Kenworth adds PeopleNet pre-wire option

Nov. 11, 2012

Kenworth Truck Co. has added a PeopleNet pre-wire option on its Class 8 T660, T800 and W900 models. The pre-wire option includes an adaptor for J1939 to communicate to J1708. It is available with all versions of the display units, Kenworth said.

PeopleNet systems include automatic vehicle location, lane departure notification, onboard event recording, remote vehicle shutdown, speed monitoring, and vehicle management.

The new pre-wire option also includes the harness, antenna and roof bracket. The connector locations are located on the left-hand sleeper tool box on Kenworth Aerodyne sleepers and behind the right-hand side of the driver seat on day cabs, extended day cabs and modular sleepers.

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