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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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Kenworth Displays Special Prototype T680 Hybrid Electric Cargo Transport at ACT Expo

A prototype Kenworth T680 tractor equipped with a parallel hybrid electric propulsion system made its public debut at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo.  Kenworth T680 Hybrid Emission Cargo Transport The special Kenworth T680 vehicle is part of the Hybrid Emission Cargo Transport (HECT) demonstration project. The HECT project is funded in part by the […]

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Tribe Transportation Shifts Into High Gear with PACCAR Integrated Powertrain and Automated Transmission

Tribe Transportation is focused on being one of the top temperature-controlled carriers in the nation. At the heart of the Georgia-based company’s long-haul fleet are 540 Kenworth T680s. But, simply running a leading brand isn’t enough to sustain growth and success.  According to Matt Handte, executive vice president for Tribe Transportation, what the company sells […]

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Kenworth Essentials App for Smartphones and Mobile Devices Features T680, T880 Driver Academy Video Series

The popular Kenworth Essentials App for Apple and Android smartphones and mobile devices features the Kenworth T680 and Kenworth T880 Driver Academy video series in the app’s menu of information developed specifically for Kenworth drivers and customers.  Seven new T680 videos covering fuel economy and driver assistance technologies have been added to the Kenworth Essentials App. […]

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