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
Business, Technology, Fuel

Kenworth Celebrates Plant Anniversary, Offers Near-Zero Natural Gas Engine

Kenworth T680 The Kenworth T680 is among models available for order with the Cummins Westport ISX12N near-zero NOx emissions natural gas engine. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Kenworth Truck Co. announced a major milestone at its Renton, Wash., truck plant, and the availability of the Cummins Westport ISX12N Near Zero natural gas engine in certain models.

Transport Topics
August 24, 2018
Business, Equipment, Safety

Kenworth Makes Bendix Brakes, Predictive Cruise Control Standard on T680

Kenworth T680 A Kenworth T680 at a trucking trade show this year. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Kenworth Truck Co. announced two features are now standard on its flagship T680 on-highway truck.

Transport Topics
June 29, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Kenworth Displays T680 Hybrid-Electric Tractor

Kenworth TruckPR/Flickr

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Kenworth Truck Co. unveiled for the first time a prototype T680 tractor equipped with a parallel hybrid-electric propulsion system that is part of California’s Hybrid Electric Cargo Transport demonstration project.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
May 1, 2018

Performance Truck Expands Kenworth Dealership

Kenworth Performance Victoria, Texas Kenworth Truck Co.

Performance Truck has moved its full-service Kenworth location in Victoria, Texas, to a newly renovated building that is more than double the size of the dealership’s previous store.

Transport Topics
April 9, 2018
Business, Equipment

Kenworth T680 Adds Integrated Powertrain Option

Frank Deanrdo/Flickr

Kenworth Truck Co. announced that its T680 on-highway flagship Class 8 is now available for order for the first time with the combination of the Paccar MX-11 engine and the new Paccar automated transmission.

Transport Topics
March 19, 2018