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 […]

Kenworth Expands Branded Merchandise Collection for 2022

The 2022 Kenworth Merchandise Collection has added more than 40 new officially-licensed merchandise items for fleets, truck operators and drivers interested in purchasing products that represent Kenworth: The World’s Best®. The featured new Kenworth items now available include five new colors (olive, blue, white, taupe and navy) of 20-ounce YETI Ramblers; The North Face Ridgewell […]

Kenworth Introduces 2021 Medium Duty Body Builder Manual

Kenworth has published a comprehensive, 132-page online body builder manual focused on Kenworth’s new medium conventional lineup ranging from Class 5 to light Class 8 models. The 2021 Kenworth Medium Duty Body Builder Manual offers detailed sections on safety and compliance, dimensions, body mounting, frame modifications, CAN Communications, electrical, power take-off (PTO), exhaust and aftertreatment, […]

First New Kenworth 52-Inch Flat Roof Sleeper Delivered To C.A.R. Transport

C.A.R. Transport recently became the first Kenworth customer to receive the new Kenworth 52-inch flat roof sleeper introduced this year. The company specified the new sleeper on a Kenworth W990 to serve its commercial auto hauler operations. Founded in 1983, C.A.R. Transport has its headquarters in Burleson, Texas, and maintains locations throughout the United States. […]

Kenworth Announces the Expansion of PACCAR Powertrain Branding

The growing lineup of PACCAR Powertrain components offered in Kenworth heavy and medium duty trucks now have a new set of names. The new naming convention is consistent for each powertrain component segment, follows a similar naming style as the PACCAR MX and PX engines, and provides cohesive PACCAR Powertrain product branding.  The PACCAR Powertrain products […]

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 […]