Kenworth

Study: Truck owners happy with timely arrivals

| October 28, 2010

Medium-duty truck owners are more satisfied with their purchase if trucks are ready when promised, J. D. Power and Associates said of recent survey results. The marketing analysts found that overall service satisfaction averages 215 points ...

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Overdrive Staff | October 01, 2010

Engine problems worsen, FedEx Ground wins key case, APU grants offered to OOIDA, truck-related fatalities drop and more industry issues are featured.

Power take-off option

| September 21, 2010

Kenworth’s front engine power take-off option is available in the company’s T800 model. The unit is made for use in applications that require a power take-off for snowplow, dump, mixer, refuse, crane or other application. ...

Vinyl wrap for Kenworths

| September 11, 2010

Vinyl wraps soon will be available in place of paint for new Kenworth truck buyers. Developed with Sirlin Enterprises, the wraps are durable and cost less than paint, the truck maker says. Several colors are ...

Lane departure warning available in Kenworth T line

| August 20, 2010

The Takata SafeTrak 3 lane departure warning system is available for the Kenworth T660, T700 and T800. The systems uses an interior-mounted camera with vision software and attention to turn signal usage to alert drivers ...

Meet the North Carolina ‘Swamp Loggers’

| June 30, 2010

Working his operation from Jacksonville, N.C., Bobby Goodson, owner of Goodson's All-Terrain Logging, is one of several pioneers of the method of "shovel logging" he's become somewhat famous for today, thanks to the Discovery Channel's "Swamp Loggers" series. The ...

Pink truck more than just pretty

| May 10, 2010

When Daren Parker prepared to ask a senior driver in his Raleigh, N.C.-based Parker Gas propane-delivery fleet to drive a new medium-duty Kenworth T370 straight tanker, all bets were off as to what kind of ...

Kenworth adds Eaton, Bendix options

| March 24, 2010

Kenworth also will add Bendix Wingman ACB – Active Cruise with Braking as an option for its T660, T700 and T800 Class 8 models.

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