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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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PACCAR MX-11 Engine Now Available For Order at Kenworth Dealers

The PACCAR MX-11 engine for vocational and regional haul customers is now available for order. Offered in the Kenworth T880, T680, T800 with FEPTO, and W900S, the PACCAR MX-11 is designed to produce up to 430 hp and 1,550 lb-ft of torque. The 10.8-liter engine is 400 pounds lighter than 13-liter engines and provides customers […]

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Kenworth T880s Provide Dependable Uptime, Driver Satisfaction for JLE Industries

Dunbar, Pa.-based JLE Industries is a fast-growing trucking company serving the gas, oil and construction industries. Founded in 2010 to assist energy exploration and production businesses in the Marcellus Shale region , JLE has grown quickly in five years, starting with just a few trucks and expanding to more than 100 tractors and 120 employees. […]

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Kenworth Introduces T880 40-Inch Sleeper for Vocational Customers

Kenworth announced the introduction of a new 40-inch sleeper for the Kenworth T880 at the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference and Exhibition. *Kenworth T880 40-inch Sleeper (Miller Industries)* Kenworth’s 40-inch sleeper is designed for vocational applications that use straight trucks, such as petroleum haulers or the tow industry, and for tractors hauling flatbeds, lowboys […]

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New Kenworth 76-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper For T680 and T880 Now in Production

Kenworth Truck Company announced that its new 76-inch mid-roof sleeper for the Kenworth T680 and T880 is in production. The 76-inch mid-roof sleeper is optimized for bulk tank, flatbed and other truck operators who prefer a lower roof, aerodynamic, light weight truck that has the comforts of Kenworth’s 76-inch high-roof sleeper for driver retention and […]

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Kenworth T880s Cement a Strong Bond with Best Redi – Mix Drivers

On a scale of 1 to 10, how important is it to Dee Dee Harris to drive a comfortable truck? “It’s way past a 10, I can tell you that,” she said. As a driver/mentor for Houston-based Best Redi-Mix, Harris has been in numerous trucks during her 25-year trucking career – the past four with […]

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Kenworth T880 Delivers Driver Comfort for San Jose Logging

For the first time in his 30-year career, Delbert Ritchey is driving a truck where his seat isn’t rubbing the upholstery off the back of the cab. “I’m a fairly big guy, about 6 feet, 280 pounds,” said Ritchey, the senior driver for San Jose Logging Ltd. in Williams Lake, British Columbia. “It’s nice to […]

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New Kenworth 76-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper Available for Order

The new Kenworth 76-inch mid-roof sleeper is now available for order with the company’s award-winning Kenworth T680 and T880. Kenworth T680 76-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper Introduced at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show, Kenworth’s 76-inch mid-roof sleeper is optimized for liquid bulk tankers, flatbed haulers and other truck operators that prefer a lighter weight, more aerodynamic truck […]

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Kenworth Adds Secure Remote Keyless Entry Option for T680 and T880

Kenworth has introduced a new remote, keyless entry system as an option for the Kenworth T680 and T880. Kenworth T680  Kenworth T880 Kenworth’s remote keyless entry provides two key fobs programmed to lock and un-lock the doors. Use a single click to unlock the driver’s side door and a double click to unlock both cab […]

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Kenworth Launches 76-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper

Kenworth announced the introduction of a new 76-inch mid-roof sleeper for the Kenworth T680 and T880 at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Full production is expected to start in the fall. “The Kenworth 76-inch mid-roof sleeper is optimized for liquid bulk tankers, flatbed haulers and other operators looking for a lighter weight, more aerodynamic truck with […]

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