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No doubt about it: Decarbonization is FE’s 2021 Truck Equipment Trend of the Year

The most wonderful time of the year is finally here, because it’s that time again to announce Fleet Equipment’s Trend of the Year. Typically, when this annual story rolls around the editorial staff takes a week or so to pore over our content from our most recent cycle around the sun, articulating in detail our

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Behold! The Kenworth T680 Next Gen delivers the Capitol Christmas Tree (A photo gallery)

Hauling an 84-ft. White Fir from Northern California to Washington D.C. doesn’t happen overnight. The fine fir’s journey toward being the bright holiday light in the national’s capitol starts early (System Transport, the flatbed division of Trans-System Inc., headquartered in Cheney, Wash., was chosen as the hauler in June) and once underway, the press releases

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Kenworth hands out dealer awards at annual meeting

PACCAR Parts and Kenworth Truck Company held the virtual 2021 ACCELERATE Your Success Parts and Service Meeting October 21-22. The two-day meeting provided training and discussion opportunities among Kenworth dealers, PACCAR Parts, Kenworth Truck Company and PACCAR Parts suppliers. The meeting included an awards ceremony recognizing dealer achievements and performance. Award criteria was based on

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Kenworth launches EV technician training, certification program

Kenworth has launched an EV technician training and certification program as part of its efforts to prepare Kenworth dealerships to service electric vehicles in the United States and Canada, the company announced in a press release. To attain initial EV certification, Kenworth technicians must successfully complete a seven-course curriculum on service systems, electrical principles, electrical

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ATA MCE 2021: The photo gallery

Packed with truck technology, pulsing with electrified energy, the ATA MCE 2021 show wraps up a second half of 2021 trade shows that aimed to make up for lost time in 2020. And the shows delivered. Where ACT Expo offered sustainability excitement and TMC’s Fall Meeting brought us back down to a productive reality, ATA

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Kenworth Chillicothe plant earns EPA award

The Kenworth Chillicothe manufacturing plant recently received the 2021 Encouraging Environmental Excellence “E3” Platinum Award from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The award recognizes businesses, nonprofits and government agencies in Ohio that demonstrate commitment to exceed regulatory compliance and attain exceptional achievements in environmental stewardship. Kenworth Chillicothe was one of three companies in Ohio

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Wave helping to create wireless charging pads for Kenworth, DOE project

Wireless Advanced Vehicle Electrification (Wave), a subsidiary of Ideanomics and a developer of high-power inductive charging solutions for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, is participating in a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) electrified powertrain project to develop a 1-megawatt wireless charging system for Class 8 electric trucks. The primary recipient of the cooperative agreement is Kenworth,

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Smart solutions for fleet service shops

During the Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC)’s Fall Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition, TMC and Decisiv Inc. released their most recent North American Service Event Benchmark Report, which showed an increase in parts and labor costs over the first six months of 2021. The reports, which cover power unit costs in nine top Vehicle Maintenance

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Kenworth introduces its 2021 medium-duty body builder manual

Kenworth has published a 132-page online body builder manual focused on Kenworth’s new medium-duty conventional lineup ranging from Class 5 to light Class 8 models. The 2021 Kenworth Medium Duty Body Builder Manual offers sections on safety and compliance, dimensions, body mounting, frame modifications, CAN Communications, electrical, power take-off (PTO), exhaust and aftertreatment, and routing,

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Photo gallery: TMC 2021

For the first time since February 2020, a veritable lifetime ago, the American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) held its usual meeting and exposition, this time in the fall rather than in the winter and held in Cleveland, Ohio—right in Fleet Equipment‘s backyard. With that being the case, the crew at Fleet Equipment

ACT Expo day two: Photo gallery

ACT Expo is busy: Thousands of attendees, a host of exhibitors from tried-and-true truck OEMs to electrification newcomers. Hydrogen hype is growing. Most importantly, real conversations about how the industry is moving toward a zero-emissions future are happening on every corner of the show floor. This isn’t a “wouldn’t it be nice?” vibe. Decarbonization is

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Bayview Kenworth opens full-service dealership in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Bayview Kenworth recently opened a new full-service dealership in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. The 12,800 sq.-ft. dealership is on a 3-acre site, features 10 service bays, and a 1,200 sq.-ft. visual parts display supported by a 4,000-sq.-ft. parts warehouse. Bayview Kenworth is located at 1 Morris Drive in Dartmouth. The dealership is in close proximity to

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