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Kenworth T880 Now Available in All-Wheel Drive

Kenworth’s flagship construction truck, the T880, continues to broaden its application reach, and is now available in an all-wheel drive configuration. The front drive axle is installed at the Kenworth factory, which speeds delivery time and saves costs for customers. “For severe duty applications where the ultimate in traction is required, our new configuration is […]

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Kenworth to Feature New T880S Mixers at 2017 World of Concrete

Two new Kenworth T880S set-forward front axle mixers are Kenworth’s showcase construction trucks at the upcoming 2017 World of Concrete Show Jan. 17-20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Kenworth’s booth (No. C6020) will feature a 5-axle Kenworth T880S mixer with a 2017 PACCAR MX-11 430-hp engine with 1,650 lb-ft of torque, Allison 4700 RDS […]

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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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Special Kenworth T680 76-inch Sleeper Featured at FASTPORT Hiring Fair at Camp Lejeune

Several hundred Marines from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina recently participated in the latest series of FASTPORT transportation forums for the trucking industry held at military bases throughout the United States. The goal of these events is to assist military service members transitioning into civilian life with the job search and hiring […]

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Kenworth Sales Co. Opens New Parts and Service Location in Ogden to Serve Northern Utah

Kenworth Sales Co. has opened a new parts and service location in the West Haven suburb of Ogden to provide parts and service support t o customers in Northern Utah.  The new Ogden location includes two buildings totaling 8,800 square feet, with a 4-bay service department and a 5,400-square-foot parts department. The facility is at […]

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Superior Plus Energy Services Delivers Heating Fuel with Kenworth T370s

When it comes to operating a fleet of trucks, it all boils down to cost of operation. And, for Superior Plus Energy Services, it really means cost of maintenance. “That’s our telltale indicator,” said Stacy Sullivan, who serves as corporate fleet manager for the propane, heating oil, gas and diesel provider. “We track the cost […]

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Don Hummer Knows Trucks: Test Drives Kenworth T680 for a Month Prior to Large Order

Don Hummer has a simple philosophy. “I would never ask a driver to do something that I wouldn’t do myself.” And, for Hummer, founder and chairman of Oxford, Iowa – based Don Hummer Trucking, that includes putting his drivers behind the wheel of a truck he hasn’t personally driven and approved. His latest “stamp of […]

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Marten Transport Relies on Kenworth T680s For Driver Comfort, Performance and Fuel Economy

Marten Transport, headquartered in Mondovi, Wis., is one of the leading temperature-sensitive truckload carriers in the United States. The 69-year-old company specializes in transporting and distributing food and other consumer packaged goods that require a temperature-controlled or insulated environment. Employing more than 3,500 people, Marten Transport offers service throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. […]

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Kenworth Northeast Group Relocates South Boston Dealership to Full-Service Facility in Brockton, Mass.

Grand Opening Offers Look at PACCAR MX-11 and T680 76-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper Kenworth Northeast Group has relocated its South Boston dealership to a newly renovated 40,000 square-foot facility that’s easily accessible to three expressways – Massachusetts routes 3 and 24 and U.S. Interstate 95.   The renovated dealership is located at 1150 West Chestnut St. […]

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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 T680 76-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper Transporting Tree on Special 3,000 Mile Journey

The 2015 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree made its first tour stop in the Lower 48 states Saturday with a community event visit to Seattle’s Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) and Lake Union Park. The crowd gathered to see the 74-foot Lutz spruce from Seward, Alaska, chosen as the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree; Kenworth T680 […]

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Kenworth Continues Improving Fuel Economy

Engineers at Kenworth are never at rest, and continuous fuel economy improvement is always front and center. Thanks to Kenworth aerodynamic advances coming for 2016, customers purchasing the Kenworth T680 Advantage with 76-inch sleeper, T680 52-inch sleeper and T680 Day Cab will benefit from enhanced fuel economy. *Kenworth T680 Day Cab, 52-inch Sleeper and 76-inch […]

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