Powertrain Fuel Economy Package Now Available on Kenworth T680

Kenworth continues to deliver fuel economy enhancements with the introduction of the PACCAR Powertrain Fuel Economy Package. This package combines the fully integrated PACCAR Powertrain, including the PACCAR MX-13 engine with a new 405-hp at 1,650 lb-ft of torque rating, PACCAR 12-speed automated transmission, PACCAR 40K tandem rear axle, and enhanced Kenworth predictive cruise control […]

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Kenworth To Add PeopleNet App To NAV+HD System as T680 and T880 Option

The Kenworth NAV+ HD system, which is optional on the Kenworth T680 and T880, will offer a PeopleNet app integrating its fleet management services and an electronic logging device (ELD) solution. The app, which uses the Kenworth TruckTech+ Remote Diagnostics platform, will be available as an option on new T680s and T880s. The announcement was […]

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Kenworth T680s Allow Groendyke Transport To Reduce Its Trade-in Cycle By Four Years

Driver Safety Plays Pivotal Role in Spec’ing Choices for Kenworth T680s Brian Gigoux and other executives at Groendyke Transport knew they would be making a bold move when they reduced the company’s trade-in cycle for its trucks from nine years to five. But the need to bring on trucks with the newest and latest technologies […]

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Kenworth T680 Now Standard with JOST Fifth Wheel

The Kenworth T680 on-highway flagship is now standard with the JOST JSK37USB fifth wheel. JOST fifth wheels offer a simple and safe design with only four moving parts. The positive coupling design ensures a true connection, providing Kenworth drivers with the assurance of a safe coupling. JOST’s simple mechanism allows infinite adjustments versus notched adjustments. […]

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Kenworth Offers Dana SPL 250 Lite Driveline for T680 and T880 in Linehaul and Regional Haul Applications

Kenworth now offers the new Dana SPL® 250 Lite driveline for the Kenworth T680 and Kenworth T880 in linehaul and regional haul applications. The SPL 250 Lite sheds 25 pounds without sacrificing performance or durability, has fewer moving parts, and reduces Noise Vibration and Harshness (NVH) values compared to the SPL 250 XL driveline series […]

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