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Kenworth T880 Mixer Highlights Truck Lineup at World of Concrete

February 3, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fleet Management
Kenworth T880 Mixer Highlights Truck Lineup at World of Concrete

A Kenworth seven-axle, T880 short hood mixer with a Paccar MX-11 engine is Kenworth’s showcase construction truck at this week’s 2016 World of Concrete Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The T880 mixer appears daily through Friday in the Kenworth booth (No. C6348). The mixer represents a new T880 [...]

Truck Markets Drive Paccar’s Record Annual Revenues and Profits

February 1, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
Truck Markets Drive Paccar’s Record Annual Revenues and Profits

Paccar reported record annual revenues of $19.12 billion and record net income of $1.60 billion — an 8.4 percent after-tax return on revenues for 2015. Paccar achieved its 77th consecutive year of net income, according to Ron Armstrong, chief executive officer. “Paccar’s financial results reflect the company’s premium-quality products and [...]

Kenworth Truck’s 40-Inch Sleeper Offered for T880 and T680 Models

January 26, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
Kenworth Truck’s 40-Inch Sleeper Offered for T880 and T680 Models

Kenworth’s new 40-inch sleeper is now available for order with either the T880 or T680. The T880 is suitable in vocational applications that use straight trucks, such as petroleum haulers or the tow industry, and for tractors that transport flatbeds, lowboys or other trailers where length and weight are a [...]

Kenworth T370 Becomes 150,000th Truck Produced at Paccar Plant

January 11, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
Kenworth Assistant General Manager Jason Skoog, left, presents the keys to the 150,000th truck built at the Paccar -Ste.-Therese plant to Rich Demski, Florida chief engineer and manager for Pierce Manufacturing.

A Kenworth T370 was recently recognized as the historic 150,000th truck produced at the state-of-the-art Paccar factory in Ste-Therese, Quebec. The milestone vehicle is a new Kenworth 4×2 T370 straight truck produced for long-time customer Pierce Manufacturing, the leading manufacturer of custom fire apparatus. The truck will be upfitted by [...]

2016 Kenworth Truck Calendar Features a Dozen Stunning Images

December 15, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Fleet Management, Image
2016 Kenworth Truck Calendar Features a Dozen Stunning Images

The 2016 Kenworth Calendar featuring stunning images of Kenworth’s aerodynamic, vocational, traditional and medium-duty trucks in scenic and work settings is now available for purchase. The six-page, 2016 Kenworth Wall Calendar showcases the aerodynamic on-highway T680 76-inch sleeper, vocational T880 40-inch sleeper with the Paccar MX-11 engine, luxuriously optioned ICON [...]

Ryder ‘Trucking Company of the Year’ at Oil & Gas Awards Fete

December 7, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fuel, Image, News

Ryder System has been named the 2015 Trucking Company of the Year at the 2015 Southwest & Midcontinent Oil & Gas Awards ceremony in Houston, Tex. The Oil & Gas Awards are an annual industry initiative that recognizes organizations that are leaders in their areas of expertise that support the [...]

Santa Doppelganger Delivers U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree This Season

November 24, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
Santa Doppelganger Delivers U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree This Season

John Schank says he still smiles every time he hears the comparison people inevitably make between him and the other white bearded guy who makes deliveries at Christmas time. “I’ve heard that comparison on more than one occasion,” Schank said. The Lynden Transport truck driver said he especially likes the [...]

Tour Truck Returns to Kenworth Plant with U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

November 18, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
Tour Truck Returns to Kenworth Plant with U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

A new Kenworth T680 76-inch mid-roof sleeper that was built just last month by employees at Kenworth’s assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio, returned to the plant this week carrying a special cargo — the official 2015 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. Kenworth employees gathered for a brief ceremony to see the [...]

Paccar’s Q3 Results Second-best Quarter in Company’s History

October 28, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
Paccar’s Q3 Results Second-best Quarter in Company’s History

Paccar reported strong revenues and net income for the third quarter of 2015, according to Ron Armstrong, chief executive officer, reflecting the benefits of increased truck sales in North America and Europe, as well as excellent aftermarket parts and financial services results worldwide. “This was the second best quarter in [...]

Kenworth Announces 3 New Options for its Vocational Trucks

October 8, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
For those operating Kenworth’s T880, the company is now offering a “box bumper” in either steel or aluminum.

Kenworth has announced three new options for its vocational lineup of trucks, including Allison’s 4700 RDS seven-speed automatic transmission with an optional second “deep reverse” that can be ordered on Kenworth’s T880, T800, W900, and C500. The transmission is part of the Allison rugged duty series. “It’s a great choice [...]