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Inland Kenworth–Brandon relocates to newly constructed facility

Inland Kenworth–Brandon has moved into a new parts and service facility in Brandon, Manitoba. Inland Kenworth–Brandon is located at 1240 Highland Ave on the north side of Brandon, just off the Trans-Canada Highway. The new 26,000 square-foot facility features 10 service bays and a 2,500 square-foot parts display supported by a large, well-stocked parts floor.

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The EV conversations turns to charging, long-term scalability

Electric trucks are happening. While they gained momentum last year in short route, local delivery applications, it’s clear that first adopters are jumping in and other fleets are getting more serious about adding electric trucks to their rolling arsenal. “Customers are absolutely telling the OEMs that we need to be moving this way over the

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Kenworth hands out dealer awards

MHC Kenworth–Colorado received the 2021 Kenworth Dealer of the Year Award for the United States and Canada at the recent annual Kenworth Dealer Meeting held in Marana, Ariz. MHC Kenworth–Colorado (pictured above) achieved new truck sales market share of 22 percent (heavy-duty) and 27 percent (medium-duty), along with a 50% PACCAR engine sales mix. The dealer had

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Meritor, PACCAR Extend Electrification Agreement

Meritor has announced an extension to its current PACCAR agreement to supply 14Xe ePowertrains and battery electric vehicle integration kits for theClass 8 Kenworth T680E, and Peterbilt 579EV tractors and 520EV refuse trucks. The integrated, modular design of the 14Xe ePowertrain, Power Controls and Accessories (PCAS) and Energy Storage System (ESS) helps enable PACCAR to meet

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Kenworth T680E battery EVs eligible for base voucher incentive

The zero emissions Kenworth T680E battery electric vehicle is eligible for a base $120,000 voucher incentive available to qualifying California purchasers from the California Air Resources Board (CARB), the OEM announced in a press release. The financial incentive is offered through the 2022 CARB Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP). In

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Southern Counties Express completes Kenworth EV demonstration

Southern Counties Express was the first fleet to operate a zero emissions Kenworth T680 fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV), powered by hydrogen, in real-world drayage activities at the Port of Los Angeles and surrounding area, the OEM noted in a press release. That was the first of 10 T680 FCEVs delivered last year by Kenworth

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Kenworth electric truck test drive, charging equipment overview

Get ready to get behind the wheel of a pair of EVs. At a media event in California, Kenworth provided the opportunity to hop behind the wheel of the medium-duty K270E cab over hauler that can cover applications from Class 3 to 8, as well as take ride in the Class 8 Kenworth T680E. The

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Photo gallery: Kenworth zero-emissions electric truck test drive

Kenworth’s battery powered electric trucks were lined up outside of the PACCAR Innovation Center, nestled in the middle of Silicon Valley, and were charged up, ready to roll. I was on hand to kick the tires (figuratively) and take a ride (literally) in the Class 8 T680E and medium-duty Kenworth K270E cabover. I also took

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The biggest medium-duty truck stories of 2021

What truck classification do you give Santa’s sleigh? Based on the weight of the world’s gifts alone, it’s tempting to hop straight to Class 8, but I think Santa’s got some magic elf nonsense that makes weight a non-issue. If we use application as a clue, he’s kind of on the longest last-mile route there

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The biggest heavy-duty truck equipment stories of the year

I’m going to do something surprising. This list will not feature any electric truck headlines, despite the topic owning 2021 headlines. It’s not that I’m turning a blind eye to it. My counterpart in content crime, Mr. Sickels, named decarbonization as the Fleet Equipment’s Truck Equipment Trend of the Year last week. It’s more than

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Kenworth Truck Centres expands with full-service dealership

Kenworth Truck Centres has opened a second full service dealership in Mississauga. The new 22,000 sq.-ft. dealership is located at 6999 Ordan Drive in Mississauga, approximately3 miles from Kenworth Truck Centres’ primary Mississauga location at Dixie Road and Highway 401. “Mississauga is one of the largest and most densely populated truck areas in Canada,” said

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Kenworth of Jacksonville relocates to newly constructed facility

Kenworth of Jacksonville has relocated its full-service dealership to a larger, newly constructed facility to meet increasing Kenworth customer demands due to residential and commercial growth in the greater Jacksonville area, the company announced in a press release. The 55,000 sq.-ft. facility features 28 service bays and a 2,000 sq.-ft. visual parts display supported by

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