Kenworth Unveils the T440

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The T440 offers customers a regional tractor option. • GVW from 33.000 lbs to 68,000 lbs • Standard PACCAR PX-8 engine with ratings to 350 HP and 1,000 lb-ft of torque. • Optional Cummins ISL engine • Front axles from 12,000 to 22,000 lb ratings • Rear axles from 21,000 lb single to 46,000 lb duals • Sloped hood for better visibility • Automatic and manual transmissions • Cab options for rear windows, corner window, or no window can be … Read More

Peterbilt Offers New Models

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Peterbilt offers several new models including the single axle Peterbilt 382 daycab. This model offers increased maneuverability for city applications. Kris-Way is your Paccar Leasing member for Maine and New Hampshire. Please call (207) 799-8593 x142 and ask for Evan Keefer for more details on Kenworth and Peterbilt products.

Kenworth Unveils T-700

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Kenworth unveiled the new T-700 model at the Mid-American Truck Show. The T-700 is Kenworth’s most aerodynamic truck to date. It is an effective option for customers interested in long haul solutions and driver comfort.

Lease vs. Buy

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Here are a couple of  good articles courtesy of Fleet Equipment Magazine.

Paccar Unveils MX Engine

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After spending $1 billion and 10 years, Paccar (Kenworth & Peterbilt) unveiled the company’s first North American heavy duty diesel engine. The MX engine can already be ordered by customers who purchase Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks. The first engines are being produced in Europe by the Paccar subsidiary DAF. This summer Paccar’s new Columbus Mississippi plant will begin producing the engines. The MX engines will use SCR to meet the 2010 environmental standards. The MX is a 12.0 liter engine … Read More

The Right Specs Equal Satisfied Customers

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Building out the right truck for each individual customer results in less downtime, happier drivers, and better safety. J&S Oil of Manchester, Maine is taking delivery on 2 new 2010 Kenworth T-800 daycabs. These units are built specifically to meet the needs of the customer. J&S Oil chose to add the extended daycab option to these units that is now offered by Kenworth. The extension adds 6” in length, 5” in height, and 2 additional cubic feet of storage. This … Read More

Pre-2010 Engines Are Running Out

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Kris-Way still has a limited supply of new pre-2010 emissions level engines for a few makes and models of trucks. Freightliner M-2 106 straight trucks, Hino 268 and 338 straight trucks, Freightliner Columbia tractors, and International Pro-Star, Trans-Star, and Dura-Star models are still available in limited quantities. The straight trucks include refrigerated equipment. Our modern rental fleet has vehicles that can be converted to lease. In our rental fleet we have Kenworth, Freightliner, and Volvo tractors. In addition, we have … Read More

2010 Engine Surcharges

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Fleet owners should prepare for significant cost increases on 2010 equipment due to the new 2010 engines.  The link below provides a snapshot of these costs.

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