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Kenworth 76-inch Sleeper Highlights Hiring Fair for Marines

July 26, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
Kenworth 76-inch Sleeper Highlights Hiring Fair for Marines

Several hundred Marines from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina recently participated in the latest series of Fastport transportation forums for the trucking industry held at military bases throughout the United States. The goal of these events is to assist military service members transitioning into civilian life with [...]

Paccar Parts Hosts Grand Opening Of Renton Distribution Center

July 21, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News
Paccar Parts Hosts Grand Opening Of Renton Distribution Center

Paccar Parts recently celebrated the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art distribution center in Renton, Wash., bringing together more than 500 people including Paccar dealers and customers, parts suppliers and transit carriers, project vendors, city of Renton officials, representatives of Washington state officials, and Paccar employees. Guests were provided guided [...]

Kenworth Adds Cabover Truck Body Builder Manual and Video

July 20, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Owner Operators
Kenworth Adds Cabover Truck Body Builder Manual and Video

The latest Kenworth Medium-Duty Cabover Body Builder Manual and new Kenworth cabover video are now available. The comprehensive 84-page Kenworth Cabover Body Builder Manual offers detailed sections on safety and compliance, dimensions, exhaust and aftertreatment, frame layouts and body mounting, frame modifications, and electrical. The manual contains information and guidelines [...]

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 [...]

Paccar MX-11 Engine Offers More Productivity for Vocational Customers

June 22, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
Paccar MX-11 Engine Offers More Productivity for Vocational Customers

Incorporating the latest advancements in Paccar engine technology, the new 11-liter Paccar MX-11 engine is allowing Kenworth customers to reap productivity benefits. That’s the word from Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director. “The new Paccar MX-11 engine is a great example of an engine that provides our customers with a substantial [...]

Truckworx Kenworth Opens New Full-Service Facility in Alabama

June 22, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Owner Operators
Truckworx Kenworth Opens New Full-Service Facility in Alabama

Truckworx Kenworth has relocated its full-service facility in Montgomery, Ala., into a new $6 million, 39,000-square-foot building with 21 service bays, including three dedicated for washing and reconditioning trucks. The service shop also includes a diesel particulate filter (DPF) cleaning machine, flywheel resurfacing machine, overhead cranes for faster and safer [...]

Transition Trucking Seeks America’s Top Military Rookie Truck Driver

June 16, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Owner Operators
Transition Trucking Seeks America’s Top Military Rookie Truck Driver

The Transition Trucking award program — created by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes Program, Kenworth and Fastport — is intent on curbing the trucking industry’s driver shortage and creating immediate jobs for transitioning military personnel. The Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award will recognize a deserving [...]

Kenworth Truck’s Chillicothe Plant Undergoes $17-million Addition

June 7, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
Kenworth Truck's Chillicothe Plant Undergoes $17-million Addition

The Kenworth plant in Chillicothe, Ohio, is in the midst of a $17-million project to enhance truck quality and assembly efficiency through construction of a new parts management system and automated storage facility, the company announced today. The new system will increase the plant’s efficiency by using technology to achieve [...]

Kenworth Publishes T880 Vocational Truck Brochure

June 3, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment

Kenworth Truck has published a new Kenworth T880 brochure with the latest, comprehensive information on the company’s popular flagship vocational truck. Kenworth has rolled out new configurations and product enhancements for the T880 since it debuted three years ago. Originally launched as a daycab, the Kenworth T880 is now available [...]

Iowa 80 Trucking Museum Hosts Stop for Great Race on June 26th

May 16, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News
Iowa 80 Trucking Museum Hosts Stop for Great Race on June 26th

Iowa 80 Trucking Museum has been selected as a lunch stop for the Hemming’s Motor News Great Race, a cross-country road rally of antique vehicles between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 26. Nearly 100 racers will be eating lunch on the lawn adjacent to the Iowa 80 [...]