Tag Archives: Kenworth Trucks

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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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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