Kenworth Debuts T680 Next Generation with Aurora Driver

KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 4, 2022 – Kenworth debuted a T680 Next Generation equipped with the Aurora Driver, representing the future of autonomous trucking, at the recent ATA Management Conference and Exhibition in San Diego. The truck was displayed in the Kenworth booth at the San Diego Convention Center. The prototype Kenworth T680 Next Gen provides an autonomy-enabled truck […]

Kenworth Honored as a 2022 Top Employer for Women

KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 2, 2022 –  Kenworth was honored today as a 2022 “Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation” by the Women in Trucking Association (WIT). It marks the fifth consecutive year that Kenworth has received special recognition from the organization. Nominated companies for the special recognition possess a corporate culture that supports gender diversity; provides flexibility in […]

Kenworth Enables Customers To Manage TruckTech+ Subscriptions Online

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 31, 2022 – Kenworth introduces a new convenient way for fleets and truck operators to manage their Kenworth TruckTech+®Remote Diagnostics subscriptions online through the PACCAR Solutions web portal.  By logging into PACCAR Solutions, customers can quickly and easily renew their Kenworth TruckTech+ subscriptions, manage payment options and monitor subscription expiration dates for […]

PACCAR Parts Opens New Parts Distribution Center

RENTON, Wash., September 9, 2022 – PACCAR Parts’ new state-of-the-art parts distribution center (PDC) in Louisville, Ken., is now fully operational. The 260,000-square-foot facility increases parts availability for dealers and customers in the central, mid-Atlantic and southeastern regions of the U.S. and utilizes advanced technologies and innovation to increase operational efficiency. With next-day delivery and the […]

Public Can now Vote For Top Rookie Military-Veteran Trucker 

KIRKLAND, Wash, Oct. 28, 2022 – Public voting is now open for “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence,” a program dedicated to finding America’s top rookie military veteran driver. The program recognizes top drivers who have made the successful transition from active duty to professional trucking.  Kenworth has again teamed with FASTPORT and the U.S. Chamber […]

Family Logging Operation Features W990s in Fleet of Kenworths

LAURENS, S.C., Oct. 27, 2022 – In the small town of Laurens, SC – population less than 10,000 – business has been good for Walker and Walker Logging during the past several years.  “Actually, it was better than usual for us,” said Tyler Walker, co-owner of Walker and Walker Logging, along with his dad Robert, […]

From the Ground Up: Dontel Ball Builds Fleet of Kenworth Dump Trucks

PUYALLUP, Wash., Sept. 8, 2022 – When you ask a kid what they want to do when they grow up, you might expect to hear professional athlete, astronaut, doctor, or even super hero. If you asked Dontel Ball, owner of Ball & Son Excavation when he was a kid in the 1980s, his response would […]

Kenworth Supports Careers in Trucking For U.S. Military Members

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash., Oct. 3, 2022 – A career development, networking and job hiring event at a Hiring Our Heroes Summit was held recently at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state. Hundreds of active and retired U.S. military members and spouses attended the career summit, coordinated by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring […]

Transition Trucking Semi-Finalists Earn Trip to Washington, D.C.

‘Driving for Excellence’ Award Winner To Receive Kenworth T680 Next Gen CHILLICOTHE, Ohio, Sept. 29, 2022 – “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” semi-finalists recently traveled to Columbus and Chillicothe, Ohio, to be recognized as top rookie military veteran drivers.  During the trip, the semi-finalists visited the National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus, appeared on the […]

Johnson Feed Journeys from Horse and Wagon in 1920 to T680 Next Generation Today

CANTON, S.D., Sept. 26, 2022 – When Carl Johnson founded City Dray Line (now Johnson Feed, Inc.) in 1920, the Prohibition era had just begun, Warren G. Harding was elected U.S. president, and car production was starting to ramp up to meet the demands of middle-class Americans. The trucking industry as we know it today was in […]