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Kenworth T880S Mixer with McNeilus Bridgemaster Package Provides Major Donation to RMC Research & Education Foundation

A Kenworth T880S bridge formula mixer chassis, recently sold during online bidding, will provide a major contribution to the RMC Research & Education Foundation, thanks to Kenworth, McNeilus, NorCal Kenworth and other participating Kenworth supplier partners. The T880S will display at the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) ConcreteWorks Sept. 29 – Oct. 1 in National Harbor, […]

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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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PACCAR Parts Celebrates 45 Years of Uptime

To commemorate 45 years as a division of PACCAR, PACCAR Parts’ employees celebrated on Aug. 16 at facilities around the globe. At the PACCAR Parts campus in Renton, Wash., alumni, retirees and current employees celebrated with acknowledgements from Ron Armstrong, PACCAR chief executive officer, David Danforth, PACCAR Parts general manager, and others.  From the very […]

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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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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’s Renton Assembly Plant Celebrates 25 Years of Building The World’s Best Trucks

Kenworth Truck Company’s assembly plant in Renton, Wash., recently celebrated its 25th anniversary of building The World’s Best® trucks. Kenworth – Renton Assembly Plant Kenworth employees and their family members marked the anniversary in conjunction with Kenworth Family Day held at the plant. The event included antique Kenworth trucks, employee classic car show, face painters […]

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PacLease Launches Informative Blog for Private Fleets

PACCAR Leasing Company (PacLease) has launched a new blog, available through its website: www.PacLease.com/Blog.  A first for the company, PacLease’s aim is to create another avenue of communicating with their customers.  According to Michelle Harry, PacLease’s director of marketing, the blog is educational in nature and a way for the company to communicate valuable information and […]

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All Three Assembly Plants Producing Kenworth Trucks Earn ISO Certification for Environmental Management Systems

All three assembly plants that produce Kenworth trucks in the United States and Canada have now achieved the prestigious ISO14001:2015 certification for their environmental management systems, which support the production of trucks in an environmentally responsible manner. Kenworth’s heavy duty manufacturing plants in Chillicothe, Ohio, and Renton, Washington, both previously earned this certification. Kenworth medium […]

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Michelin Receives Prestigious PACCAR Supplier Quality Award

Michelin North America, Inc., has been recognized by PACCAR — one of the world’s largest manufacturers of medium- and heavy-duty trucks — as a recipient of the 2017 “10 PPM Supplier Quality” award for outstanding commitment to quality. The award was presented recently to Michelin by Gary Safsten, PACCAR assistant director of supplier quality, at […]

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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 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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