Kenworth

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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KW T660 test drive: Enduring classic

The T660 evolves with the right mix of styling and new technology to cement its place in Kenworth’s lineup.

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Coffee, costs, photos, repairing CSA: Reader roundup

Rounding up reader views both serious and whimsical as 2013 heats up -- or cools down, as the case may be.

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Father-son team finds sweet gig shoring up dikes

Gerald and Jake Albrecht spec'd these near-identical Kenworth W900L models with Rihm Kenworth in Northern Minnesota for side dump hauling around North Dakota levees.

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Long-haul pride lives in new generation

Around the internet, a new generation of drivers and owner-operators is reaching out to those who've come before.

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Michigan Kenworth opens

Wisconsin Kenworth has opened a parts and service Kenworth dealership in Escanaba, Mich., providing access to the combined U.S. Highways 2 and 41.

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Kenworth plant awarded

The Renton, Wash., Kenworth Truck Company assembly plant recently received honors for its efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle.

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Trucking rebound outpaces economy, but outlook is fuzzy

Trucking has recovered from the recession much better than the economy at large, but the rebound slowed in recent months, economist Jim Meil said. Various domestic and global trends cast doubt on what’s next. Meil, vice president and chief economist for Eaton Corp., addressed the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference in Dallas today. A former professor, Meil rated the state of trucking a B+. That’s largely due to a rebound in U.S. manufacturing (B) and non-defense capital spending ...

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New York dealership relocates

Kenworth of Buffalo has relocated its Syracuse dealership to a larger facility located at Interstate 90 (New York Thruway) Exit 35, accessible to I-81, State Routes 11 and 481, and the Syracuse airport. The dealership features 12 service bays, with one bay dedicated as a wash bay. The drivers’ lounge offers wireless Internet and flat-screen TV. The facility offers free shuttle service and is a New York state inspection station. To celebrate the new location, Kenworth of ...

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Kenworth spotlights natural gas efforts

Kenworth will be one of the first truck manufacturers to receive the new Cummins ISX12G 12-liter natural gas engine early next year.

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