Tag Archives: Kenworth T680

Kenworth Introduces T680 Driver Academy, 20 Short Videos Highlight T680 Vehicle Operation

Kenworth has introduced its T680 Driver Academy Training video series for the on-highway flagship Kenworth T680.   “We produced 20 short, instructional videos to help new and current Kenworth T680 drivers learn more their T680s,” said Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director. “For example, one short segment shows where all the fill spots are under the […]

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Kenworth T680 Proves To Be “The Driver’s Truck” for Danny Herman Trucking

Before Ronnie Miller hired on with Danny Herman Trucking in 2012, he told Joe Herman a little bit about himself. “I told him I was a Kenworth man. That’s all I drove as an owner operator during my 28 years, and that’s all I want to drive now,” Miller reminisced with a chuckle. “And that’s […]

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Floyd Blinsky Trucking Shows Its True Colors

Multi-Colored Kenworth T680s are Spec’d to the Nines for Drivers When Matt Blinsky was asked the company’s fleet color, he answered with a laugh.  “That’s a good question.  We don’t have one. We’ve got 74 trucks, and probably 25 different colors running around.  It’s all by design.” Matt Blinsky, vice president of Floyd Blinsky Trucking, […]

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Kenworth T680 with PACCAR MX Engine to Participate in DOE SuperTruck II Project

Kenworth announced that it will collaborate closely with the PACCAR Technical Center and DAF Trucks NV, a subsidiary of PACCAR, to develop important advancements in Class 8 truck aerodynamics, engine and powertrain efficiencies with $8 million in year-one funding provided by the Vehicle Technologies Office of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SuperTruck II program. Other […]

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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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