CASE Unveils the Tier 4 Final 521F Wheel Loader

February 29, 2016

Originally posted at CASE Construction Equipment introduces the new 521F wheel loader that meets federal Tier 4 Final emissions standards using Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology. The new machine delivers best-in-class 131 net peak horsepower with an FPT Tier 4 Final-certified engine that also provides quick throttle response and impressive torque. The 22,948-pound wheel …Read More

Kenworth T370 Now Available with Meritor Heavy Duty Front and Rear Axles

February 28, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Kenworth T370 is now available with Meritor non-drive front steer axles rated from 16,000- to 20,000-lb. and Meritor’s 44,000- and 46,000-lb. heavy duty tandem-drive rear axles. The Meritor MFS20 front axles and the Meritor MT-44 and RT-46 series tandem drive rear axles for the T370 can be spec’d with the PACCAR …Read More

Kenworth TruckTech+ Gives Fleets New Visibility

February 28, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The future in mobile truck diagnostics is here today in the form of Kenworth TruckTech+ for Kenworth Class 8 customers. “Kenworth TruckTech+ is now operational in more than 10,000 new Kenworth Class 8 trucks equipped with PACCAR MX-13 engines, and those trucks have logged nearly 170 million miles since the system entered …Read More

Kenworth 40-inch Sleeper For T680 and T880 Launches Next Week

February 28, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The new Kenworth 40- inch sleeper for the Kenworth T880 and Kenworth T680 will enter production next week. Regional bulk haulers that prefer to operate a highly fuel-efficient and lighter weight truck with a compact, yet comfortable sleeping environment for optimum driver comfort, will find the Kenworth T680 equipped with the 40-inch …Read More

Kenworth T680 Advantage Enhanced with New Aero Advantage Fairing

February 28, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Kenworth Aero Advantage Fairing is now available for order with the T680 Advantage and the 76-inch high- and midroof sleepers. The new Kenworth Aero Advantage Fairing flares out to better direct airflow around the rear wheels and allows for better packaging. The new design also provides for an optional under-sleeper fuel …Read More

Kenworth Expands Engine Auto Start and Stop Functionality and Model Availability

February 28, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Kenworth is expanding its popular Engine Auto Start and Stop monitoring system capability. In addition to detecting when batteries get to a critical level, Kenworth’s Auto Start and Stop can now detect when engine oil temperature dips to a point where it could cause fuel gelling. Initially introduced last fall as an …Read More

Kenworth To Offer Clear Back-of-Cab DEF Tank Option for T880 and T680

February 28, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Kenworth will offer a new clear back-of-cab, DEF tank configuration option for the Kenworth T880 vocational flagship and Kenworth T680 on-highway leader. The option is designed to maximize fuel capacity by removing the DEF tank from the frame rail and mounting it above the fuel tank and under the cab. When combined …Read More

Kenworth Offers Bendix Wingman Fusion Driver Assistance System For T680 and T880

February 28, 2016

NASHVILLE Tenn. – Kenworth is making the Bendix® Wingman® Fusion™ driver assistance system available for the Kenworth T680 and T880. Bendix Wingman Fusion integrates and advances a proven suite of Bendix safety technologies – radar, camera, the vehicle’s brake system, and SafetyDirect® by Bendix CVS – into a comprehensive driver assistance system. Built on the …Read More

PACCAR MX-11 Equipped Kenworth T880 Mixer Leads Kenworth Lineup at World of Concrete

February 25, 2016

KIRKLAND, Wash. – A Kenworth 7-axle, T880 short hood mixer with a PACCAR MX-11 engine is Kenworth’s showcase construction truck at the upcoming 2016 World of Concrete Show Feb. 2-5 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The T880 mixer will appear in the Kenworth booth (No. C6348). The mixer represents a new T880 configuration developed to provide contractors with a highly …Read More

Tigercat Powered LX830D Feller Buncher

February 19, 2016

Orginally posted on The new LX830D feller buncher for steep slope felling applications is Tigercat powered to meet North American Tier 4 emissions requirements. With tight tuck boom geometry and minimal tail swing, the Tigercat powered LX830D feller buncher is a powerful, yet compact machine well suited to selective felling and clear fell applications. …Read More