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Kenworth’s Fuel-skimping T680 Advantage Sleeper Now Available

December 15, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
Kenworth’s Fuel-skimping T680 Advantage Sleeper Now Available

Kenworth’s new, fuel-efficient T680 52-inch mid-roof sleeper Advantage Package, for regional haul and less-than truckload operations, is now available for order. The latest Kenworth T680 Advantage configuration features an optimized powertrain with either the Paccar MX-13 or Paccar MX-11 engine, Eaton Fuller Advantage series 10-speed automated transmission, and the new [...]

October’s Used Class 8 Truck Sales Up 7% After September Decline

November 28, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
October’s Used Class 8 Truck Sales Up 7% After September Decline

Used Class 8 truck same dealer sales increased in October, reversing the decline reported in September, according to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, published by ACT Research. Month-to-month, volumes saw a 7 percent increase, which helped offset part of the 11 [...]

Kenworth T680 Truck Bringing 80-foot Christmas Tree to U.S. Capitol

November 7, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News
Kenworth T680 Truck Bringing 80-foot Christmas Tree to U.S. Capitol

The 52nd U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree — an 80-foot-tall Englemann Spruce from Idaho — has begun its 4,000-mile journey from the Payette National Forest to Washington, D.C., following its harvesting last week and a community celebration last weekend in McCall, Idaho. The tree was cut, hoisted onto a flatbed trailer, [...]

Strong Truck Market Share Boosts Paccar’s Q3 Results

October 26, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
Strong Truck Market Share Boosts Paccar’s Q3 Results

Paccar reported good revenues and net income for the third quarter of 2016, according to Ron Armstrong, chief executive officer. “Paccar’s third quarter results reflect strong truck markets in Europe, increased heavy-duty truck market share in North America and Europe, and good aftermarket parts and financial services results worldwide,” Armstrong [...]

Kenworth Returning to Mid-America Trucking Show in March

October 18, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
Kenworth Returning to Mid-America Trucking Show in March

Kenworth Truck Co. said Monday it will be an exhibitor at the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) March 23-25, 2017, at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky. A year ago this week, Kenworth and Peterbilt Motors both announced they would not be a presence at the 2016 MATS show, [...]

Kenworth Launches T680 Advantage with 52-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper

October 7, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
Kenworth Launches T680 Advantage with 52-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper

Kenworth has introduced the fuel-efficient Kenworth T680 Advantage Package with the 52-inch mid-roof sleeper for regional haul and less-than truckload operations. Kenworth’s latest T680 Advantage configuration utilizes an optimized powertrain featuring the 2016 Paccar MX-13 engine or Paccar MX-11 engine and Eaton Fuller Advantage series 10-speed automated transmission, combined with [...]

After a Decade, Kenworth Trucks is Saying Farewell To the T660

August 22, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, Image, News
After a Decade, Kenworth Trucks is Saying Farewell To the T660

Kenworth Trucks says it is retiring its successful, fuel-efficient Kenworth T660 by the end of this year after a 10-years production run, offering its customers a “last call” opportunity to order from the final production allotment of 500 T660s. “The Kenworth T660 has been a fantastic truck for our customers, [...]

Wisconsin Kenworth Opens 75,000-square-foot Shop Near Madison

August 17, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
Wisconsin Kenworth Opens 75,000-square-foot Shop Near Madison

Wisconsin Kenworth recently celebrated the grand opening of its new dealership near Madison. The celebration — held at the new 75,000-square-foot dealership — drew nearly 500 customers and guests, including Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch; Mike Dozier, Kenworth general manager and Paccar vice president; and Kevin Baney, Kenworth chief engineer. The [...]

Kenworth’s T680 Advantage Daycab Offers Up To 6% More Fuel Economy

August 15, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, Image, News
Kenworth’s T680 Advantage Daycab Offers Up To 6% More Fuel Economy

Kenworth Truck Co. has introduced the truckmaker’s new fuel-efficient Kenworth T680 Advantage daycab for pickup and delivery and regional-haul operators. The new Kenworth T680 Advantage daycab features an optimized powertrain that includes the 2016 Paccar MX-13 engine or Paccar MX-11 engine and the Eaton Fuller Advantage series 10-speed automated transmission. [...]

European Truck Demand Drives Q2 Income Figures for Paccar

July 28, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
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Peterbilt Model 520 Refuse Truck (Photo: Business Wire) “Paccar achieved good quarterly net income in the second quarter of 2016,” said Ron Armstrong, chief executive officer. “Paccar’s financial results reflect favorable truck markets and good aftermarket parts and financial services results worldwide. I am very proud of our 23,000 employees [...]