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Kenworth, Peterbilt recall trucks with certain Eaton, Paccar transmissions; Wabash, Walker recall trailers

More than 1,200 Kenworth and Peterbilt tractors are being recalled following the announcement last week of a recall from Eaton Cummins of certain automated manual transmissions. Additionally, Walker and Wabash are recalling approximately 75 trailers in separate recalls.

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Autonomous Peterbilt, hydrogen-powered Kenworth on display at CES next week

The Kenworth T680 daycab is a prototype zero-emission truck part of Paccar's Zero Emission Cargo Transport Demonstration project. A Peterbilt 579 autonomous truck will also be on display at the Paccar Innovations booth at the show.

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Army veteran trucker wins new Kenworth T680

Gregg Softy, a Stevens Transport driver and retired 28-year U.S. Army veteran, won the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes 2017 Transition Trucking Driving for Excellence award.

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2018 Kenworth calendars now available

The wall calendar showcases the company's T680, T880, W900L, T370 and T270 models. The appointment calendar highlights a Kenworth Truck of the Month, which includes a T680, T880 and more.

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Owner-operator Larry Spiekermeier delivers Capitol Christmas tree after 3,000-mile trek

After a nearly three-week, 3,000-mile journey across the country, owner-operator Larry Spiekermeier of the Billings, Montana-based Whitewood Transport delivered Monday the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. Spiekermeier hauled the tree behind a specially decorated Kenworth T680.

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U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree begins cross-nation journey

During its journey from Montana to the nation’s capital, the tree will make stops in communities in Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, Missouri and Kentucky before completing the trip on Monday, Nov. 27, when it will be delivered to the U.S. Capitol.

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Specially wrapped Kenworth T680 to haul Capitol Christmas tree from Montana to D.C.

Billings, Montana-based Whitewood Transport will haul this year's U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree on a more than 2,000 mile trek from the he Kootenai National Forest to Washington D.C.

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Steer axle recall expands to include nearly 19,000 Peterbilt, Kenworth, International trucks

The recall issued by Paccar includes approximately 17,737 model year 2016 Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks in most models, along with approximately 1,175 model year 2016 International tractors in most models.

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Three truckers named finalists to win Kenworth in rookie driver contest

Wayne Roy, a Marine Corps veteran driving for U.S. Xpress; Daniel Shonebarger, a Navy veteran driving for Melton Truck Lines; and Gregg Softy, an Army veteran driving for Stevens Transport, were named finalists in the program. The winner will receive a Kenworth T680.

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Nearly 6,000 Peterbilt, Kenworth trucks with optional spotlights recalled

Paccar is recalling approximately 5,731 trucks because the optional spotlight circuit on the affected trucks “may not be adequately protected in the event of a short,” increasing the risk of fire at the fuse block.

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