Kenworth

Kenworth opens full-service dealership in Reno area

| June 08, 2012

Western Nevada Kenworth has recently opened a 20,000 square-foot full-service dealership in Sparks, Nev. The full-service operation is located on five acres at 8640 Canyon River Dr., just off Exit 23 on U.S. ...

Are you a natural gas truck owner-operator?

| June 04, 2012

Overdrive's brand-new June issue features our quarterly section devoted to the severe service niche that's heavy this time around on coverage of natural-gas-powered engine technology, leading with the story of a Chicago ready-mix concrete outfit ...

Severe Service

Overdrive Staff | June 01, 2012

Cummins-Westport natural gas-powered Kenworths, tales of two super-heavy hauls and more severe service equipment and news are featured.

New Kenworth service center in Oregon

| May 11, 2012

Kenworth announced a new 10,000-square-foot parts and service facility in Pendleton, Oregon, off of Interstate 84. The center adds to a network of more than 320 locations in the U.S. and Canada. The location features eight ...

Could stocks lead natural gas power uptake?

| May 01, 2012

Much has been made in recent times of the traction being gained by natural gas as an energy source to power truck freight transportation. Natural gas powertrains have made their most significant gains to date ...

Drivers weigh in on roadside favorites, issues in survey

Jill Dunn | April 28, 2012

Drivers offered their opinions on the best truck stops, best restaurants, most unique hauls, their favorite foods and difficulties on the road.

Lucky 13: Natural gas engines performing well in ready-mix

| April 21, 2012

Chicago-based Ozinga Ready Mix drivers report plenty of power and responsive shifting from 13 Cummins-Westport natural gas-powered Kenworth mixer trucks now in operation, moving from its Chinatown Plant near downtown. “Since city officials are trying to ...

Kenworth to lay off 10 percent of workers at Ohio plant

| April 13, 2012

Paccar confirmed reports that it plans to lay off 10 percent of the work force at its Kenworth plant in Chillicothe, Ohio, in response to weakening orders.

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