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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.

March preliminary Class 8 orders down 11 percent

| April 05, 2012

FTR Associates released preliminary data showing March Class 8 truck total net orders were 11 percent below February.

January truck orders drop

| February 06, 2012

January orders were down 17 percent from December and 9 percent lower than January 2011, FTR Associates said.

Truck orders up 11% in August

| September 07, 2011

Research firms forecast August build rates of more than 20,500 units, higher than the July level.

Kenworth gets 1,050-truck order

| April 26, 2010

Kenworth Truck Co. has received an order for 1,050 T660s with Paccar MX 2010 engines from TransAm Trucking, a refrigerated fleet in Olathe, Kan., the truck maker announced April 22. “This order from TransAm Trucking is ...

Truck orders up 35% in March

| April 07, 2010

March Class 8 truck total net orders for all major North American manufacturers increased 35.9 percent higher than February, preliminary data from FTR Associates indicate.

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