‘Kenworth 100 Stories’ Video Series Celebrates Close of Historic Centennial Celebration and Sets Stage for the Next 100 Years

In continuation of Kenworth’s year-long celebration of its 100th anniversary, the company launched the “Kenworth 100 Stories” video series to commemorate its legacy throughout its first 100 years.   The 100 Stories series is a collection of stories and milestones, as told by customers, partners and employees, that reflect the talents, passion, history and unique brand […]

Kenworth: 100 Years of ‘Muddy Boots’ and Engineers Behind the Wheel

When you ask Kenworth engineers about the tradition of the company, chances are they’ll tell you about “Muddy Boots.” It’s long been lore of the company – how early engineers traveled to customer sites (often logging operations in the early days) to look at Kenworth trucks from top to bottom to see how they were […]

The Koenig Family Legacy

For over 40 years, the Koenig family has been pivotal in preserving and sharing Kenworth’s rich history across North America. The late Allen ‘Al’ Koenig and his son Chris are best known for their involvement in transporting Kenworth’s history trailer exhibit for the 75th anniversary in 1998 and partnering with Kenworth to refurbish the same […]

Driving for Alabama: A Family Affair

For as long as he can remember, Josh Gentry has loved trucks. So much so that he established a career as a professional truck driver. He loves country music too and has deep roots. Josh’s dad, Teddy, is a founding member of Alabama. Today, Josh drives a Kenworth T680, hauling equipment and staging to support […]

Chip Warterfield Recalls the Early Days as a Driver for Alabama

In life, it’s sometimes “pure chance” that dictates a career path. For Chip Warterfield, growing up with the son of Alabama’s band manager paid dividends. “I was 18 and the tour needed someone to drive a van with T-shirts and other merchandise to a concert venue, so I volunteered,” he recalled. “I saw all the […]