Kenworth Launches New Medium Duty Product Lineup

Kenworth has introduced a comprehensive new medium duty conventional truck lineup ranging from Class 5 to light Class 8. The announcement came during a recent major virtual product reveal.  The new models are the Kenworth T180 (Class 5), Kenworth T280 (Class 6), Kenworth T380 (Class 7), and Kenworth T480 (light Class 8). In addition, for […]

Kenworth C500 Now Available with Bendix ESP System

Kenworth recently announced that the Bendix® ESP® Electronic Stability Program is now available as an option for the Kenworth C500.  The Kenworth C500 is Kenworth’s largest workhorse truck with a GCWR up to 500,000 pounds. It can be used for a variety of tough off-road and heavy-haul applications.  The Bendix stability system for the Kenworth […]

Kenworth Makes New 15-Inch Digital Display System Standard for T880 and W990

Kenworth announced that it will offer the new 15-inch Digital Display system as standard equipment on Kenworth T880 and W990 models. The fully digital, high-definition Digital Display is already standard on the recently launched Kenworth T680 Next Generation. Kenworth’s Digital Display provides a significant level of customization and dynamic information content. The design is highly […]

PACCAR TX-8 Automatic Transmission Standard on New Kenworth Medium Duty Line

Kenworth has announced that the new PACCAR TX-8 automatic transmission is standard on the Kenworth T180, T280, T380 and T480 medium duty models. The robust, yet lightweight 8-speed transmission serves a wide range of applications from pickup and delivery to utility service and a variety of vocational applications. When matched to the PACCAR PX-7 or […]

New Kenworth Medium Duty Trucks Feature Larger, Driver-Friendly Cab

Kenworth’s new medium duty trucks feature an array of in-cab enhancements including increased cabin space, a completely re-designed interior, and driver control technologies to enhance the in-cab experience for Kenworth customers.  “Our goal was to re-design the cab to broadly support the wide variety of applications employed by our customers who operate Kenworth medium duty […]

New Kenworth Medium Duty Trucks: Versatility is its Calling Card

A new wider cab combined with new hood designs and a shorter and lower cab position, means more versatility, productivity and comfort for Kenworth medium duty truck owners.  “The new medium duty line ranges from Class 5 to light Class 8. The wider 2.1-meter cab gives our customers more room inside the truck. This allows […]

New Kenworth Medium Duty Trucks: Customer-Centric

For the design team at Kenworth, the central question prior to beginning a project, is “why?”, according to Jonathan Duncan, Kenworth design director. “We always must have a clear vision of what we want a Kenworth truck to be and how we can improve upon the current models. We knew we already had a great […]

Kenworth’s New Medium Duty Lineup Receives High Praise from First Recipients

Anticipation for Kenworth’s new medium duty conventional truck lineup has grown steadily among Kenworth customers. The wait is over.  “I was fortunate to be one of several Kenworth customers to provide feedback to Kenworth engineers during the design and development stages for Kenworth’s newest medium duty models,” said Jeff Twohig, Badger Liquor fleet manager. “I […]

Kenworth Awarded New 4-Year Cooperative Government Purchasing Contract with Sourcewell

New Kenworth K270E and K370E Battery-Electric Vehicles Available under the Contract Kenworth Truck Company has won a new, 4-year Cooperative Government Purchasing Contract with Sourcewell. The cooperative contract (060920-KTC) expands sales opportunities for new Kenworth Class 5-8 chassis to more than 77,000 Sourcewell members throughout the United States and Canada. “Our new Sourcewell contract offers […]