Kenworth T680

Gaining an advantage: Kenworth’s updated T680 has integrated drivetrain, improved aerodynamics

Kenworth recently sent its T680 highway tractor back to the drawing board. The resulting T680 Advantage builds on the truck’s already slippery profile while adding internal and external enhancements for increased efficiency and fuel economy in long-haul applications.

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PHOTO: Welcome to the Big Apple, Kenworth T680

The ATD Heavy Duty Commercial Truck of the Year graced the digital display of the NASDAQ Tower in Times Square last week.

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Kenworth adds 52-inch option for T680

Kenworth Trucks unveiled this morning a new T680 model with a 52-inch sleeper, made for regional and mid-range distance applications, said the truck maker. The announcement came this morning at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Kenworth's Chief Engineer Kevin Baney said the truck is ideal for drivers who spend 3-5 days on the road, as it still offers the amenities of the 76-inch model's sleeper and cab but weighs 700 pounds less and ...

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Kenworth T680 named ATD’s Truck of the Year

The Kenworth T680 with the 76-inch sleeper and Paccar's MX engine was named as the American Truck Dealers' 2013 Commercial Truck of the Year in the Class 8 category.

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Nine up for Truck of Year honors

Jack Roberts, executive editor for Overdrive will serve as one of the judges and will be tweeting photos and impressions throughout the day Friday

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Kenworth tour adds more stops

Kenworth has added nearly 50 more stops to the T680 Road Tour, which continues through October. The tour is showcasing the EPA SmartWaySM Designated T680, Kenworth’s most aerodynamic truck ever manufactured. The rig is designed to maximize performance in linehaul, pickup and delivery and regional-haul operations. It is available with a new 76-inch sleeper or as a daycab. It also comes standard with a 12.9-liter Paccar MX. The tour features an interactive self-guided tour of the ...

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A growing family: Kenworth T680 test drive

The Kenworth T680, though similar to its T660 and T700 brothers, forges new ground with a spacious, driver-focused interior.

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Kenworth T680 earns EPA SmartWay Designation

Kenworth Truck Company announced that the new, aerodynamic Kenworth T680 model has received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay Designation. Kenworth now has three on-highway vehicles with EPA SmartWay Designation – the Kenworth T660, Kenworth T680 and Kenworth T700. EPA SmartWay Designated tractors are intended for use with 53-foot, box van trailers that are also EPA SmartWay Designated. According to the EPA, a SmartWay tractor-trailer combination may reduce fuel consumption by as much as 18 percent at highway speeds. ...

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Marketplace Spring Roundup

An aerodynamic truck, a natural gas engine, trailer suspensions and a powertrain package are among the products featured.

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Kenworth debuts T680

The T680 is designed for 1.5 million-mile vehicle life, and features 10 percent more aerodynamic performance and 5 percent more fuel efficiency.

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