Kenworth

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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Papé Kenworth – Medford moves to facility off I-5

Papé Kenworth – Medford has expanded and relocated to Central Point, Ore., with access to I-5 off Exit 33. Papé Kenworth – Medford is part of the Kenworth dealer network. The dealership’s 9,100 square-foot service department contains seven service bays and also offers a specialized service bay equipped with a jib crane. A nearly 5,200 square-foot wash bay building also is on the site. A drivers’ lounge offers a flat-screen TV and comfortable leather chairs. Other driver ...

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Fleet conference to discuss viability of alt fuels

The CVOC, held prior to GATS, will feature much discussion on natural gas as a viable fuel option.

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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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