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 […]

Kenworth’s Renton Plant Delivers T680E Battery Electric Truck to King County

RENTON, Wash., June 9, 2022 – King County, Washington state’s most populous county with more than 2.2 million residents, received a first look at its new Kenworth T680E battery electric vehicle today at the Kenworth Renton manufacturing plant.  A special ceremony featured King County Executive Dow Constantine; Pat McLaughlin, King County Solid Waste Division director; […]

Hissong Group Adds Full-Service Kenworth Dealership Near Cleveland 

SHEFFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio, June 7, 2022 – Hissong Group, Inc., offers expanded support to fleets and truck operators in the greater Cleveland market with the addition of its new Kenworth of Cleveland full-service dealership at 4850 Transportation Drive in Sheffield Village, Ohio, located about 25 miles west of downtown Cleveland. The 36,000 square-foot building is […]

Hardy Brothers Trucking To Haul 2022 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

Hardy Brothers Trucking will help spread hope and joy to the nation this holiday as they transport the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree from the national forests in North Carolina to Washington, D.C. Hardy Brothers Trucking was selected as the hauler for this year’s tree at the recommendation of Kenworth Truck Company and based on industry reputation, according […]

Transport Bourassa Gets First Look at its Kenworth T680E Electric Trucks

RENTON, Wash., June 27, 2022 – Transport Bourassa recently received a first look at its two new Kenworth T680E battery electric vehicles at a special ceremony held at the Kenworth Renton manufacturing plant. Transport Bourassa, a leading provider of less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation serves customers in Quebec, Ontario and the U.S. The Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec-based company will […]

GreatWest Kenworth Opens Parts and Service Dealership in Balzac, Alberta

BALZAC, Alberta, August 3, 2022 – GreatWest Kenworth recently opened a new parts and service dealership in Balzac, Alberta to support fleets and truck operators serving the greater Calgary and Airdrie markets. Balzac is located about 24 kilometers north from Calgary and 10 kilometers south of Airdrie.  The newly constructed 32,000 square-foot dealership is on […]

New PACCAR TX-18 and TX-18 Pro Automated Transmissions Now Available

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 15, 2022 – Kenworth announced that the new PACCAR TX-18 and PACCAR TX-18 Pro automated transmissions for Class 8 heavy on-highway and select off-highway vocational applications are now available for order. Both 18-speed transmissions build upon the efficiency of the PACCAR TX-12, which was designed to be the most efficient on-highway automated transmission. The PACCAR TX-18 offers additional capability for heavy on-highway use […]

Kenworth Introduces Online 2022 Medium Duty Body Builder Manual

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 29, 2022– Kenworth has published a comprehensive, 152-page online body builder manual focused on Kenworth’s medium duty conventional lineup ranging from Class 5 to light Class 8 models. The 2022 Kenworth Medium Duty Body Builder Manual features a clean, easy to read format with new click-to-go links to speed spec’ing choices. The […]