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February 7, 2018

Kenworth Offers Sneak Peek at Zero-Emissions Transport Truck

Kenworth's latest green initiative, the Zero Emissions Cargo Transport (ZECT), is a hydrogen fuel cell powered battery-electric vehicle, capable at this point of about 100 miles of travel fully loaded. Equipment Editor Jim Park got to take the truck for a spin.

September 11, 2017

Kenworth Joins SuperTruck II Project

Kenworth has announced that it will participate in the Department of Energy’s SuperTruck II program, collaborating closely with the Paccar Technical Center and DAF Trucks, a subsidiary of Paccar, to develop fuel efficient technologies.

July 5, 2017

Kenworth Offers ISL G Natural Gas Engine on T680, T880

Kenworth’s T680 on-highway flagship and T880 and T880S vocational trucks are now available for order with the Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero NOx emissions natural-gas engine.

May 2, 2017

Kenworth Developing Hydrogen Fuel Cell T680

Kenworth announced that it is developing a prototype hydrogen fuel cell version of the T680 day cab for drayage tractor operation at Southern California ports.

March 18, 2016

TruStar to Build UPS CNG Fueling Stations

UPS has awarded a contract to TruStar Energy to build and maintain 12 new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations for the delivery company, TruStar has announced.

November 12, 2015

Kane Orders 30 Clean Diesel Kenworth T680 Trucks

Third-party logistics company Kane Is Able is expanding its fleet with the purchase of 30 Kenworth T680 trucks with the Paccar MX-13 engine.

July 23, 2015

Kenworth Plant Earns Top Workplace Award

Kenworth's assembly plant in Renton, Wash., recently earned a 2015 Best Workplace for Waste Prevention and Recycling Award from the King County (Wash.) Solid Waste Division for exceptional efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle.

June 24, 2015

Paccar, Crane Carrier Recall Trucks for Engine Repair

Cummins service centers will perform the necessary repairs on various truck models to address an engine cooling issue that poses a fire risk.

August 21, 2014

Kenworth T880 Adds Natural Gas Option

Kenworth has announced a natural gas option for its T880 vocational truck. The factory-installed option is a Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine putting out 400 horsepower and 1,450 pounds-feet of torque.

August 11, 2014

Blu., Interstate Distributors Agree to LNG Truck Pact

Tacoma, Wash.-based Interstate Distributor Co. has signed an agreement to deploy 10 liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled trucks.

August 30, 2013

Green Fleet Conference Adds Panel on Truck Maker Green Truck Plans

The 2013 Green Fleet Conference adds panel of truck maker representatives to discuss greenhouse gas and fuel economy regulations.

May 15, 2013

Daylight Foods Adds Diesel Electric Hybrid Trucks to Fleet

Food distribution company Daylight Foods has added eight Class 6 Kenworth T370 diesel-electric hybrid trucks to its fleet, with the new vehicles replacing older models.

August 15, 2012

OEMs Talk Green Truck Products & Technologies

TORRANCE, CA – What can fleet managers expect from the next generation of light- and medium-duty trucks? Find out at the truck OEM panel discussion on Oct. 2.

December 20, 2011

Kenworth Offers Advice on Adding Natural Gas Trucks to Fleet

KIRKLAND, WA – Kenworth Truck Co., a leading manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty trucks, has issued a press release offering advice to fleet managers considering the purchase of natural gas-powered trucks.

December 19, 2011

Hybrid Truck Project Launches in Southern Calif.

DIAMOND BAR, CA -- The South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) is now working with Volvo, Capstone Turbine Corp. and Kenworth Truck Co. on a new commercial hybrid truck project. In November, AQMD approved $1.56 million to develop and demonstrate two hybrid trucks in partnership with the truck manufacturers.

May 23, 2011

C.R. England to Lease LNG-Powered Tractors from PACCAR

BELLEVUE, WA -- C.R. England Dedicated and PACCAR Leasing Co. (PacLease) have entered into a full-service lease agreement on new Kenworth T800 tandem axle day cab tractors powered with the Westport GX 15-liter LNG engine.

November 17, 2010

American Truck Dealers Association Speaks Out on Fuel Economy Rules

CHICAGO - At a hearing Nov. 15 on a proposal to establish first-ever fuel economy rules for commercial and work trucks and engines, the chairman of the American Truck Dealers (ATD) urged federal regulators to ensure that any new mandates are "appropriate, cost-effective and technologically feasible."

June 17, 2010

NYC Parks Dept. Deploys Hybrid Trucks

NEW YORK CITY - The New York City (NYC) Parks Department is working to green its fleet as part of a citywide goal to curb carbon dioxide by 30 percent by the year 2017.

March 31, 2010

Kenworth Enhances Hybrid Packaging for 2010, Adds New Inverter Design

ST. LOUIS - Kenworth Truck Company has enhanced its best in class componentry packaging for its T270 Class 6 and T370 Class 7 diesel-electric hybrid models and also added a new inverter design for 2010.

February 24, 2010

Hybrid Truck Brings Savings to California Food Bank

SANTA CLARA & SAN MATEO, CA - When Second Harvest Food Bank delivers fresh fruits and vegetables with its new Kenworth diesel-electric hybrid tractor, expected fuel savings could enable the food bank to provide an additional 14,000 meals annually.

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