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KW Trucks Offers Cruise Control/GPS Combo Plate for Fuel Economy

August 21, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, News, Technology
Kenworth Predictive Cruise Control is now available for new Kenworth T680s, as well as the T880s, like the one shown here.

Kenworth Predictive Cruise Control is now in production for new Kenworth T680s and T880s specified with the Paccar MX-13 engine and are available as a factory-installed option, the truckbuilder announced Thursday. The new Kenworth Trucks system combines cruise control with GPS to help deliver optimal fuel economy and is available [...]

Increased Truck Sales Help Paccar Achieve Record Q2 Profit

July 30, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Technology
Increased Truck Sales Helps Paccar Achieve Record Q2 Profit

Paccar achieved record quarterly net income in the second quarter of 2015, according to Ron Armstrong, chief executive officer. “Paccar’s excellent financial results reflect the benefits of increased truck sales in North America and Europe, record quarterly aftermarket parts profit and robust financial services results worldwide.” Paccar earned $447.2 million [...]

Kenworth Opens New Full-Service Truck Facility in Saint-Georges

July 29, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News
Kenworth Opens New Full-Service Truck Facility in Saint-Georges

Kenworth Quebec recently celebrated the debut of its new 17,000-square-foot, full-service facility in a Saint-Georges industrial park just north of the intersection of Quebec Routes 173 and 204. Kenworth Quebec, the parent company of Kenworth Beauce, invested nearly $4 million in the new dealership, which includes a 2,500-square-foot parts warehouse, [...]

Used Class 8 Truck Volumes Up in June — As are the Prices

July 27, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Owner Operators
Nation’s Used Class 8 Truck Volumes Up in June — As are the Prices

While the average age of Class 8 used trucks was flat in June and the average miles of sold used trucks slipped 2 percent month over month, the average sale price remained strong. Prices were up 3 percent year over year. They also rose 7 percent year to date, in [...]

SAF-Holland Nets Prestigious Quality Award from Paccar for Truck Parts

July 22, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News

SAF-Holland said its manufacturing facility located in Holland, Mich. has received the Paccar 2014 50PPM Quality Award and will be added to the list of premium suppliers displayed at Paccar locations. SAF-Holland earned this recognition by meeting the OEM’s impressive quality standards. Over a rolling 12-month period, Paccar monitors the [...]

Eaton Named Supplier of the Year by Paccar Truck Parts

July 16, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News, Technology

Power management company Eaton has been named Suppler of the Year for its aftermarket operations in Mexico and Latin America by Paccar Parts, a division of Paccar Inc., a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks. Eaton was selected from [...]

Kenworth’s New TruckTech+ Powers Class 8 Tractor Diagnostics

July 2, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Safety, Technology
Kenworth’s New TruckTech+ Powers Class 8 Tractor Diagnostics

Kenworth TruckTech+ is now in production on new Kenworth Class 8 trucks specified with the Paccar MX-13 engine. The new system enhances vehicle diagnostics by providing information on engine health to fleet managers and dealers to help optimize truck uptime and productivity. The system not only diagnoses the problem, but [...]

Kenworth’s 76-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper Truck Now Available for Order

July 1, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Technology
Kenworth’s 76-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper Truck Now Available for Order

The new Kenworth 76-inch mid-roof sleeper is now available for order with the company’s award-winning Kenworth T680 and T880. Introduced at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show, Kenworth’s 76-inch mid-roof sleeper is optimized for liquid bulk tankers, flatbed haulers and other truck operators that prefer a lighter weight, more aerodynamic truck [...]

Prices for the Nation’s Class 8 Used Trucks Level Off in May

June 25, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Owner Operators

Keeping with the flattening trend seen in age and mileage, the average price for previously owned Class 8 tractors in May also experienced a leveling off compared to April. According to ACT Research, year-to-date prices were up 8 percent from last year, with gains in line for ACT’s expectations of [...]

Navistar Names Jeff Sass To Head Truck Sales And Marketing

June 8, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

Navistar International Corp. has appointed Jeff Sass as senior vice president of North America Truck Sales and Marketing. Sass joins Navistar following a 20-year career at Paccar Inc. in various roles of increasing responsibility in marketing, dealer development, customer service and sales for Paccar Leasing, Paccar Parts, Kenworth Truck Co. [...]