Business, Equipment

Paccar Parts Makes Chrome Options Available

Kenworth W990 Kenworth W990 by Dan Ronan/Transport Topics

Paccar Parts has made available new chrome options for the Kenworth W990 model.

May 2, 2019
Business, Equipment

Kenworth Chillicothe Plant Initiates $140 Million Expansion

Kenworth Chillicothe Plant Expansion An artist's rendering of the expansion at Kenworth's Chillicothe, Ohio, plant. The 120,000-square-foot paint facility is expected to open in 2021. (TruckPR)

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Kenworth Truck Co. on April 24 broke ground to officially start construction on a $140 million, 120,000-square-foot paint facility addition to its Class 8 truck assembly plant.

April 24, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Kenworth, Toyota Join Forces to Reduce Emissions at California Ports

Kenworth, Toyota One of the Class 8 trucks that will run using hydrogen fuel cells on display at the event. (Truck PR/Flickr)

LOS ANGELES — Kenworth Trucks joined forces with several allies April 22 in the battle against greenhouse gases, unveiling three of 10 Class 8 trucks that will run using hydrogen fuel cells developed by Toyota.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
April 23, 2019
Business, Equipment

Kenworth Offers More Engine Ratings, New Fan Clutch

Kenworth Kenworth T680 (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Kenworth Truck Co. announced the addition of two new power ratings for the 12.9-liter Paccar MX-13 engine that is available in the truck maker’s T680, T880 and W990 models.

March 25, 2019

TransPower Kenworth Expands in Valdosta, Ga.

Kenworth truck logo closeup John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Georgia truck dealership TransPower Kenworth announced its Valdosta facility relocated to a 20,000-square-foot building on 5 acres, located near Interstate 75.

February 15, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Kenworth, Toyota Partner to Develop 10 Hydrogen-Electric Trucks

Kenworth and Toyota showcased a hydrogen-electric tractor Kenworth and Toyota showcased a hydrogen-electric tractor based on Kenworth's T680 model and branded with both companies’ names at CES. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

LAS VEGAS — Kenworth Truck Co. and Toyota are collaborating to develop 10 hydrogen-electric tractors for drayage operations in the Los Angeles basin, the companies announced.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
January 10, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Outfitted Kenworth W990 to Set Off With Capitol Christmas Tree

Kenworth Truck Hauling Tree James Edward Mills/Flickr

A new Kenworth W990 has the honor of hauling the 54th U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. The approximately 3,000-mile journey to Washington will start Nov. 9.

Marissa Gamache | Online Reporter
November 6, 2018
Business, Equipment

Kenworth Touts New W990 at Las Vegas Media Event

Kenworth W990 Dan Ronan/Transport Topics

Kenworth Truck Co. introduced the W990, a new long-hood conventional Class 8 tractor.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
September 28, 2018
Business, Equipment

Kenworth Opens New Dealership in Baltimore

Kenworth display at MATS Kenworth's display at MATS. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Baltimore is the newest addition to Kenworth’s dealer network, opening Kenworth Mid Atlantic through a partnership between Tri-State Kenworth and Chesapeake Truck.

Transport Topics
September 10, 2018
Business, Equipment

Sioux City Kenworth Relocates to Larger Site

Sioux City Kenworth Sioux City Kenworth (Kenworth)

Sioux City Kenworth has moved its full-service dealership to a new building located on a major truck route in Sioux City, Iowa.

Transport Topics
August 31, 2018