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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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Valley Farm Transport: Keeps Agricultural Products on the Move with Fleet of Kenworths

Staying true to your roots. That’s what Valley Farm Transport, based in Dixon, California, is all about. The company, now in its second generation, began its life in 1963 with Bob Nickum behind the wheel, hauling grain. “My father started from scratch and built a successful company hauling mostly grain in our area,” recalled David […]

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West Coast Dream Team Will Transport the 2018 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

A trifecta of transportation partners will see that the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree safely makes its way from Oregon to West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol for the 2018 holiday season. An annual gift to the nation, this year’s tree will come from the Willamette National Forest with support from nonprofit Choose Outdoors and Travel […]

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AJR Trucking Takes Delivery of Industry’s First Truck with a 12-Liter Near-Zero Emission Cummins Westport Engine at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo

Representatives from the California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership, Kenworth Truck Company and AJR Trucking announced delivery of the first near-zero emission 12-liter natural gas truck. A ceremony, during the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach, California, had co-owners of port drayage and mail delivery trucking fleet, AJR Trucking, – Jack and Chris Khudikyan – on […]

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Top Three Finalists Named as Search For Top Rookie Military Veteran Truck Driver Narrows

Kenworth has teamed with the FASTPORT Trucking Track Mentoring Program and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring our Heroes Program to find America’s top rookie military veteran, who has made the successful transition from active duty to driving for a commercial fleet.   The top three finalists in the “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” […]

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Kenworth Truck Company and Whitewood Transport Team up to Haul the 2017 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

The Christmas season will be a little brighter this year with the help of Kenworth Truck Company and Whitewood Transport, as the two take on the role of transporting the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree to Washington D.C. An annual gift to the nation, the 2017 tree will make its way to the West Lawn of […]

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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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