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2015 Truck of The Year Kenworth T880

May 13, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Video
2015 Truck of The Year Kenworth T880

Day in and day out, the T880 is a dependable, versatile vehicle capable of performing your toughest jobs productively and efficiently. With the strength, stamina and operating economy you need to move your business ahead. [...]

Inland Kenworth Opens New $23-Million Phoenix Truck Dealership

May 11, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
Inland Kenworth Opens New $23-Million Phoenix Truck Dealership

Inland Kenworth has opened a new $23-million dealership that is part of a unique 85-acre business park that features locations for a major truck stop chain with a restaurant and tire center, a local truck wash business and a trailer dealership. Inland Kenworth, which was awarded the 2015 Kenworth Parts [...]

PacLease Recognizes its Top Trucking Franchises of the Year

May 10, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
From left to right are Ken Roemer, PacLease president; Ron Neumuth, JX PacLease general manager; Randy Buening JX PacLease vice president of operations; Jake Civitts, PacLease director of operations.

PacLease has announced its North American franchises of the year for 2015. Kenworth Sales Co., in West Valley, Utah, was named the Kenworth franchise of the year, while JX PacLease in Waukesha, Wis., was named the Peterbilt winner. Both companies were presented with the PacLease Standard of Excellence award, during [...]

New Kenworth Truck Video Stars New T880 Vocational Line

May 6, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
New Kenworth Truck Video Stars New T880 Vocational Line

Kenworth Truck has just released an eight-minute video on the award-winning Kenworth T880, the manufacturer’s leading vocational truck. Named the 2015 Truck of the Year by the American Truck Dealers (ATD), the Kenworth T880 exemplifies Kenworth’s core values of quality, innovation and technology in producing commercial trucks. The new video [...]

NorCal Kenworth Named ATD Truck Dealer of Year

April 13, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News

NorCal Kenworth and Tom Bertolino, vice president and a dealer principal, recently received the 2016 Truck Dealer of the Year award from the American Truck Dealers (ATD) at the 53rd annual ATD Convention & Expo in Las Vegas. NorCal Kenworth is based in Sacramento, Calif., and operates Kenworth dealership locations [...]

KW Truck Dealership Moves to Larger Facilities in Maryland

March 31, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
KW Truck Dealership Moves to Larger Facilities in Maryland

Truck Enterprises recently relocated its full-service dealership in Hagerstown, Md., to a new state-of-the-art facility to better serve the area’s growing demand for Kenworth trucks and parts and service support. “We have been in Hagerstown for 20 years and have cultivated a strong relationship with area customers,” said Jim Hartman, [...]

Kenworth Trucks Names its Paccar MX Engine Council for 2016

March 23, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
Kenworth Trucks Names its Paccar MX Engine Council for 2016

Kenworth Truck Co. has named its 2016 Kenworth Paccar MX Engine Council, made up of leading service managers and directors at Kenworth dealerships in the United States and Canada. The panel assists the company in developing guidelines for service improvements to enhance support for the Paccar MX-11 and MX-13 engines. [...]

PacLease Provides Online Safety Courses to Trucking Customers

March 17, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Safety

PacLease has announced a new safety course program in partnership with J.J. Keller. The subscription-based program, called PacTrainer, allows PacLease customers to take full advantage of more than 360 online courses and tutorials that aim to improve driving skills and compliance. “We worked closely with J.J. Keller, which has been [...]

Kenworth T880 Adds Hendrickson ULTIMAAX Severe Duty Suspension

March 7, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Technology
Kenworth T880 Adds Hendrickson ULTIMAAX Severe Duty Suspension

The vocational flagship Kenworth T880 is now available for order with the Hendrickson ULTIMAAX advanced severe-duty rubber suspension. The ULTIMAAX suspension offers a balance of empty ride quality and loaded stability for driver comfort, while also cushioning the load and protecting the chassis, cargo and body equipment from excessive vibration [...]

Kenworth Expands Engine Auto Start and Stop Monitoring

March 1, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Technology
Kenworth Expands Engine Auto Start and Stop Monitoring

Kenworth Trucks is expanding its popular Engine Auto Start and Stop monitoring system capability that not only detects when batteries get to a critical level, but also alert the driver when engine oil temperatures dip to a point where it could cause fuel gelling. Initially introduced last fall as an [...]