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June’s Used Truck Volumes Up; Down Year Over Year, Year to Date

July 27, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
June’s Used Truck Volumes Up; Down Year Over Year, Year to Date

Used Class 8 truck same-dealer sales volumes swung upward in June, posting a double-digit month-over-month increase, following a sharp decline in May, according to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks report, published by ACT Research. However, the same report shows that sales [...]

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 [...]

ACT Figures Show Used Class 8 Truck Volumes Drop 18% in May

June 28, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
ACT Figures Show Used Class 8 Truck Volumes Drop 18% in May

Used Class 8 truck same dealer sales volumes took a steep downward turn in May, falling by double-digit percentages month over month and year over year. However, year-to-date volumes declined by a smaller percentage, according to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

April’s Used Class 8 Truck Volumes Drop 3% for Month and Year

May 26, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

Used Class 8 truck same-dealer sales volumes ended their upward trend in April, while year-to-date volumes fell for a fourth consecutive month, according to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, published by ACT Research. “April Class 8 used truck volumes fell by [...]

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 [...]

Cummins Building Plug-in Hybrid Truck That Cuts Fuel Use by 50%

April 15, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fuel, News, Technology

Cummins Inc. has been awarded a $4.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a Class 6 commercial plug-in hybrid electric vehicle that can reduce fuel consumption by at least 50 percent over conventional Class 6 trucks. When fully loaded, Class 6 vehicles weigh between 19,000 and [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]