Paccar MX

Paccar MX tough-tested with Louisville aggregate hauler

Keith Redden’s retirement dream was to start a trucking firm. “I said if I owned six trucks, I could make a living,” he says. After a start in 2003 with three used Kenworths from a home base in Floyd’s Knob, Ind., across the Ohio River from Louisville, his K Redden Trucking business is up to a total 24 power units at present, “and I enjoy it more every day,” he adds. In 2005, he began purchasing ...

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A growing family: Kenworth T680 test drive

The Kenworth T680, though similar to its T660 and T700 brothers, forges new ground with a spacious, driver-focused interior.

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Test Drive

New Peterbilt Model 579 offers a blend of fuel-efficiency enhancements, sleek styling and driver comfort.

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Marketplace Spring Roundup

An aerodynamic truck, a natural gas engine, trailer suspensions and a powertrain package are among the products featured.

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Engine Spotlight

Navistar’s MaxxForce Big Bore’s non-SCR approach to 2010 emissions offers strong fuel economy and performance.

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ATD names KW T700 Commercial Truck of Year

The Kenworth T700 with the Paccar MX engine is the 2011 Heavy Duty Commercial Truck of the Year, the American Truck Dealers announced.

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Engine Spotlight

Paccar’s MX stands out with unique design features.

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Kenworth T700 tour returns

Veteran trucker Mike McDowell is driving a Kenworth T700 equipped with a 2010 Paccar MX from Maine to Texas in an encore of the truck tour that began this summer, Paccar announced. After the tour’s Canadian run ends in Moncton, New Brunswick, Oct. 1, it will continue with a stop at C-B Kenworth-Bangor in Hermon, Maine, Oct. 5. The tour will make the following stops through Oct. 28: Tri-State Kenworth, Enfield, Conn., Oct. 7; Youngstown Kenworth, Hubbard, ...

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Truck Spotlight

Peterbilt’s regional-haul 384 model delivers efficiency gains, weight savings, aero advantages.

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Hitting the road

Feedback on the latest heavy-duty power plants shows some positive signs as new technology tackles 2010 emissions standards.

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