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

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.

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.

March 19, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Kenworth Preps Hydrogen-Electric T680 for Drayage at SoCal Ports

ZECT Kenworth T680 day cab The Zero Emissions Cargo Transport, a Kenworth T680 day cab equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell, at Kenworth's Feb. 6 ride-and-drive event. (Roger Gilroy/Transport Topics)

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — Kenworth Truck Co. is wrapping up tests on a zero-emissions hydrogen-electric Class 8 truck that will be operating in drayage applications in Southern California by the end of March, company executives said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 8, 2018
Business, Equipment

Medium-Duty Kenworth Trucks Serve Canadian News Outlet

The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. is using three Kenworth Truck Co. K-Series medium-duty cabovers as mobile production trucks.

December 13, 2017