Kenworth

Rear-air suspension

| November 08, 2011

Kenworth is now offering the Neway ADZ rear-air suspension in their C500, T440, T470, T800 and W900 trucks. The ADZ suspension is used for heavy-duty and severe-duty applications and is available in 23,000- and 26,000-lb.-per-axle ...

How to get — and keep — the contract

| October 29, 2011

Success in hauling with your own authority often requires negotiating contracts directly with shippers and keeping those contracts when bigger competitors come prowling. The father-son operation of John and Erick (pictured) Engbarth learned this by experience. ...

Scenes of Chrome & ClassImage Gallery

| October 26, 2011

That's David Holbrook's 1986 Peterbilt 359, winner of both Working Bobtail and People's Choice awards in the second annual Chrome & Class Truck Show, held at the Rush Truck Center location in Smyrna, Tenn., on ...

Plenty of chrome at Dallas show

| September 07, 2011

There were a record 71 entrants at the Great American Trucking Show Pride & Polish in late August. See video of three contestants.

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Overdrive Staff | September 01, 2011

New regulations will increase truck cost, owner-operator pay expected to rise, natural gas trucks catching on and other industry news items are featured.

Natural gas growing as trucking fuel option

| August 12, 2011

More fleets are buying natural gas-powered trucks as the fueling infrastructure grows, Kenworth and Westport executives said.

Kenworth opens dealership in Madison, Ala.

| July 01, 2011

Kenworth of Alabama and Mississippi has opened a new dealership in Madison, Ala. that offers truck drivers access to a full-service dealership off of Interstate 65 in Huntsville. The new 25,000 square-foot dealership offers 10 ...

J.D. Power: Truck quality improves but at what cost?

| June 30, 2011

Among trucks in service between 13 and 18 months, problems have decreased by 23 percent during the last six years, the J.D. Power study finds.

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