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Truck Fleets Can Now Wire Kenworth’s Big Sleepers for TV Package

July 11, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
Truck Fleets Can Now Wire Kenworth’s Big Sleepers for TV Package

New Kenworth T680 76-inch sleepers are now available with a Kenworth factory-installed, in-cab satellite TV pre-wire option to support EpicVue satellite television subscription service.

EpicVue is a provider of premium in-cab satellite TV, packaged exclusively for the trucking industry and available for fleets with 20 or more vehicles. The service provides over-the road and regional fleets a special benefit to offer their drivers, and can go a long way in promoting driver retention and recruitment.

“We’re making the Kenworth T680 even better by providing the options that drivers really want, while also helping fleets offer amenities to attract and retain top drivers,” said Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director. “EpicVue is an example of a Kenworth option that enhances the daily experience of drivers by bringing all the comfort of home to them in their Kenworth T680 76-inch sleeper.”

EpicVue’s package offers more than 100 channels of DIRECTV programming, including premium channels such as HBO/Cinemax, SHOWTIME and the NFL Sunday Ticket. The in-cab satellite TV systems are offered to qualifying fleets for a monthly subscription fee under either a three-year and or five-year contract.

Kenworth customers ordering the new EpicVue option must specify Kenworth’s wall-mounted TV installation package for the T680 76-inch sleeper. Separately, EpicVue’s equipment package includes a satellite dome, DIRECTV receiver, 24-inch flat screen television, mounting and cabling equipment, and local area antenna.