Kenworth Celebrates 100 Years in Business
Kenworth Truck Co. kicked off its yearlong celebration marking a century since Harry Kent and Edgar Worthington founded the truck manufacturer on Jan. 26, 1923, in Seattle.
Ashley Leiva, Mother and Combat Veteran, Wins Award for New Truck Drivers
WASHINGTON — A young mother from Texas who is a 15-year combat veteran won the keys to a T680 Next Generation Kenworth truck Dec. 16 after capturing the 2022 Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Class 8s With Fuel Cells Prove Mettle in Los Angeles-Area Test
Toyota Motor North America and Kenworth Truck Co., a unit of Paccar Inc., announced Class 8 fuel cell-electric vehicles are a potential zero-emission replacement for diesel-powered trucks.September 23, 2022
Kenworth Offers New TX Model Automated Transmissions
Kenworth Truck Co., a brand of Paccar Inc., announced the new Paccar TX-18 and TX-18 Pro automated transmissions for Class 8 heavy on-highway and select off-highway vocational applications are now available for order.September 12, 2022
Kenworth Constructing Test Building at Ohio Plant
Kenworth Truck Co. began construction on a $45 million, 105,000-square-foot test building addition to its Class 8 truck assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio.April 15, 2022
Kenworth Receives Its Largest Order to Date for BEVs
Kenworth Truck Co. announced it received its largest Kenworth battery-electric vehicle order placed to date. Jack Khudikyan, owner of AJR Trucking and MDB Transportation, ordered 15 Kenworth T680E and 10 Kenworth K270E battery-electric vehicles from Inland Kenworth in Montebello, Calif.February 18, 2022
Paccar Sets Stage for Pure Electric Truck Platform
Paccar is in the initial stages of designing a new Class 8 electric truck platform freed from the constraints of having a diesel powertrain and a complex exhaust system.
Kenworth Sees Electric Truck Interest Grow Rapidly
SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Paccar is pushing quickly into electric trucks, planning models that range from delivery box trucks to Class 8 tractors, including a hydrogen fuel cell version mated to an electric drivetrain.
Army Vet Jimmy Reddell Wins Kenworth T680
U.S. Army veteran Jimmy Reddell, who drives for Dallas-based Stevens Transport, is the winner of the 2021 Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award.December 20, 2021
Kenworth of Jacksonville Expands, Relocates
Kenworth of Jacksonville announced it relocated its full-service dealership to a larger, newly constructed facility to meet increasing customer demand spurred by residential and commercial growth in the greater Jacksonville, Fla., area.December 6, 2021