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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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Kenworth Offers $1,000 Savings to OOIDA Members on Qualifying New Sleeper Truck Purchases

Kenworth and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) have again teamed up for the 15th year in a row to provide a $1,000 savings to OOIDA members on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth sleeper trucks during 2017. Kenworth T680 76-inch Sleeper Featured eligible Kenworth trucks are the Kenworth T680 or T880 with a 52-inch or […]

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Reliable Trucking Increases Payload with Kenworth T880s Spec’d With PACCAR MX-11 Engines

For those in the construction game – hauling dirt, aggregate, cement, fly ash, and other material – numbers are what it’s all about. Haul more product – make more money. And, if you save fuel in the process – that’s the gravy. For Reliable Trucking, servicing the Bay Area and Sacramento Valley, spec’ing lightweight Kenworth […]

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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 Expands T880 with New Set-Forward Configuration

Kenworth expanded the award-winning T880 with a set-forward front axle configuration at the ConcreteWorks show hosted by the National Ready Mix Concrete Association (NRMCA). The new configuration, named the T880S, is especially designed for fleet and truck operators in ready-mix, dump and mobile crane applications where every incremental pound of payload delivered contributes directly to […]

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Kenworth’s 40-Inch Sleeper Gives Dixon Brothers Another Option To Enhance Productivity

When petroleum hauler Dixon Bros. in Newcastle, Wyoming, wanted to save weight, haul more payload, and enhance productivity, the new Kenworth 40-inch sleeper became the company’s choice for its Kenworth T880s.   “We haul primarily gas and diesel to convenience stores, coal mines, and airports, and also transport propane to wholesalers. Most of our runs […]

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New Kenworth T880 Brochure Now Available

Kenworth has published a new Kenworth T880 brochure with the latest, comprehensive information on the company’s popular flagship vocational truck.   Kenworth has rolled out new configurations and product enhancements for the T880 since it debuted three years ago. Originally launched as a day cab, the Kenworth T880 is now available with 52-inch and 76-inch […]

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Kenworth Releases New T880 Video Starring Kenworth’s Flagship Vocational Truck

Kenworth has released an informative, 7-1/2-minute video on the award-winning Kenworth T880, the industry’s leading vocational truck.   Named the 2015 Truck of the Year by the American Truck Dealers (ATD), the Kenworth T880 exemplifies Kenworth’s long-time core values of quality, innovation and technology in producing The World’s Best(R) trucks. Day in and day out, […]

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Kenworth Truck Company News Release Kenworth 40 – inch Sleeper For T680 and T880 Launches Next Week

The new Kenworth 40-inch sleeper for the Kenworth T880 and Kenworth T680 will enter production next week. Regional bulk haulers that prefer to operate a highly fuel-efficient and lighter weight truck with a compact, yet comfortable sleeping environment for optimum driver comfort, will find the Kenworth T680 equipped with the 40-inch sleeper a good fit […]

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Bulk Hauler Walpole Earns Bulk Savings with Kenworth T880s and PACCAR MX-11 Engine

In bulk hauling, tons are the name of the game. And for Walpole Inc., a bulk hauler with 240 company-owned tractors, getting more for less is paying dividends.  “We’re always interested in shaving weight to haul more payload, but need to temper that with performance and durability,” said Keith Walpole, whose grandfather started the south […]

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