Welcome to the first digital issue of Kenworth World’s Best Magazine! More than ever before, the trucking industry is especially critical in serving the needs of today’s challenging world. Trucks are delivering such essential supplies as vaccines, food, medicine and medical supplies that we use every day. Kenworth employees and Kenworth dealers commend the […]
A distinguished veteran with 20 years in the U.S. Army received the annual “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” award during a special ceremony hosted by the MHC Kenworth RoadReady Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. For the fifth consecutive year, Kenworth teamed with the FASTPORT Trucking Track Mentoring Program and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring our […]
PACCAR (Nasdaq: PCAR) recognizes its Columbus, Mississippi engine factory for 10 years of manufacturing excellence and a strong commitment to its community. “PACCAR is very proud of the Columbus, Mississippi engine factory’s achievements in the first 10 years,” said Preston Feight, PACCAR chief executive officer. “Our excellent employees and the plant’s advanced manufacturing capabilities have created […]
Jodie Teuton, Kenworth of Louisiana co-founder and vice president, recently was honored with the 10th annual “Influential Woman In Trucking” award presented by the Women In Trucking Association (WIT). The announcement came during the WIT Accelerate! Virtual Conference & Expo. The prestigious award recognizes women in the trucking industry who make or influence key decisions, have proven records […]
Episode 2 answers what an integrated powertrain is and how it can benefit you. We also answer user submitted questions regarding the powertrain. Eaton is our special guest and industry expert on this episode discussing the automated transmission.
Episode 1 covers insights on how to improve your trucks’ fuel economy and answers user submitted questions. Also, hear from our special guest and industry expert JOST on fifth wheel spec’ing tips.
Zero-Emission Vehicle Now Available for Order, Enters Production in 2021 Kenworth has announced the launch of the Kenworth T680E – the company’s first-ever, Class 8 battery-electric model in its esteemed 97-year history. The new zero-emission Kenworth T680E, now available for order from Kenworth dealers in the United States and Canada, will enter into production in 2021. […]
For Gail Losee, enlisting in the military was never a question, rather it was a matter of deciding in which branch to serve. “My dad and brother served in the Navy and my grandpa fought in World War II with the Army,” said Losee. “I’ve had several other family members serve as well – it’s in the family. My […]
At the age of 20, Ivan Hernandez, enlisted in the U.S. Army as an infantryman, where he served his country for 20 years. Over the course of his military career, Hernandez deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan four times. In 2006, while serving in Iraq, Hernandez was wounded in action. For his heroism, Hernandez received two […]
For Shaun Mason, the idea of becoming a professional truck driver began at an early age. “One of my earliest childhood memories growing up was receiving a toy semi-truck from my grandmother,” Mason recalled. “I remember it being one of my favorite toys growing up. When I was a kid, I wondered what it would […]