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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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“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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