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PacLease Teams up with Kenworth to Move U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

On Dec. 2, U.S. Speaker of the House John Ryan, R-Wis., will be looking up at a 74-foot tall Lutz Spruce, located on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building.  With a flip of a switch, the tree will come alive with thousands of LED lights and 4,000 ornaments. It will be the official […]

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Kenworth Prepares To Roll Out PACCAR MX-11 Engine For Vocational and Regional Haul Customers in 2016

Kenworth will begin selling the PACCAR MX-11 engine to its vocational and regional haul customers in the United States and Canada in January 2016. Just introduced by PACCAR, the 11-liter engine is designed to produce up to 430 hp and 1,550 lb-ft of torque. It is positioned between the PACCAR PX-9 and MX-13 engines to […]

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Kenworth & PACCAR Financial Offer $3,000 Rebate on Kenworth ICON 900

Kenworth Truck Company and PACCAR Financial are offering a $3,000 rebate for qualifying U.S. and Canadian fleets and truck operators who purchase new Kenworth ICON 900 trucks financed through PACCAR Financial by Dec. 31, 2015. The ICON 900 is a customized limited edition, premium truck introduced at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show. “Since its introduction, […]

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Peterbilt, PACCAR Financial Offer Complimentary Extended Warranty on New Truck Purchases

Customers who purchase a new Peterbilt truck and finance through PACCAR Financial can receive complimentary extended warranty coverage. The offer is available until March 31, 2016, on trucks in dealer inventory or truck orders received by Peterbilt prior to Dec. 31, 2015. According to Peterbilt, the extended warranty includes: • Three year or 300,000 miles (480,000 […]

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Kenworth and PACCAR Financial Offer Class 8 Extended Warranty Program

Kenworth Truck Company and PACCAR Financial are offering an Extended Warranty Program for U.S. customers who purchase new Kenworth Class 8 factory trucks financed through PACCAR Financial. Under the program, Kenworth customers may receive a 3-year / 300,000-mile basic vehicle extended warranty by choosing PACCAR Financial to finance purchases of new Kenworth Class 8 trucks […]

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Peterbilt and PACCAR Win Four Frost & Sullivan Manufacturing Leadership Awards, Two in Top Categories

Petertbilt Motors Company and its parent company PACCAR Inc won four prestigious Manufacturing Leadership Awards as selected by Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council, and took top honors in the categories of Workplace Leadership and Engineering and Product Technology Leadership. The top awards, called High Achiever Awards, were announced during the Manufacturing Leadership Summit in […]

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Kenworth T680 with PACCAR MX-13 Engine Boosts Fuel Economy by 8 Percent for Abilene Motor Express

Shippers looking for a carrier to move their freight quickly and efficiently won’t find Abilene Motor Express if they look in Abilene, Texas, or even Abilene, Kansas. The family-owned truckload and volume LTL freight carrier isn’t even located in a town called Abilene. Even though the company is named after a small unincorporated community in […]

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DLM Trucking Marries Love of Farming with Trucking Operation

Utilizes Fleet of Kenworth T680 76-inch Sleepers Powered by PACCAR MX-13 Engines in Produce Hauls to Southern California David Messmore has always liked to travel and experience new beginnings. Twenty years ago, four generations of his family decided to move from Oxnard, Calif., to Sunnyside, Wash. This remote spot in south central Washington would be […]

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Kenworth T680 with PACCAR MX-13 Engine Lowers Costs for Oregon Open-Deck Carrier

Central Oregon Truck Co. Sees 0.5 MPG Improvement with PACCAR MX-13 Engine CEO Rick Williams of Central Oregon Truck Company (COTC) has discovered that he can have the best of both worlds. Williams said the performance of the Kenworth T680 equipped with a 76-inch sleeper and a 455-hp PACCAR MX-13 engine taught him that he […]

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Early Adopters of PACCAR MX-13 Engine Reaping Benefits with Kenworth Trucks

That’s the straight up answer to a straight-up question that was posed to Robbie Wood, owner of Robbie D. Wood Trucking, which runs 140 trucks out of Dolomite, Ala. “We run Kenworth trucks and know PACCAR very well. We’ve always received a great product and had it backed with great service from our Kenworth dealer […]

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Kenworth and PACCAR Assembly Plants Carry on Kenworth’s 90-Year Tradition of Quality and Innovation

Many things have changed at Kenworth’s manufacturing plants since the Kirkland, Wash.-based company built its first trucks in 1923. But one thing that has remained constant during the company’s 90-year history – the quality and care that goes into the assembly of every Kenworth truck. Today, Kenworth trucks are built at assembly plants in Renton, […]

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Dana’s Spicer® Pro-40™ Light-Weight Tandem Axle Technology Selected by TMC Transportation

Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced that TMC Transportation, the largest privately held flatbed carrier in the United States, has specified Spicer® Pro-40™ tandem axles on the company’s order of 1,500 Peterbilt 579 on-highway trucks. Following a standard replacement schedule, TMC Transportation will purchase 1,500 new tractors over the next two years. The Spicer Pro-40 […]

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