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

Kenworth Power Management System Expands Auto Start and Stop Features, Adds More Powerful Bunk Heater

October 1, 2016

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The industry-leading Kenworth power management system, which is available on the flagship T680 and T880 models, has taken another step in performance by adding cab temperature monitoring to its Auto Start and Stop capability. Kenworth also will offer the Espar Airtronic D4 fuelfired bunk heater, which produces nearly double the BTUs …Read More

Kenworth and FlowBelow Team Up To Offer FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit As Aerodynamic Option For T680

October 1, 2016

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Kenworth and FlowBelow™ partnered to develop the FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit™ as a Kenworth T680 option. Consisting of an AeroKit fairing fitted on each side of the truck between the Kenworth T680’s tandem axles, along with a fairing directly behind the rear drive axle, the fairings are constructed of a durable, yet …Read More

Kenworth To Introduce a New Service Management System To Maximize Fleet Uptime

October 1, 2016

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Kenworth announces the introduction of the Kenworth TruckTech+ Service Management System to help drive uptime by speeding service and repair at Kenworth dealerships. Currently, new Kenworth Class 8 trucks are equipped with Kenworth TruckTech+ Remote Diagnostics, which enables fleets to view real-time vehicle health in the PACCAR Solutions portal. Beginning in …Read More

Kenworth T680 To Deliver 52nd U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

September 29, 2016

KIRKLAND, Wash. – This fall, a specially-decaled Kenworth T680 will transport the 52nd U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree on a special cross-country tour to the U.S. Capitol. The tour will visit 26 community celebrations during the 2,800-mile journey. After its arrival and set-up on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, the tree will be illuminated …Read More

Kenworth Expands T880 with New Set-Forward Configuration

September 19, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Kenworth expanded the award-winning T880 with a set-forward front axle configuration today at the ConcreteWorks show hosted by the National Ready Mix Concrete Association (NRMCA). The new configuration, named the T880S, is especially designed for fleet and truck operators in ready-mix, dump and mobile crane applications where every incremental pound of payload …Read More

Kenworth To Say Farewell To Venerable T660

August 16, 2016

Kenworth announced today that it will sunset its successful, fuel-efficient Kenworth T660 by year-end after 10 years of production, and offer 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 with more than 60,000 T660s sold since its …Read More

PACCAR MX-11 Engine Offers More Productivity for Vocational Customers

June 20, 2016

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 weight savings, while also driving …Read More

Kenworth T880 Adds Hendrickson ULTIMAAX Severe Duty Suspension at NTEA Work Truck Show

March 2, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The vocational flagship Kenworth T880 is now available for order with the Hendrickson ULTIMAAX® advanced severe-duty rubber suspension, Kenworth announced today at the NTEA Work Truck Show. The ULTIMAAX suspension offers a balance of empty ride quality and loaded stability for driver comfort, while also cushioning the load and protecting the chassis, …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