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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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Kenworth T680 To Deliver 52nd U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

This fall, a specially-decaled Kenworth T680 will transport the 52nd U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree on a special cross-country tour to the U.S. Capitol. The tour will visit 26 community celebrations during the 2,800-mile journey. After its arrival and set-up on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, the tree will be illuminated during a special […]

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Kenworth To Say Farewell To Venerable T660

Kenworth announced that it will sunset its successful, fuel-efficient Kenworth T660 by year-end after 10 years of production, and offer customers a “last call” opportunity to order from the final production allotment of 500 T660s.   “The Kenworth T660 has been a fantastic truck for our customers with more than 60,000 T660s sold since its […]

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Special Kenworth T680 76-inch Sleeper Featured at FASTPORT Hiring Fair at Camp Lejeune

Several hundred Marines from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina recently participated in the latest series of FASTPORT transportation forums for the trucking industry held at military bases throughout the United States. The goal of these events is to assist military service members transitioning into civilian life with the job search and hiring […]

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Kenworth Adds T680 76 -in Sleeper Pre -Wire Option for EpicVue Satellite TV Package for Fleets

Promoting Driver Retention and Recruitment New Kenworth T680 76-inch sleepers are now available with a Kenworth factory-installed, in-cab satellite TV pre-wire option to support EpicVue satellite television subscription service. EpicVue is a provider of premium in-cab satellite TV packaged exclusively for the trucking industry and available for fleets with 20 or more vehicles. The service […]

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New Kenworth T680 Brochure Now Available

Kenworth has published a new Kenworth T680 brochure with the latest, comprehensive information on the company’s popular flagship on-highway truck.   Kenworth has expanded its offerings for the T680, which was originally launched four years ago as a 76-inch sleeper and day cab. The T680 is now also available with 52-inch and 76-inch mid-roof sleepers, […]

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Kenworth Donates T680 76-inch Sleeper For “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” Award

To Recognize Top Rookie Veteran Serving as Commercial Truck Driver The search continues as Kenworth, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring our Heroes Program and FASTPORT work together to find America’s top rookie military veteran who has made the transition from active duty to driving for a commercial fleet. Kenworth will provide the Kenworth […]

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