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paccar self-driving truckAs most of you have already known, the technology behind driverless cars have been picking up steam. Trailing this effort is self-driving trucks with multiple truck manufacturers working to get their versions out. Announced on March 16th, 2017,  Kenworth’s parent company PACCAR will be working with NVIDIA, a Silicon Valley AI and Computing company, on their self-driving trucks. Read the full announcement from NVIDIA here.

 

 

 

 

 

Federal Excise Tax on New Trucks

FET (Federal Excise Tax) originated to help World War 1 efforts and is included in all new Class 7 and Class 8 truck purchases. Since then, FET funds have been reallocated to help with the Highway Trust Fund. In this interesting article from Fleet Owner, learn more about FET and the ideas around replacing it with a fuel tax to help cleaner and new trucks become more affordable. Kyle Treadway, Dealer Principal of Kenworth Sales Company, contributes to the article.

Federal Excise Tax on New Trucks

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T880 Construction and Chrome Program

Construction season is coming up and what better way to take it on with a new Kenworth T880 Construction and Chrome program from Kenworth? For March 2017, Kenworth is offering $1000 savings straight to the customer for new T880 purchases and an additional $2,000 with chrome or polished options!

 

“We appreciate the support for the Kenworth T880 from construction truck operators. The T880 Construction and Chrome program provides a $1,000 cost-savings opportunity to purchase a premium Kenworth T880 – designed to maximize uptime, productivity and driver comfort – and also add some nice chrome and polished features at no cost,” said Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director.

Some of the chrome or polished items include stainless steel sunvisor, tapered chrome or polished aluminum bumper, chrome mirror shells, and more.

To learn more about this March 2017 only incentive, visit Kenworth for details. When you’re ready to buy, reach out to any one of

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Your Truck is a Business. Lets Us Help You Stay Up & Running.

 

2017 March Parts & Service Specials – Maintain Your Business & Get Your Rigs Serviced and Fitted With New Parts. This Month Only, Kenworth Sales Company – 2017 March Parts & Service Specials.

Visit Our Parts & Service Pages To Find a Location Near You & Take Advantage of These Amazing Deals.

 

Parts Specials

 

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Service Specials

 

Fontaine Heavy Haul Trailers
Fontaine Trailers - Heavy Haul Truck Trailer  Kenworth Sales Company - Authorized Fontaine Truck Trailer Dealer Enhancing product offerings is one of the best ways to provide our customers what they need to make their business succeed. That's why in October of 2016, Kenworth Sales Company became an Authorized Fontaine Heavy Haul, Truck Trailer Dealer. Before making our decision on which truck trailer manufacture to go with, we had a set of criteria that they would need to meet. Variety of Product Offerings Reputation, Service and Support Product Quality with solid Research & Development, Design, Materials Specs, Engineering and Durability testing. The decision wasn't tough and Fontaine Heavy Haul Trailers won by a landslide. Based in Springville, Alabama, Fontaine Trailers is a solid American company with a history of making trailers since 1940. Today,
Chambers West Annual Gala

Chambers West Annual Gala

 

Kenworth Sales Company is honored to be nominated for Business of the Year by Utah’s own, Chambers West. The competition is tough with two other finalists, Highland Cove and Varex Imaging Corporation competing.

Chambers West will be presenting the Annual Business Awards and Honoring Hall of Fame Award Recipients Utah State Senator Karen Mayne and former Utah State Senator Ed Mayne (posthumously) at the Maverik Center, tomorrow, Feb 3rd, 2017 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Along with this there will be a party and it’s recommended attendees wear their favorite team colors and attire! Featured guests include the Utah Grizzlies, SLC Stars and Salt Lake Screaming Eagles [...]

The Summit Rodeo Team - Utah

Did you know that Kenworth Sales Company sponsors a Utah Rodeo team here in Utah? The Summit Rodeo team competes in 40 rodeos a year throughout the state of Utah. In order for them to qualify for State Finals, they need 70 points. Once there, additional points can be obtained to help them qualify for the National Rodeo which is the High School National Finals.

Here’s to The Summit Rodeo team and their quest to become 2017 National Champions. Good luck Summit Rodeo Team! We here at Kenworth Sales Company have your back. Go get’em!

The Summit Rodeo Team - Utah

 

Old Coca Cola Truck
Look what we here at Kenworth Sales Company found! An image collection of 30+ Classic Trucks ranging from a milk-bottle shaped delivery truck to spaceship inspired buses and everything in-between.We always enjoy looking through the looking glass to see the rich history trucks have played in our past. We hope you do too.In the first set of images you'll see the following classic trucks:Flyer Bus Daimler Benz Bus Fire Truck Spaceship Bus Milk Cream Delivery Truck Hills Bros Coffee Truck Moving Trucks Trucks from Culver City 1948 Blatz Milwaukee Beer Truck Milk Man TruckIn the second set of images you'll see the following classic trucks:Jay Thorpe Truck Cake Delivery Truck International Truck Milk Bottle Dairy Delivery Truck Pony Beer Depot Keg Delivery Truck Miller High Life Cruiser Bus Truck Twine Delivery Truck Parmelee Brothers Dairy Truck White Farm Dairy TruckIn the last set of images you'll see the following classic trucks:Red Labatts Truck German Kienzle Truck Wisconsin Ice & Coal Delivery Dump General Motors Truck - Parade of Progress Schlitz Delivery Truck LTD Truck Castlebank Truck 1930s Streamliner Labatts Tr [.
Salt Lake Community College and Kenworth Sales Company partners on Diesel Tech Program
Salt Lake Community College and Kenworth Sales Company partners on Diesel Tech ProgramKenworth Sales Company is proud to announce that we are partnering with Sale Lake Community College in their Diesel Tech program. With our extensive experience of Diesel repair, maintenance and new technologies, we are excited to help with this program. We look forward to the future of Diesel Tech and being a part of the next Diesel Tech generations to come. View the video promoting the diverse curriculum Salt Lake Community College provides below. Kenworth Sales Company provided footage at the 22sec mark!
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