Tag Archives: Kenworth Truck Company

Driving a Kenworth Drives a Better Product

It’s been said that to truly understand a person, you have to walk a mile in their shoes. That’s not a concept lost on engineers at Kenworth. When Kenworth designed its flagship truck, the T680, it received feedback from more than 850 drivers to help develop the model into a driver friendly truck that would […]

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Kenworth Introduces Body Builder Academy Instructional Video Series

Kenworth has launched its Body Builder Academy Training video series for its flagship vocational truck, the Kenworth T880. The six instructional Body Builder Academy videos focus on connectivity with Kenworth chassis systems, PTO functions, integration of electronics between body and truck, and optimization of the driver interface for body functions through switches and dash messaging. […]

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Houston Food Bank Depends on Kenworth Trucks To Fight Hunger

The ability to feed the hungry involves more than just a generous heart and a willing spirit. As the largest Feeding America food bank in the country, the Houston Food Bank annually serves 122 million nutritious meals through community partners, including food pantries, soup kitchens, social service providers, and schools in 18 southeast Texas counties. […]

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Kenworth To Add PeopleNet App To NAV+HD System as T680 and T880 Option

The Kenworth NAV+ HD system, which is optional on the Kenworth T680 and T880, will offer a PeopleNet app integrating its fleet management services and an electronic logging device (ELD) solution. The app, which uses the Kenworth TruckTech+ Remote Diagnostics platform, will be available as an option on new T680s and T880s. The announcement was […]

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Beer Distributor J.J. Taylor Brings the Suds To Minnesota and Florida with Kenworth T370s

With beer distributorships in Florida and Minnesota, J.J. Taylor Distributing has made a name for itself. It’s the largest beer distributor in Minnesota – selling 7 million cases last year – and the second largest in Florida, distributing 21 million cases in 17 counties in 2017. Its main brand is Miller in both states, while […]

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Kenworth Mid Atlantic – Baltimore Joins Kenworth Dealer Network

Kenworth Mid Atlantic – Baltimore recently became the newest addition to Kenworth’s dealer network of more than 400 locations in the United States and Canada with its recent opening through a partnership between Tri-State Kenworth and Chesapeake Truck. “We look forward to offering The World’s Best trucks and delivering the best parts and service support […]

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Sioux City Kenworth Invests $5.5 Million in Relocation to New Building, Larger Site

Responding to the needs of local businesses and truck fleets and operators, Sioux City Kenworth has moved its full-service dealership to a new building located on a major truck route in Sioux City. Sioux City Kenworth’s new 44,000 square-foot facility sits on a 12-1/2-acre site and features a 16-bay service department that provides truck diagnosis […]

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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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