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Kenworth Essentials App for Smartphones and Mobile Devices Features T680, T880 Driver Academy Video Series

The popular Kenworth Essentials App for Apple and Android smartphones and mobile devices features the Kenworth T680 and Kenworth T880 Driver Academy video series in the app’s menu of information developed specifically for Kenworth drivers and customers.

Kenworth Essentials App

Seven new T680 videos covering fuel economy and driver assistance technologies have been added to the Kenworth Essentials App. Four fuel economy videos focus on driving tips, T680 fuel economy features, PACCAR Powertrain, and predictive cruise control / neutral coast. The three driver assistance technology videos cover adaptive cruise control / collision mitigation, lane departure warning, and side object detection systems available on the T680.

The Driver Academy now offers a total of 44 short instructional videos – 27 for the on-highway flagship Kenworth T680 and 17 for the Kenworth T880 vocational leader. The videos provide an excellent overview of truck features and key functions, and offer helpful information for simple servicing while on the road.

Use the Kenworth Essentials app to easily access the latest Kenworth news. Explore Kenworth’s various truck models, engines and latest technology updates. Watch videos on key products, including the T680, T880, and PACCAR Powertrain, as well as Kenworth Service.

Select the Kenworth dealer locator tool to find the nearest Kenworth PremierCare® dealership. The app will recognize your current location and map directly to the Kenworth dealership chosen. A call to the dealership can also be made with the “one-touch” dialing feature simply by tapping the phone number.

The Kenworth Essentials App can be downloaded to smartphones and tablets from the Apple Store or Google Play Store by searching on “Kenworth”.

Both the Kenworth T680 and T880 Driver Academy video series also are available on the Kenworth Truck Co. YouTube channel (

“Kenworth T680 and T880 owners and drivers can take all this information with them on the road and access it during driving breaks rights in the cab of their Kenworth. And the information is even accessible on an iPad or Tablet for big screen viewing,” said Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director.

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