Kenworth T880 Now Available in All-Wheel Drive

March 7, 2017

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Kenworth’s flagship construction truck, the T880, continues to broaden its application reach, and is now available in an all-wheel drive configuration. The front drive axle is installed at the Kenworth factory, which speeds delivery time and saves costs for customers. “For severe duty applications where the ultimate in traction is required, our …Read More



Kenworth T880S Enters Production with Strong Demand from Robust Construction Market

March 7, 2017

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Kenworth T880S has been a much-anticipated option for mixer body builders and their customers needing to meet the federal bridge formula. And, with T880S production commencing this week, order boards are filling up. McNeilus Manufacturing, a division of Oshkosh; and Con-Tech Manufacturing are the first customers receiving T880S chassis during …Read More



Kenworth T680 and T880 Now Available with Dana Spicer D-Series Lightweight Steer Axles

February 28, 2017

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth’s T680 and T880 models are now available with Dana Spicer® D-Series lightweight steer axles for use with air disc brakes. The D-Series axles feature a new lightweight beam with a robust axle-to-brake attachment to help maximize performance. A patented steer arm design further reduces weight, delivering excellent performance within a smaller …Read More



“Everyday Heroes” Kenworth T680 Will be Auctioned Off To Support Truckers Against Trafficking

February 14, 2017

TOLLESON, Ariz. – In an effort to further educate and fund efforts against human trafficking, Inland Kenworth has put together a special “Everyday Heroes” Kenworth T680 with a very distinctive paint scheme and signage. The project, which is in conjunction with Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), has received significant support from platinum sponsors Kenworth Truck Company …Read More



Wide Base 385 Steer Tires Now Available on Kenworth T370 with Upper Axle Ratings

January 19, 2017

KIRKLAND, Wash. – The popular Kenworth T370 just became even more versatile thanks to the availability of wide base tires for applications requiring up to 20,000-lb. front axle ratings. Available in 385/65R22.5 sizes, from Bridgestone, Goodyear and Michelin, the tires were previously available only on all-wheel drive T370 steer axles with ratings up to 16,000 …Read More



Kenworth Offers $1,000 Savings to OOIDA Members on Qualifying New Sleeper Truck Purchases

January 17, 2017

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) have again teamed up for the 15th year in a row to provide a $1,000 savings to OOIDA members on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth sleeper trucks during 2017. Featured eligible Kenworth trucks are the Kenworth T680 or T880 with a 52-inch or larger …Read More



Bendix Wingman Advanced Now Available for Order on Kenworth Medium Duty T270 and T370

December 15, 2016

KIRKLAND, Wash. – The Bendix® Wingman® Advanced™ system is now available for order as an option for Kenworth T270 and T370 medium duty trucks. The radar-based collision mitigation system delivers adaptive cruise control with braking, along with autonomous emergency braking technology to help drivers mitigate rear-end collisions. “This proven Bendix technology is popular with our …Read More



Kenworth T680 Advantage with 52-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper Now Available for Order

December 14, 2016

KIRKLAND, Wash. – 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 Axle, …Read More



Kenworth Introduces Certified Pre-Owned Program

November 16, 2016

KIRKLAND, Wash. – The Kenworth Certified Pre-Owned Program was introduced in conjunction with the recent Used Truck Association (UTA) Annual Convention. Exclusive to Kenworth dealers and PACCAR Financial Used Truck Centers, the new program enables customers to purchase quality, pre-owned and certified Kenworth Class 8 trucks in the United States and Canada. Qualifying Kenworth trucks …Read More



PACCAR Introduces Enhancements To MX-13 and MX-11 Engines

October 3, 2016

BELLEVUE, Wash. – PACCAR is launching exciting 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 trucks in January 2017. “The PACCAR MX-13 and MX-11 engines are designed to deliver optimum performance, durability, fuel economy, and the lowest total cost …Read More



PACCAR Launches Proprietary Axle in North America

October 3, 2016

BELLEVUE, Wash. – PACCAR is launching a new proprietary tandem axle that is the industry’s lightest and most efficient axle in its class. “PACCAR is pleased to deliver the most fuel efficient axle in the industry to complement the superior performance and fuel economy of our PACCAR MX Engines,” said Landon Sproull, PACCAR vice president. …Read More



Kenworth T680 and T880 Add Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero Emissions Natural Gas Engine

October 1, 2016

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Kenworth announced that it will offer the Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero NOx emissions natural gas engine for the Kenworth T680 and T880. Emissions from the ISL G Near Zero natural gas engine are 90 percent lower than the current NOx limit of 0.2 gram per brake horsepower-hour, and meet …Read More



Kenworth Adds Bendix Wingman Advanced As Option For Medium Duty T270 and T370

October 1, 2016

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Kenworth will add the Bendix® Wingman® Advanced™ system as an option for the medium duty Kenworth T270 and T370. Bendix Wingman Advanced is a radar-based collision mitigation system that delivers adaptive cruise control with braking, along with autonomous emergency braking technology to help drivers mitigate rear-end collisions. Kenworth T370 Using a …Read More