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Drivetrain Revolution

Innovative approaches to drivetrain design promise more efficient highway cruising.

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Paccar recalls trucks equipped with defective part

Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks were using the same brake component that affected production of Navistar and Volvo Group trucks.

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Bendix part recall delays new truck shipments

Paccar, Navistar and Volvo have deferred shipments of Class 8 vehicles equipped with the faulty part.

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Navistar: Part defect leads to production halt

Company says it stopped Class 8 truck production in mid-December until the problem can be remedied. Paccar and Volvo trucks also are affected.

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DPF Cleaning

Careful DPF maintenance will boost both your uptime and bottom line.

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Kenworth wins environmental award

Seattle-based Kenworth Truck Co. is one of 50 companies in Washington that Seattle Business magazine honored for reducing carbon emissions or improving the environment. The magazine's Green Washington Awards include recognition of companies, government agencies and nonprofit outreach groups. The truck maker received the award for its aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, medium duty diesel-electric hybrids and low-emission PACCAR MX, PACCAR PX-8 and PACCAR PX-6 diesel engines. Kenworth's efforts to make their Class 8 ...

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Natural gas growing as trucking fuel option

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

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T370 Kenworth hits medium-duty landmark in Quebec plant

A Kenworth T370 was recently recognized as the historic 100,000th medium duty truck produced at the Paccar's Ste-Therese, Quebec, manufacturing plant. The plant, which opened as a brand-new facility in 1999, has clearly been hard at work during that time in the medium duty space. “The employees at the Paccar Ste-Therese are especially dedicated to building excellent medium duty trucks," said Marilyn Santangelo, Kenworth assistant general manager for operations. "We’re especially honored that a Kenworth T370 ...

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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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Kenworth T700 on Speed

We're talking the Speed Channel, of course. The aerodynamic Kenworth T700 (pictured), equipped with the fuel-efficient MX engine, will be featured at 9 p.m. Eastern on April 14, a Thursday, on the new Speedmakers television series on the Speed Channel. The one-hour program was filmed at the Kenworth plant in Chillicothe, Ohio, where Kenworth trucks are assembled. “Speed is a well-respected network that attracts significant interest from truckers and the trucking industry. The Speedmakers series is ...

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