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Kenworth T680 Now Standard with JOST Fifth Wheel

The Kenworth T680 on-highway flagship is now standard with the JOST JSK37USB fifth wheel. JOST fifth wheels offer a simple and safe design with only four moving parts. The positive coupling design ensures a true connection, providing Kenworth drivers with the assurance of a safe coupling. JOST’s simple mechanism allows infinite adjustments versus notched adjustments. […]

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Peterbilt Starts Production of New Model 579 UltraLoft

Peterbilt Motors Company delivered the keys to the first production unit of the new Model 579 UltraLoft to David Freymiller, President and CEO of Oklahoma City based Freymiller Trucking. Peterbilt announced the introduction of the Model 579 UltraLoft earlier this year. The UltraLoft features a high roof integral cab and sleeper design for Peterbilt’s flagship […]

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Kenworth T680 Adds Predictive Cruise Control as Standard

Kenworth’s Predictive Cruise Control system becomes standard on the Kenworth T680 on-highway flagship beginning July 1. Kenworth Predictive Cruise Control combines GPS with cruise control to deliver enhanced fuel economy. The system uses topographical GPS data inputs to aid cruising speed efficiency. As the truck enters certain types of terrain, such as rolling hills, the system […]

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Peterbilt Announces Driver-Safety Focused Options for Sleeper Models

Peterbilt Motors Company announces two new options for Models 567 and 579 trucks: the alert switch and the pass-through seat. These features were designed with input from influential driver groups like the Women in Trucking Association. Located in the sleeper control panel, the alert switch is an alarm that behaves like a panic button on […]

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Kenworth Releases New T880 Video Starring Kenworth’s Flagship Vocational Truck

Kenworth has released a fast-paced, 2-minute video on the Kenworth T880, the company’s flagship vocational truck. The new “T880: The Ultimate Work Truck” video features the T880 in action in demanding dump, ready mix, heavy haul, flatbed, refuse, bulk haul, tanker, wrecker and logger applications. The T880 exemplifies Kenworth’s long-time core values of quality, innovation […]

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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 Hawaii Opens New Dealership Location in Hilo

Kenworth Hawaii recently celebrated the grand opening of its second location – an 11,000 square-foot parts and service dealership on the east side of the Big Island. More than 75 customers, plus local officials and company dignitaries from Kenworth and PACCAR, attended the event. Earlier this year, Kenworth Hawaii held its grand opening for its […]

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Kenworth Medium Duty Cabovers Add Three Dana Spicer Axle Series

Kenworth has added the availability of three Dana Spicer axle series for its K270 and K370 medium duty cabovers. Kenworth K370 Cabover The Kenworth cabovers are now available with the Dana Spicer S140 series of single-reduction, single-drive axles, ranging from 16,000-lb to 21,000-lb gross axle weight rating. According to Dana, the two S140 series axles […]

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Kenworth Displays Special Prototype T680 Hybrid Electric Cargo Transport at ACT Expo

A prototype Kenworth T680 tractor equipped with a parallel hybrid electric propulsion system made its public debut at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo.  Kenworth T680 Hybrid Emission Cargo Transport The special Kenworth T680 vehicle is part of the Hybrid Emission Cargo Transport (HECT) demonstration project. The HECT project is funded in part by the […]

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Kenworth T880 Dump Trucks with PACCAR MX-11 Engines Drive Productivity Gains for A&C Trucking

The first rule in business: Get Noticed.  When Indianapolis-based A&C Trucking was incorporated in 1982, the Yellow Pages were a prominent way of getting business. That wasn’t lost on Jim and Anna Lee Carmichael, who offered dump truck services with 10 trucks throughout the region. “My dad wanted to be the first entry in the […]

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Tribe Transportation Shifts Into High Gear with PACCAR Integrated Powertrain and Automated Transmission

Tribe Transportation is focused on being one of the top temperature-controlled carriers in the nation. At the heart of the Georgia-based company’s long-haul fleet are 540 Kenworth T680s. But, simply running a leading brand isn’t enough to sustain growth and success.  According to Matt Handte, executive vice president for Tribe Transportation, what the company sells […]

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PACCAR Parts Awards TRP San Diego as the Top Worldwide TRP Store

PACCAR Parts awarded TRP San Diego as the 2017 Global TRP Store of the Year. TRP is PACCAR’s global brand of aftermarket replacement parts for all-makes trucks, trailers and buses. Currently, there are 134 TRP Stores open in 31 countries around the world. TRP San Diego was named 2017 Global TRP Store of the Year […]

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