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Kenworth T680 and Army Special Operations Veteran Support Careers in Trucking For Transitioning Service Members

Service personnel and their spouses participated in career development programs and learned more about post-military career opportunities at Hiring Our Heroes Transition Summits recently hosted by Naval Air Station Pensacola and Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. The two summits, coordinated by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes Program, concluded with interactive […]

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Kenworth T270 and T370 Standard with Dana Spicer S140 Single-Drive Axles

Kenworth T270 and T370 medium duty trucks are now standard with Dana Spicer S140 single-reduction, single-drive axles. Dana Spicer S140 The Kenworth T270 features the Dana Spicer S17-140 rated at 16,000 pounds, while the Kenworth T370 is standard with the Dana Spicer S21-140 rated at 21,000 pounds. Dana Spicer S140 axles are designed to serve […]

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Kenworth T680s Allow Groendyke Transport To Reduce Its Trade-in Cycle By Four Years

Driver Safety Plays Pivotal Role in Spec’ing Choices for Kenworth T680s Brian Gigoux and other executives at Groendyke Transport knew they would be making a bold move when they reduced the company’s trade-in cycle for its trucks from nine years to five. But the need to bring on trucks with the newest and latest technologies […]

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Kenworth Summer Activities Feature Special Olympics, Northwest Harvest and Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks

Kenworth employees at the company’s headquarters in Kirkland, Washington, have been busy this summer giving back to their community by volunteering at the National Special Olympics in Seattle, raising money for Northwest Harvest to help feed the hungry in the state, and participating with three trucks in the local Fourth of July Parade. 2018 Special […]

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Kenworth T680 Adds Predictive Cruise Control as Standard

Kenworth’s Predictive Cruise Control system becomes standard on the Kenworth T680 on-highway flagship beginning July 1. Kenworth Predictive Cruise Control combines GPS with cruise control to deliver enhanced fuel economy. The system uses topographical GPS data inputs to aid cruising speed efficiency. As the truck enters certain types of terrain, such as rolling hills, the system […]

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Going the Extra Mile: Pickup and Delivery Provider Appreciates Kenworth T370 Engineering and Efficiency

As a leading provider of LTL services across the southern United States – with 90 locations blanketing the region – Southeastern Freight Lines (SEFL) relies heavily on a fleet of quality-built pickup and delivery (P&D) vehicles. Over the past two years, the Lexington, South Carolina-based company has purchased 200 new Kenworth T370s powered by the […]

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Nomination Deadline Nears for “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” Award – Kenworth T680 Advantage 76-inch Sleeper

The search continues as Kenworth, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring our Heroes Program and FASTPORT work together to find America’s top rookie military veteran who has made the transition from active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces to driving for a commercial fleet. Drivers must be nominated by their motor carrier or training […]

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Transitioning Service Members Learn More About Trucking Industry and See Kenworth T680 at Hiring Summit

Transitioning service members, contemplating their next career move after leaving the U.S. military, received an excellent chance to explore opportunities available in the trucking industry at a recent Hiring Our Heroes Transition Summit held at the U.S. Coast Guard Base in Seattle. Active duty soldiers, sailors and other members from various branches of the U.S. […]

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Kenworth of Louisiana Relocates Bossier City Dealership To Larger, Newly Constructed Facility in Shreveport

Kenworth of Louisiana has relocated its Bossier City dealership to a larger, newly constructed full-service facility in Shreveport with convenient I-20 access. Kenworth of Louisiana – Shreveport sits on nearly 16 acres at 7030 W. 70th Street, west of downtown Shreveport, and just 17 miles from its former location. Adjoining the dealership property is a truck stop […]

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Log Hauling Evolution: Kenworth T880 Key to Competitiveness and Efficiency at Western Forest Products

Canada is the home and native land of Western Forest Products, the largest coastal timberlands operator and lumber producer in British Columbia. For years, the company, which has an annual available harvest greater than 6 million cubic meters (2.5 billion board feet), has relied on a private railway and off-road trucks to move logs to […]

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Kenworth Offers Dana SPL 250 Lite Driveline for T680 and T880 in Linehaul and Regional Haul Applications

Kenworth now offers the new Dana SPL® 250 Lite driveline for the Kenworth T680 and Kenworth T880 in linehaul and regional haul applications. The SPL 250 Lite sheds 25 pounds without sacrificing performance or durability, has fewer moving parts, and reduces Noise Vibration and Harshness (NVH) values compared to the SPL 250 XL driveline series […]

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At the Ready: Virginia Department of Forestry Armed with Kenworth T370s and Bulldozers to Fight Wildfires

For the Virginia Department of Forestry, the heavy artillery to combat forest fires throughout the state consists of medium duty trucks – primarily Kenworth T370s – and John Deere bulldozers. The fire dozer is the go-to piece of equipment to cut trenches and lines that keep wildfires from spreading. “Getting our bulldozers to the scene […]

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