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Whiteford Kenworth’s Newly Renovated Location Serves Truck Fleets and Operators in North Toledo

Whiteford Kenworth has opened a newly renovated parts and service location in north Toledo. Whiteford Kenworth – Toledo has a 2,900-square-foot parts display and parts warehouse to support the needs of both local fleets and truck operators traveling through Toledo. The location features a 12-bay service department with truck diagnosis within two hours through Kenworth PremierCare® ExpressLane. […]

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Peterbilt Celebrates SuperFan Finalist

Peterbilt announced Rick McClerkin of San Jose, California as the winner of its SuperFan search. In a ceremony at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky, Peterbilt General Manager Kyle Quinn presented the keys of Peterbilt’s One Millionth truck, a Model 567 Heritage, to the ultimate SuperFan. “I want to congratulate Rick as the ultimate […]

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PACCAR Ste-Thérèse Receives Frost & Sullivan Manufacturing Leadership Award

The PACCAR Ste-Thérèse plant received a prestigious 2018 Manufacturing Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council in recognition of its production technology advancements. PACCAR Ste-Thérèse was honored for its Frame Transfer Efficiency Improvement Project. The project takes advantage of automated guided vehicle (AGV) technology to increase frame assembly capacity, efficiency, safety and flexibility. The replacement of an above-ground conveyor […]

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Kenworth T680 Now Available For Order with PACCAR MX-11 Engine Paired with PACCAR Automated Transmission

The Kenworth T680 on-highway flagship is now available for order for the first time with the combination of the PACCAR MX-11 engine and the new PACCAR Automated Transmission, which is designed for linehaul and regional haul applications up to 110,000 pounds gross vehicle weight. The PACCAR MX-11 engine offers up to 430 hp and 1,650 lb.-ft. of […]

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NAM Spotlights Modern Manufacturing in California During 2018 State of Manufacturing Tour

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) today traveled to San Jose to highlight California’s manufacturing industry and the bright future ahead as part of the fourth annual NAM State of Manufacturing Tour. During the visit, NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons joined manufacturers, students, parents, employees and business and community leaders to discuss manufacturing’s confident […]

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PACCAR Parts Delivers Record-Setting Supply Chain Performance of 16 Million Order Lines Shipped

PACCAR Parts set a new record with over 16 million global order lines shipped from its distribution centers. Through state-of-the-art supply chain systems and technology, PACCAR Parts delivered impressive levels of order fulfillment to DAF, Kenworth and Peterbilt dealers, and TRP Stores around the world in 2017. “PACCAR Parts’ number one goal is customer uptime. […]

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PACCAR Automated Transmission Now Standard For Kenworth T680 in Linehaul, Regional Haul

Kenworth announced that, beginning in January, the 12-speed PACCAR Automated Transmission and right-hand column-mounted shifter will be standard equipment on linehaul and regional haul applications of Kenworth’s on-highway flagship T680. The action completes the Kenworth T680’s transition to the PACCAR proprietary standard powertrain of engine, transmission and tandem rear axle to maximize efficiency and driveability. […]

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Kenworth PremierCare Gold Certified Program Going Strong and Driving Superior Customer Service

The Kenworth PremierCare® Certified Gold program is driving the customer support level higher as Kenworth dealers have invested in facilities, added service technicians, increased PACCAR engine training, and expanded evening and weekend service hours to achieve the program’s more stringent requirements implemented a year ago. Wisconsin Kenworth – Windsor To attain Gold Certified status, Kenworth […]

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EATON ENDURANT TRANSMISSION NOW AVAILABLE IN PETERBILT 579 AND 567 MODELS

Peterbilt announced the availability of the new 12-speed Eaton Endurant™ transmission in Models 579 and 567. Available exclusively with the Cummins X15 Efficiency series engine in ratings up to 510-hp and 1,850 lb-ft of torque, the Endurant will service vehicles in regional and linehual applications up to 110,000 lbs. GVW. The Endurant transmission comes standard […]

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Floyd Blinsky Trucking Shows Its True Colors

Multi-Colored Kenworth T680s are Spec’d to the Nines for Drivers When Matt Blinsky was asked the company’s fleet color, he answered with a laugh.  “That’s a good question.  We don’t have one. We’ve got 74 trucks, and probably 25 different colors running around.  It’s all by design.” Matt Blinsky, vice president of Floyd Blinsky Trucking, […]

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Kenworth T680 with PACCAR MX Engine to Participate in DOE SuperTruck II Project

Kenworth announced that it will collaborate closely with the PACCAR Technical Center and DAF Trucks NV, a subsidiary of PACCAR, to develop important advancements in Class 8 truck aerodynamics, engine and powertrain efficiencies with $8 million in year-one funding provided by the Vehicle Technologies Office of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SuperTruck II program. Other […]

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Peterbilt and PACCAR Financial Announce Medium Duty Fair Market Value Lease Program

Peterbilt has partnered with PACCAR Financial (PFC) to offer an attractive fair market value (FMV) lease program in the United States. The program offers a Peterbilt Model 337 with a 26-foot Supreme van body on a 60-month term with monthly payments as low as $799, depending on vehicle specifications.      “The Model 337 FMV Lease program […]

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