Kenworth Chillicothe Plant Hosts Third Annual Kenworth Truck Parade

The 2024 Kenworth Truck Parade Honored the Assembly Plant’s 50th Anniversary The Kenworth truck assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio held what has now become the annual Kenworth Truck Parade in downtown Chillicothe. This year, the parade paid tribute to the plant’s 50th anniversary. The 2024 Kenworth Truck Parade featured more than 60 new, classic, and […]

Kenworth SuperTruck 2 Achieves 136% Freight Efficiency Improvement

At ACT Expo in Las Vegas, Kenworth showcased its SuperTruck 2 demonstrator vehicle. The truck was developed over a six-year period as part of a collaboration with the Department of Energy’s (DOE) SuperTruck program, designed to challenge truck makers to improve freight efficiency using a diesel engine as the main power source. The project was […]

Kenworth Donates T680 as 2024 “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” Award

Nominations Now Open in Search for America’s Top Rookie Military Veteran Driver; Grand-Prize Truck Showcased at This Week’s Mid-America Trucking Show Kenworth, FASTPORT and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes initiative are again partnering in the search for America’s top rookie military veteran driver who successfully transitioned to the trucking industry following […]

Kenworth Delivers Industry’s First 15-Liter Natural Gas-Powered Truck to UPS

In a ceremony at Kenworth’s Chillicothe plant in February, Kenworth delivered the first T680 daycab with a 15-liter natural gas engine to UPS. Anthony Marshall, UPS’s vice president of maintenance and engineering, and Dennis Elford, its director of maintenance and engineering, received keys to the truck from Kevin Haygood, Kenworth assistant general manager for sales […]

Truckworx Kenworth Receives Prestigious 2023 Kenworth Dealer of the Year Award

Truckworx Kenworth received the prestigious 2023 Kenworth Dealer of the Year Award for the United States and Canada at the annual Kenworth Dealer Meeting in Ojai, Calif. in February. The meeting’s theme was “Charging Ahead” and focused on technician training and connected services as pathways to provide superior customer uptime and continuing to drive the […]

Brandon Meredith of Slay Transportation Awarded Kenworth 100th Anniversary T680 Signature Edition Truck in Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award Program

For the eighth consecutive year, Kenworth teamed with Fastport and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program to find America’s top rookie military veteran who made the successful transition into a civilian truck driving career. Distinguished Army veteran Brandon Meredith received this year’s “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” award during a special […]

The W900: Pride & Tradition for IMT Transport

For the Gouge family, trucking isn’t just an occupation. For four generations, dating back to the 1940s when Merle Gouge started his career in trucking, it’s been a way of life. In 1972 Merle’s son, Pete, founded IMT Transport, a Garner, Iowa-based transportation company that specializes in flatbed hauling services, with a single truck – […]

Marten Transport Prioritizes Investments in Driver Assistance Technologies

In 1946, Marten Transport started with a single milk truck. Today, the company is an international transportation leader with 3,500 trucks. This growth was possible through the vision of Randy Marten, Marten Transport’s former CEO and current executive chairman of the board of directors. Examples of technology adoption include: incorporating satellite tracking systems to improve […]