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Blue Max Trucking is one of the first vocational fleets to add the PACCAR 12-speed automated transmission featuring vocational-specific calibrations. The company specified the PACCAR transmission in some of its new Kenworth T880s used in its dump division operations.

Kenworth was honored as a 2020 top workplace for women in the transportation industry by the Women in Trucking Association (WIT). It marks the third 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 hours and work requirements; offers competitive compensation and quality benefits, such as paid maternity leave; includes training, continuing education and development; and fosters career advancement opportunities.

Kenworth offers new options for T270 and T370 medium duty conventional trucks. The roll-back flatbed application is now an approved body type for use with the Kenworth AG210L single-axle rear suspension on the T270 and T370. The Kenworth AG210L is a 21,000-lb.

When Charah Solutions challenged Kenworth to meet its tough truck application specifications, the result was a success for its operations. "We had a wide range and mix of manufacturers' trucks at different sites. I saw the need to come up with a better solution than anybody else had offered before," said Gavin Nawrocki, fleet manager of Charah Solutions.

Kenworth TruckTech+ Remote Diagnostics now offers an extended subscription coverage option for new Kenworth medium duty conventional models equipped with PACCAR PX-7 and PACCAR PX-9 engines. Fleets and truck operators receive the free, Kenworth TruckTech+ Remote Diagnostics 2-year base subscription upon purchase of new Kenworth medium duty conventional trucks.

From owning a fitness and yoga studio to owning and operating a successful trucking company that serves contractors in the greater Seattle-Tacoma area, Chelsy Looker is proving to be a talented entrepreneur. "When I was young, I was a flagger for my dad's asphalt company [Asphalt Patch Systems], so I was always around heavy equipment," Looker recalled.

When Dervin Witmer founded Dig-it Excavating, a small, family-owned and operated company based in Cassopolis, Mich., he knew the way he marketed his business would be instrumental in achieving success. With a number of established excavating companies operating in the surrounding areas of Cassopolis, Witmer built up his company using a combination of online marketing tools and Kenworth T880s to promote the business.

Kenworth Sales Company — Las Vegas 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 Las Vegas area. The 67,000 sq.-ft.

Worldwide Kenworth of South Carolina recently opened a newly constructed 67,000 sq. ft. full-service dealership in Spartanburg to accommodate the market for Kenworth trucks and services in Upstate South Carolina. Worldwide Kenworth of South Carolina – Spartanburg features 27 services bays and a large, well-stocked 20,000 sq.

Kenworth now offers WABCO OnGuardACTIVE as an option for the Kenworth T880 and W990. According to WABCO, OnGuardACTIVE is an advanced driver assistance system that helps drivers mitigate or avoid rear-end collisions and provides adaptive cruise control (ACC).

The Kenworth T880S with set-forward front axle has added a new fixed grille option. A radiator-mounted grille is now available for the T880S equipped with the 114-in. BBC short hood. The new option allows the hood to be opened in applications where equipment is mounted to the front of the T880S.