Kenworth Debuts T680 Next Generation with Aurora Driver

KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 4, 2022 – Kenworth debuted a T680 Next Generation equipped with the Aurora Driver, representing the future of autonomous trucking, at the recent ATA Management Conference and Exhibition in San Diego. The truck was displayed in the Kenworth booth at the San Diego Convention Center. The prototype Kenworth T680 Next Gen provides an autonomy-enabled truck […]

Kenworth Honored as a 2022 Top Employer for Women

KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 2, 2022 –  Kenworth was honored today as a 2022 “Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation” by the Women in Trucking Association (WIT). It marks the fifth consecutive year that Kenworth has received special recognition from the organization. Nominated companies for the special recognition possess a corporate culture that supports gender diversity; provides flexibility in […]

Kenworth Enables Customers To Manage TruckTech+ Subscriptions Online

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 31, 2022 – Kenworth introduces a new convenient way for fleets and truck operators to manage their Kenworth TruckTech+®Remote Diagnostics subscriptions online through the PACCAR Solutions web portal.  By logging into PACCAR Solutions, customers can quickly and easily renew their Kenworth TruckTech+ subscriptions, manage payment options and monitor subscription expiration dates for […]

Medium Duty Kenworth Trucks Featured in Video

KIRKLAND, Wash, April 30, 2021 – Kenworth has released an exciting new introduction video highlighting the versatility of its new medium duty product line. The video offers an excellent look at Kenworth medium duty trucks in action. Filmed in an urban environment, the video highlights the customer-centric design, broad application versatility, larger driver-friendly cab and comfortable interior, […]

Kenworth Reaches Milestone 10,000th T680 Next Generation, Delivered To System Transport at 50th Anniversary Celebration

Kenworth recently delivered its 10,000th T680 Next Generation. The milestone truck was presented to System Transport at the company’s 50th anniversary celebration in Spokane, Wash. The T680 Next Generation equipped with a 76-inch mid-roof sleeper was proudly built by the employees at the Kenworth assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio.  “This is a special moment for Kenworth and […]

Kenworth Receives Clean Energy Award from Clean & Prosperous Washington

Kenworth recently received the first annual David & Patricia Giuliani Clean Energy Entrepreneur Award – presented by Washington Governor Jay Inslee on behalf of Clean & Prosperous Washington – during an event held recently at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle. The award is named for the late David Giuliani – founder of Clean & Prosperous […]

Truck Chosen and Tour Schedule Set for 2022 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 7, 2022 – A Kenworth T680 Next Generation will transport the 2022 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree from a national forest in North Carolina to Washington, D.C., with full slate of stops at community celebrations along the way.  This year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree – a 78-foot-tall red spruce – is scheduled to be harvested Nov. 2 from […]

Construction Under Way on Kenworth Plant’s $45 Million, 105,000 Square-Foot Expansion

Kenworth held a groundbreaking ceremony earlier this year to announce the start of construction on a state-of-the-art $45 million, 105,000 square-foot test building addition to its Class 8 truck assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio. Construction is now well underway. The expansion represents a nearly 17 percent increase to the 622,000 square-foot Kenworth Chillicothe plant, which […]

Lane Keeping Assist Available for Order on New Kenworth Class 8 Trucks

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 24, 2022  —  New Kenworth Class 8 T680, T880 and W990 trucks are now available for order with the optional Kenworth Lane Keeping Assist. The system was first introduced with the Kenworth T680 Next Generation in 2021. Lane Keeping Assist uses camera input to identify when the truck is departing the lane and provides […]