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PacLease Provides Online Safety Courses to Customers

Partnership with J.J. Keller Provides On-Line Courses PacLease has announced a new safety course program in partnership with J.J. Keller. The subscription-based program, called PacTrainer(TM), allows PacLease customers to take full advantage of more than 360 online courses and tutorials that aim to improve driving skills and compliance.   “We worked closely with J.J. Keller, […]

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Kenworth TruckTech+ Gives Fleets New Visibility, Provides Remote Diagnostics To Keep Trucks Rolling

NASHVILLE, Tenn.,  The future in mobile truck diagnostics is here today in the form of Kenworth TruckTech+ for Kenworth Class 8 customers. “Kenworth TruckTech+ is now operational in more than 10,000 new Kenworth Class 8 trucks equipped with PACCAR MX-13 engines, and those trucks have logged nearly 170 million miles since the system entered production […]

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Kenworth T370 Becomes Historic 150,000th Truck Produced at PACCAR Ste-Therese Plant

T370 Goes To Custom Fire Apparatus Builder Pierce Manufacturing A Kenworth T370 was recently recognized as the historic 150,000th truck produced at the state-of-the-art PACCAR factory in Ste-Therese, Quebec.   The milestone vehicle is a new Kenworth 4×2 T370 straight truck produced for long-time customer Pierce Manufacturing, the leading manufacturer of custom fire apparatus. The […]

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PACCAR MX-11 Engine Now Available For Order at Kenworth Dealers

The PACCAR MX-11 engine for vocational and regional haul customers is now available for order. Offered in the Kenworth T880, T680, T800 with FEPTO, and W900S, the PACCAR MX-11 is designed to produce up to 430 hp and 1,550 lb-ft of torque. The 10.8-liter engine is 400 pounds lighter than 13-liter engines and provides customers […]

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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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