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MHC Kenworth – Kansas City Named Kenworth’s 2013 PACCAR Engine Dealer of the Year
Receives Award for Second Time in Three Years
KIRKLAND, Wash., February 26, 2014 - MHC Kenworth - Kansas City was named Kenworth's 2013 PACCAR Engine Dealer of the Year for the United States and Canada during the Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently in the Seattle area.
MHC Kenworth - Kansas City was named Kenworth's 2013 PACCAR Engine Dealer of the Year. From left are Gary Moore, Kenworth general manager and PACCAR vice president; Ken Hoffman, Jeff Murphy and Mike Murphy of MHC Kenworth - Kansas City; and Preston Feight, Kenworth assistant general manager for sales and marketing.
The award recognizes the Kenworth dealer that effectively communicated the PACCAR MX-13 engine's many benefits and ably assisted customers in specifying the engine in their new Kenworth Class 8 trucks in 2013. In addition, the award acknowledges outstanding dealer support to PACCAR engine customers provided through certified technicians, well-stocked PACCAR MX-13 parts inventory, amount of available weekly service hours, and excellent service turnaround time.
"MHC has had great success with the PACCAR MX-13 engine due to its outstanding performance in fuel economy and drivability. We are honored to receive Kenworth's PACCAR Engine Dealer of the Year award. This award is a testament to our commitment to our customers to help them realize the value of the PACCAR MX-13, provide them with world-class service, and do Whatever It Takes® support to them every day," said Tim Murphy, CEO of MHC Kenworth.
"MHC Kenworth - Kansas City is an outstanding leader in expanding the PACCAR MX-13 engine through excellent sales expertise and aftermarket support to our customers. The PACCAR MX-13 provides outstanding fuel economy, reliability and weight savings," said Gary Moore, Kenworth general manager and PACCAR vice president. "Thousands of PACCAR engines are now in operation throughout the United States and Canada supported by Kenworth and the Kenworth dealer network."
Kenworth anticipates further proprietary engine adoption and customer acceptance of the PACCAR MX-13 engine in 2014. The PACCAR MX-13 offers enhanced fuel economy up to 3.5 percent* and is designed for linehaul and vocational heavy duty truck operators.
In addition to its fuel efficiency, the engine offers high reliability and durability, lightweight design, and low cost of ownership. The PACCAR MX-13 is rated up to 500 hp and is rated up to 1,850 lb-ft of torque. It is available for Kenworth Class 8 models, including the T660, T680, T700, T800, T880 and W900. The PACCAR MX-13 is assembled at the PACCAR Engine Plant in Columbus, Miss.
Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World's Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth's Internet home page is at www.kenworth.com. Kenworth is a PACCAR company.
*Individual fuel economy improvement will vary depending on use, road conditions and other factors.
Kenworth PACCAR Engine Dealer of The Year Winners
2013 MHC Kenworth - Kansas City
2012 Truckworx Kenworth - Birmingham
2011 MHC Kenworth - Kansas City