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Kenworth inaugural truck parade makes it debut in Chillicothe, Ohio

Hosted in downtown Chillicothe, Ohio, the Kenworth Class 8 truck assembly plant recently held its inaugural truck parade featuring more than 50 Class 8 Kenworth trucks, including models built in 1967. The mix of new, classic and customized trucks were showcased by drivers from 28 states and Canada for the 2022 Kenworth Truck Parade. The

King County’s Kenworth T680E battery electric vehicle rolls out

King County, Washington state’s most populous county with more than 2.2 million residents, received a first look at its new Kenworth T680E battery electric vehicle at the Kenworth Renton manufacturing plant. King County’s Solid Waste Division will operate the Kenworth T680E to transfer refuse from the county’s Recycling and Transfer Station in Enumclaw to the

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Hissong Group adds full service Kenworth dealership near Cleveland

Hissong Group Inc., offers expanded support to fleets and truck operators in the greater Cleveland market with the addition of its new Kenworth of Cleveland full service dealership at 4850 Transportation Drive in Sheffield Village, Ohio.  The 36,000 square-foot building is situated on 7.5 acres with room for drivers to park their trucks. The facility

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Photo gallery: CARB, CALSTART showcase zero-emission trucks

CARB and CALSTART hosted their first Zero Emission Truck Showcase and Ride and Drive at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., earlier this month, showcasing 25 OEMs and fleet operators including Xos, GreenPower Motor Co., Ford, GM, Kenworth, Navistar, Nikola, Hyundai, Workhorse, BYD, Phoenix Motorcars, Orange EV, Lion Electric, AME, Lightning eMotors, Hyzon, Motiv

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Kenworth Chillicothe Plant initiates $45 million expansion

Kenworth recently held a groundbreaking ceremony to announce the start of construction on a $45 million, 105,000 square-foot Test Building addition to its Class 8 truck assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio. The expansion represents a nearly 17 percent increase to the 622,000 square-foot Kenworth Chillicothe plant, which is located on a 120-acre site 50 miles

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Kenworth receives Clean Energy Award from Clean and Prosperous Washington

Kenworth received the first annual David and Patricia Giuliani Clean Energy Entrepreneur Award, presented by Washington Governor Jay Inslee on behalf of Clean and Prosperous Washington, during an event held at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle. Kenworth was honored for its “Driving To Zero Emissions” program that features the Class 8 Kenworth T680E, Class 7

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Amped at ACT Expo: Exciting trucking highlights from the show floor

I could try to tell you about every awesome truck, every mind-expanding technology, and every sustainability-driving service I saw at ACT Expo 2022, but it’s better if I show you. Or at the very least, hit the highlights. That was the goal connecting with David Sickels, editor of The Buzz EV News and my partner

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Photo Gallery: ACT Expo 2022

Surprises were around every corner at ACT Expo. Take the electric International RH truck above. It was hanging out at the Navistar Next technology trailer. No announcement, and International was tight-lipped about the equipment details, but it was there. And here’s a look under the hood. A pretty cool tease, and hopefully we’ll hear more

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Kenworth’s truck manufacturing plants earn awards

Kenworth’s Chillicothe, Ohio, and Renton, Washington, assembly plants received a total of three prestigious 2022 Manufacturing Leadership Awards in the Engineering and Production Technology category. The awards were announced today by the Manufacturing Leadership Council of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). The Kenworth Chillicothe plant was honored with Manufacturing Leadership Awards for its new Kenworth

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American Truck Dealers Association names National Truck Dealer of the Year

Rihm Family Companies has announced that its president and CEO Kari Rihm has been named the National Truck Dealer of the Year by the American Truck Dealers Association (ATD). The ATD Truck Dealer of the Year is a national award that recognizes commercial truck dealers for business performance, industry and civic leadership, and service to

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Kenworth of South Florida–Fort Pierce relocates, upgrades to full-service dealership

Kenworth of South Florida–Fort Pierce, has relocated to a new location and upgraded its parts and service store to a full-service dealership. “Our previous facility was on a small lot, which limited our ability to grow and provide a full range of services to our customers,” said Todd Hays, Kenworth of South Florida, dealer principal.

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Photo gallery: TMC 2022

What a difference six months makes. The last TMC took place in September just as supply chain stranglehold was tightening its grip, and you could feel the frustration in the trucking industry on all sides. This year’s TMC show struck a distinctly more positive note. The press day on Sunday was packed with products and