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Kenworth Establishes PACCAR MX Engine Dealer Council

Kenworth has established a PACCAR MX Engine Dealer Council comprised of leading Kenworth dealer principals and Kenworth service managers. The council works extensively with Kenworth and PACCAR executives to identify continuous improvement initiatives, which ensure best in class fuel economy, reliability, and lowest total cost of operation.  

Members serving in 2015 on Kenworth’s PACCAR MX Engine Dealer Council are: Tom Bertolino, and Mike D’Agostini, NorCal Kenworth (Sacramento, Calif.); Carl Herzog, CIT Kenworth Chicago (Mokena, Ill.) and Terry Stalter, CIT Kenworth (Normal, Ill.), and Mike Murphy and Zach Newton, MHC Kenworth (Leawood, Kan.). Bertolino serves as the 2015 council chairman.

The fuel-efficient PACCAR MX-13 engine offers excellent reliability and durability, lightweight design, low cost of ownership, and quiet operation. The PACCAR MX-13 is rated up to 500 hp and 1,850 lb-ft of torque and is available for Kenworth Class 8 models.



PACCAR MX-13 Engine


There are more than 75,000 PACCAR MX-13 engines operating in Class 8 trucks in the United States and Canada. Kenworth dealers provide dependable PACCAR MX-13 engine support through certified technicians, well-stocked PACCAR MX-13 parts inventory, extensive service hours, and excellent service turnaround time.

The Kenworth T880 with the PACCAR MX-13 was named 2015 Commercial Truck of the Year by the American Truck Dealers (ATD). The PACCAR MX-13 engine is assembled at the state-of-the-art PACCAR Engine assembly plant in Columbus, Miss.

More information on PACCAR engines is available at

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