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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 [...]

Paccar Recognizes Top Performing Suppliers in North America

December 5, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
Paccar Recognizes Top Performing Suppliers in North America

Paccar annually recognizes the top performing suppliers in its Supplier Performance Management (SPM) program, which evaluates a supplier’s performance in the areas of product development, operations support and business alignment with Paccar objectives. Through the SPM program, suppliers and Paccar cross-functional teams collaborate to identify performance enhancements and to develop [...]

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 [...]

Paccar Launches Light, Fuel-efficient Tandem Truck Axle

October 13, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Technology
Paccar Launches Light, Fuel-efficient Tandem Truck Axle

Paccar is launching a new proprietary tandem axle that is the industry’s lightest and most efficient axle in its class, according to Landon Sproull, Paccar vice president. The new Paccar axle is designed to improve the operating efficiency for line haul, regional haul and pick-up and delivery customers. The new [...]

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 [...]

Paccar Enhances its MX-13 and MX-11 Truck Engines

October 5, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
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Paccar is launching new power, torque and fuel-efficiency enhancements to its MX-13 and MX-11 engines for North America. The new engines will be available in Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks beginning in January 2017. “The Paccar MX-13 and MX-11 engines are designed to deliver optimum performance, durability, fuel economy, and the [...]

Aerodynamic Peterbilt Model 579 EPIQ Offered in Daycab Configurations

October 4, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, Image, News
Aerodynamic Peterbilt Model 579 EPIQ Offered in Daycab Configurations

Based on the success of the aerodynamic Model 579 EPIQ sleeper truck, Peterbilt has introduced the aerodynamic, fuel efficient Model 579 EPIQ daycab. Peterbilt Motors Co. announced the new model during the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition, which ends today in Las Vegas. “Fleets wanting to operate fuel-efficient daycabs have [...]

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, [...]

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
Peterbilt Model 520 Refuse Truck (Photo: Business Wire)

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 [...]