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Kenworth Truck Centres relocates Kitchener dealership to Cambridge, Ontario

Employees at Kenworth Truck Centres - Cambridge celebrate the opening of the dealership's new, spacious and state-of-the-art facility in Cambridge to replaces its former Kitchener location.

Kenworth Truck Centres of Ontario recently celebrated the opening of a new, spacious and state-of-the-art 40,000-square-foot facility in Cambridge to replace its former Kitchener dealership. Three hundred customers attended the Oct. 27 grand opening highlighted by a luncheon, a vendor fair and tours of the facility.

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Gaining business by "losing weight"

Ecology Recycling and Transportation Services runs 61 Kenworth T880s equipped with PACCAR MX-11 engines rated at 430 hp with 1,550 lb-ft. of torque.

When you’re in the business of hauling recyclables and trash, every pound counts. And, for Ecology Recycling and Transportation Services, lightweight specs are a recipe for success. The latest example is a transfer dump contract the company received in the Phoenix area.

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Custom Truck Sales opens new parts and service facility in Saskatchewan

Located on a 4.5-acre site in a growing industrial park, Custom Truck Sales – Swift Current offers customers plenty of parking for their trucks and trailers along with a customer lounge furnished with satellite TV and internet access.

Custom Truck Sales recently opened a new parts and service facility in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, on Highway 4 and the TransCanada Highway.

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Kenworth to add heavy-duty Cummins Westport ISX12 G to complete line of natural gas engines

Announced this March (2012), Kenworth Truck Co. is expanding its extensive line of industry-leading green products by offering the Cummins Westport ISX12 G heavy duty natural gas engine for use in regional haul, vocational and refuse markets. This new engine requires a single fuel source and can run on either compressed (CNG) or liquefied (LNG) natural gas.  

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Fuel-efficient hybrids to enter full production this summer

Kenworth will begin full production of medium duty, diesel-electric hybrid trucks this summer. The fuel-efficient, hybrid option will be offered on its new T270 Class 6 and T370 Class 7 conventional models, and trucks will be built at the PACCAR plant in Ste-Therese, Quebec. Kenworth’s goal is to enhance fuel economy by up to 30 percent in pickup and delivery applications and up to 50 percent in utility operations. “We’re excited to introduce the new Kenworth medium duty hybrids into production this summer as we help customers enhance fuel economy and reduce emissions,” said Gary Moore, Kenworth assistant GM for marketing and sales. “There is tremendous interest in our Kenworth hybrids, and excellent results have been reported by customers that were part of last year’s limited hybrid production.” Moore noted that purchasers of Ken-worth hybrids equipped with a PAC-CAR PX-6 engine and the Eaton hybrid system, may qualify for a maximum federal tax credit of $6,000 (Class 6) and $12,000 (Class 7).

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