Kenworth Truck Company

Kirkland, WA 98083

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About Kenworth Truck Company

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P.O. Box 1000
10630 N.E. 38th Place
Kirkland, WA 98083
United States
http://www.kenworth.com
(425) 828-5000
(425) 828-5777

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Kenworth manufactures "The World's Best" heavy duty and medium duty trucks.

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Industry News

Walenczak promoted to Paccar VP, Kenworth GM

Jan. 9, 2024
Jim Walenczak has worked at Paccar for 13 years in various leadership roles.
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Safety & Technology

Kenworth offers new ADAS features on T680 trucks

Nov. 14, 2023
The new ADAS features included on Kenworth T680s are Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Stop and Auto Go and Highway Departure Braking to Zero.
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Equipment

Hissong Group adds full-service Kenworth dealership in Northeast Ohio

June 9, 2022
The 36,000 sq.-ft. building is situated on 7.5 acres, features 16 service bays, a 10,000 sq.-ft. parts retail display area, and a 10,000 sq.-ft. space for parts storage.
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Equipment

Kenworth Chillicothe plant initiates $45M expansion

April 18, 2022
The company held a groundbreaking ceremony to announce the start of construction on a $45 million, 105,000 sq.-ft. Test Building addition to its Class 8 truck assembly plant in...
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Emissions & Efficiency

Kenworth MD trucks add Cummins B6.7N natural gas engine

April 13, 2022
The Cummins B6.7N, a 100% natural gas engine, is now offered for new Kenworth T180, T280, and T380 trucks also specified with an aero hood and Allison automatic transmission.

Articles & News

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Emissions & Efficiency

Kenworth's electric future

Aug. 25, 2022
Speaking at Paccar headquarters, Kenworth executives outlined the company's expectations of the electric vehicle market for the coming decades, and how Kenworth's investments ...
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Technicians at Pilot Flying J Truck Care centers are ASE and TIA certified.
Shop Management

Extensive service networks to improve vehicle uptime

Aug. 17, 2020
A fleet relies on OE and third-party service providers for the maintenance and repair of its trucks to keep them on the road, so choosing the right network is crucial.
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Commercial vehicles are a major purchase for any fleet, so it is important to carefully consider all options and determine what makes the most financial sense.
Chassis, Body & Cab

Considerations for purchasing new or used trucks

June 15, 2020
The best option comes down to each fleet’s specific needs.
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The PACCAR 12-speed automated transmission found on both Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks is ideal for linehaul applications. The company says the transmission can greatly reduce maintenance needs.
Powertrain

Maintenance considerations for manual versus automated manual transmissions

May 12, 2020
To reap the benefits of an automated manual transmission, fleets need to focus on four items in the service bay: electrical system integrity, diagnostic capabilities, air quality...
Battery & Electrical

Paccar announces recalls on Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks

May 22, 2019
Paccar recently announced over 1,800 Kenworth tractors will be recalled with parking brake issues and over 5,000 Peterbilt vocational trucks are being recalled due to an electrical...
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With the ability to track the location of each unit, the dealership can plan ahead and be prepared for the arrival of each vehicle. Once the truck arrives, the dealership can provide the fleet with an estimate of time to repair within two hours.
Diagnostic & Repair

Limit unplanned and extended service calls

Oct. 10, 2018
Remote vehicle diagnostics capabilities help improve shop and vehicle service efficiency.

Videos & Resources

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Kenworth Truck Parade rolls down hometown main street

June 24, 2022
Kenworth's Class 8 trucks are assembled in Chillicothe, Ohio, and the OEM hosted a first-of-its-kind parade with more than 50 new, classic, and customized big rigs rolling through...
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Diagnostic & Repair

VIDEO: T880 Kenworth Driver Academy - Fuse Box & On Board Diagnostics

Nov. 14, 2017
Fuse box and on board diagnostics locations of the Kenworth T880.
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Chassis, Body & Cab

VIDEO: T880 Kenworth Driver Academy - Instrument Cluster Indicators

Nov. 14, 2017
Explanation of the indicators that may appear in the instrument cluster of the Kenworth T880.
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Powertrain

VIDEO: T880 Kenworth Driver Academy - DEF Tank

Nov. 14, 2017
Information on DEF tanks and warning indicators on the Kenworth T880.
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Chassis, Body & Cab

VIDEO: T880 Kenworth Driver Academy - Hood Open & Close

Nov. 14, 2017
How to open and close the hood of a Kenworth T880, including use of the hood hold open device.
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Chassis, Body & Cab

Kenworth C500 serves as prime mover to haul superloads

Aug. 9, 2017
When loads exceeding a quarter of a million pounds need to be moved, few haulers in the United States possess the kind of equipment operated by Edwards Moving and Rigging.

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Battery & Electrical

Kenworth Electrification team connects customers to EV funding assistance

Dec. 17, 2021
The initiative tracks more than 75 federal, state, county, and municipal grant and incentive programs in the U.S. and Canada, and helps customers find and secure funding assistance...
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Battery & Electrical

Kenworth launches EV technician training, certification program

Nov. 5, 2021
The seven-course curriculum offers a variety of classroom and virtual training on service systems, electrical principles, electrical systems, and more.
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Chassis, Body & Cab

New Kenworth MD models enter production in Québec

Aug. 4, 2021
The Kenworth T180 (Class 5), T280 (Class 6), T380 (Class 7), and T480 (light Class 8) are now in production at the Paccar assembly plant in Ste-Thérèse.
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Diagnostic & Repair

TruckTech+ Remote Diagnostics available on new medium-duty Kenworth models

Aug. 2, 2021
Fleets can spec a TruckTech+ Remote Diagnostics subscription on T180, T280, T380, and T480 models with Paccar PX-7 and Paccar PX-9 engines, as well as the T280, T380, and T480...
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Chassis, Body & Cab

Hendrickson HAULMAAX EX available on Kenworth Class 8 models

July 13, 2021
In addition to the increased capacity range, the suspension provides a higher site rating and maintains the same weight and durability compared to its predecessor, and utilizes...
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Chassis, Body & Cab

Kenworth adds 52-inch flat roof sleeper

May 28, 2021
With the addition of the 52” flat roof sleeper and the Kenworth AG400L rear suspension’s 6.5” ride height, the company created a combination for low roof applications available...
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Chassis, Body & Cab

Werner Enterprises takes delivery of first production Kenworth T680 Next Generation

May 25, 2021
The Kenworth T680 Next Gen provides drivers with a customizable 15” Digital Display, next generation Kenworth SmartWheel, additional ADAS, forward lighting with signature LED ...
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Powertrain

Kenworth announces expansion of PACCAR Powertrain branding

April 29, 2021
The 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...
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Chassis, Body & Cab

Kenworth introduces redesigned website

March 30, 2021
The new website features a more interactive design that includes integrated videos and information about Kenworth trucks, advanced technology, vehicle options, Kenworth dealers...