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Kenworth AG400L Tandem Rear Suspension Now Standard on Kenworth T680

The proprietary Kenworth AG400L tandem rear suspension is now standard equipment for the Kenworth T680 on-highway flagship. The disc brakes-compatible Kenworth AG400L is rated at 40,000 pounds. The cost-effective, four-bag suspension is especially well-suited for over the road and pickup and delivery applications. The AG400L provides a smooth ride through a proven trailing arm design. […]

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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 T680 Standard with Bendix Wingman Fusion

Kenworth now offers the Bendix® Wingman® Fusion™ advanced driver assistance system as standard equipment for its T680 on-highway flagship. Bendix Wingman Fusion integrates and advances a proven suite of Bendix safety technologies – radar, camera, the vehicle’s foundation brake system, and SafetyDirect® by Bendix CVS – into a comprehensive Kenworth driver assistance system. Built on the Bendix, ESP® full stability […]

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Kenworth’s Renton Assembly Plant Receives King County Environmental Honor

The Kenworth Truck Company assembly plant in Renton, Washington, recently received a 2017 Gold Award from the King County (Washington) Industrial Waste Program. Part of King County’s Wastewater Treatment Division, the Industrial Waste Program annually honors local facilities whose business practices contribute to protecting regional water quality. Kenworth – Renton has now earned the Gold award […]

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Kenworth T680 Now Standard with Bendix Front and Rear Air Disc Brakes

The Kenworth T680 on-highway flagship is now standard with Bendix® ADB22X™ front and rear air disc brakes. Bendix Front Air Disc ADB22X  The pairing is a result of Kenworth now offering rear air disc brakes as standard. The Bendix ADB22X front air disc brakes have been standard for several years. Bendix ADB22X Rear Air Disc […]

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Kenworth Medium Duty Cabovers Add Three Dana Spicer Axle Series

Kenworth has added the availability of three Dana Spicer axle series for its K270 and K370 medium duty cabovers. Kenworth K370 Cabover The Kenworth cabovers are now available with the Dana Spicer S140 series of single-reduction, single-drive axles, ranging from 16,000-lb to 21,000-lb gross axle weight rating. According to Dana, the two S140 series axles […]

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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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Kenworth T880 Dump Trucks with PACCAR MX-11 Engines Drive Productivity Gains for A&C Trucking

The first rule in business: Get Noticed.  When Indianapolis-based A&C Trucking was incorporated in 1982, the Yellow Pages were a prominent way of getting business. That wasn’t lost on Jim and Anna Lee Carmichael, who offered dump truck services with 10 trucks throughout the region. “My dad wanted to be the first entry in the […]

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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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Kenworth To Showcase Six Vocational Trucks at The Work Truck Show

Kenworth Truck Company will offer the latest information on its industry leading vocational truck lineup during The Work Truck Show March 6-9 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The event is sponsored by the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA). “Kenworth is coming to The Work Truck Show with a wide range of products that highlight the excellent performance, durability and […]

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