Business, Technology, Equipment

Kenworth T680 Next Generation Earns EPA SmartWay Designation

Kenworth T680 Next Gen truck Kenworth T680 Next Generation model. (Truck PR via Flickr)

One of Kenworth Truck Co.’s new models received a government designation certifying its energy efficiency and reduced emissions, the original equipment manufacturer announced Aug. 5.

August 9, 2021
Business, Equipment

Kenworth Now Offers Haulmaax EX Suspension

Haulmaax EX

Kenworth Truck Co. announced it now offers the Hendrickson Haulmaax EX suspension as an option for its Kenworth T880, W990, T680 and T480 vocational models.

July 12, 2021
Business, Equipment

Kenworth Introduces 52-Inch Flat Roof Sleeper

Kenworth 52-inch flat-top roof sleeper A Kenworth W990 with a 52-inch flat roof sleeper is shown after coming off the line at the Kenworth Chillicothe plant. (Kenworth Truck Co.)

Kenworth Truck Co. announced a 52-inch flat roof sleeper intended for Class 8 crane, pump, car hauler and other applications that may require a low roof.

May 28, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

Kenworth Launches New Medium-Duty Product Lineup

Kenworth T280 A box van like this 26-foot demonstrator will likely prove popular. (Kenworth Truck Co.)

PHOENIX — After a model life of nearly 30 years, Kenworth is updating its Class 5 medium-duty vehicles through Class 8, with the introduction of four all-new models: the T180, T280, T380 and T480.

Steve Sturgess | Special to Transport Topics
April 5, 2021
Business, Equipment

Kenworth Montreal Group Adds Full-Service Dealership

Kenworth Montreal location in Mirabel, Quebec Kenworth Montreal Group's site in Mirabel, Quebec, features 15 service bays. (

Kenworth Montreal Group has opened full-service location in Mirabel, Quebec, to keep up with a growing local economy and the service needs of customers.

April 2, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

Kenworth Shows Off Aerodynamics of T680 Next Gen

Kenworth T680 Side view shows the tandem fairings and polished wheel covers. Remodeled steps are more stair-like. (Steve Sturgess for Transport Topics)

RENTON, Wash. — Kenworth Truck Co. spotlighted the aerodynamic and interior upgrades to its T680 Next Gen Class 8 during a small media event that began at its proving grounds here, then shifted to a 40-mile test drive during which both the day cab and highway models were on hand.

Steve Sturgess | Special to Transport Topics
March 22, 2021

Kenworth Medium-Duty Electric Trucks Eligible for CARB Incentive

Kenworth A Kenworth K270E. (Kenworth Truck Co.)

Kenworth Truck Co. announced its new Kenworth K270E Class 6 and K370E Class 7 battery-electric vehicles qualify for an $85,000 voucher incentive available to qualifying California purchasers from the California Air Resources Board.

March 1, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

Kenworth Introduces Next Generation of T680

new Kenworth T680 Kenworth Truck Co. has introduced the next generation of its T680. (TruckPR via Flickr)

Kenworth Truck Co. has introduced the next generation of its T680 on-highway model, which it describes as the most aerodynamic longhaul truck it has ever built.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 12, 2021
Business, Equipment

Paccar Q4 Earnings, Revenue Drop

Paccar electric vehicles (MAGROUND GmbH)

Paccar Inc. posted lower fourth-quarter net income and revenue while achieving record quarterly parts revenue and notching its record market share for medium-duty vehicles sold in the U.S. and Canada.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 26, 2021
Business, Equipment

Rihm Kenworth Expands in Minnesota

Kenworth grille John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Rihm Kenworth, a longtime truck dealership in Minnesota, relocated in Albert Lea to a new facility off Interstate 35 to meet the growing demand for trucks, parts and services.

December 22, 2020