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 | Features Coordinator
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.

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.

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.

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.

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 | Senior Reporter
May 1, 2018