April 12, 2010
Kenworth T700 and PACCAR MX Engine Road Show
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Kenworth T700 and PACCAR MX Engine Road Show will visit Papé Kenworth’s Portland store on Monday, April 12, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Papé Kenworth store is located at 550 NE Columbia Blvd., in Portland.
“We’re thrilled to showcase the latest Kenworth products to our customers in Portland,” said David Laird, president of Papé Kenworth. “The new Kenworth T700 is sure to impress with its outstanding fuel efficiency, performance, driver comfort and modern styling.”
The tour, which will visit 90 Kenworth dealer locations throughout the U.S. and Canada during the next six months, features the new aerodynamic, highly efficient Kenworth T700 model equipped with a 75-inch AERODYNE® sleeper and new 2010 PACCAR MX engine. The tour trailer will showcase information on the new Kenworth NavPlus™ (a navigation plus infotainment system), AG130 front air suspension, and other Kenworth products. The Eaton® UltraShift® automated transmission also is showcased.
“This special Kenworth Road Tour will bring the excitement of the new Kenworth T700, The World’s Best® aerodynamic truck, and the 2010 PACCAR MX engine to customers at Kenworth dealers across North America,” said Gary Moore, Kenworth assistant general manager for marketing and sales. “The aerodynamic and stylish, wide-cab Kenworth T700 teamed with the PACCAR MX engine and its superior power-to-weight performance offers fleets and truck operators outstanding performance, superior driver comfort and drivability, and excellent low-cost operation.”
About Papé Kenworth
Papé Kenworth provides sales, leasing, rental, service and support for Kenworth heavy- and medium-duty trucks. The company has five locations in central California (Bakersfield, Fresno, French Camp, Madera and Paso Robles) and four locations in Oregon (Eugene, Medford, Portland and Redmond). Papé Kenworth is part of The Papé Group.
About The Papé Group Inc.
Headquartered in Eugene, Ore., The Papé Group Inc. is a holding company for capital equipment dealerships throughout the West. The businesses of The Papé Group sell and service the premier brands of capital equipment used in construction projects, forestry, trucking, warehousing/materials handling and private aviation. The Papé Group businesses are Papé Material Handling Inc., Bobcat West, Ditch Witch Northwest, Engineered Products, Flightcraft Inc., Papé Rents, Papé Kenworth and Papé Machinery Inc. The operations serve seven western states – from Alaska to California. The cornerstone of all Papé Group operations since the first dealership was founded in 1938 has been their commitment to providing high quality products backed by consistent, high quality customer service wherever and whenever needed. For more information about The Papé Group Inc., visit www.pape.com, follow us on Twitter, join us on LinkedIn or become a fan on Facebook.