Kenworth

Three truckers named finalists to win Kenworth in rookie driver contest

Wayne Roy, a Marine Corps veteran driving for U.S. Xpress; Daniel Shonebarger, a Navy veteran driving for Melton Truck Lines; and Gregg Softy, an Army veteran driving for Stevens Transport, were named finalists in the program. The winner will receive a Kenworth T680.

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Nearly 6,000 Peterbilt, Kenworth trucks with optional spotlights recalled

Paccar is recalling approximately 5,731 trucks because the optional spotlight circuit on the affected trucks “may not be adequately protected in the event of a short,” increasing the risk of fire at the fuse block.

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Fuel pump problem prompts recall of new Peterbilt, Kenworth trucks with Cummins ISX15

The recall affects approximately 1,737 model year 2017-2018 Peterbilt 367, 389, 567, 579 and 587 trucks, as well as model year 2018 Kenworth C500, T680, T800, T880 and W900 trucks.

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Traditional truck makers focus on short-haul for electric vehicles

Major truck and engine makers themselves have invested in the development of electric- and more conventional hybrid-electric-drive vehicles, but they see the most short-term promise in shorter-run applications.

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Truckers Against Trafficking receives $89,000 for auctioned Kenworth T680

The auction held by Ritchie Bros. in Phoenix, Ariz., resulted in the largest one-time donation in the history of Truckers Against Trafficking, a nonprofit that aims to stop human trafficking by educating truck drivers and truck stop employees on how to watch for signs of trafficking.

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Custom Kenworth T680 to be auctioned this week to benefit Truckers Against Trafficking

The custom truck is equipped with a 485-horsepower Paccar MX-13, an Eaton-Fuller Advantage 10-speed automatic and a 76-inch sleeper.

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Trucking couple honors family’s military history

The truck is custom-painted in viper red with jagged black stripes on the sides. Some custom work includes Hogebuilt extra-long half fenders, clear turn signals, stainless-steel trim for the sleeper windows and interior chrome dash accessories.

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Kenworth T880 March ‘construction and chrome’ program

The program features $1,000 in savings direct to the customer per every new T880 daycab or full straight-truck purchase, plus up to $2,000 in additional value with no-cost chrome or polished options.

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Industry unites in effort on Kenworth T680 built to benefit Truckers Against Trafficking

By the time the truck finally hit the production line, Inland Kenworth manager Don Blake says it felt like half the industry was behind it.

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KW T880’s all-wheel-drive option

Available in 6x6 or 8x8 configurations, the all-wheel-drive T880 will likely see use in oilfields, configured as an off-road crane, in utility and construction work, or used with municipalities and fire/rescue.

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