Kenworth used the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in January to display its zero-emission T680 day cab equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell. The vehicle is part of the Zero Emission Cargo Transport (ZECT) demonstration project managed through Southern California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD). The company is also working on a natural gas engine project. Read more »
Kenworth’s T680 on-highway flagship and T880 and T880S vocational trucks are now available for order with the Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero NOx emissions natural gas engine. “The Kenworth T680 and T880 specified with the ISL G Near Zero emissions engine are ideal for regional haul, vocational and refuse fleets focused on decreasing their environmental impact and reducing operating costs,” said Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director. Read more »
Kenworth Truck Company is developing a prototype series hybrid-electric T680 day cab designed to produce near-zero-emissions. The truck will use the currently available Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero NOx engine fueled by compressed natural gas (CNG) to generate electrical power. Initial track and road testing is expected to start in the fourth quarter. Four more hybrid day cab prototypes will follow in 2018. Read more »
Kenworth is showcasing a new T880S mixer – its first truck equipped with the Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero emissions engine – in partnership with CalPortland and McNeilus at this week’s Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach, California. Also on display is a Kenworth T680 with a Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine operated by Matheson Postal Services, a division of Matheson Trucking in Sacramento. Read more »
U.S. heavy- and medium-duty truck manufacturer Kenworth is now offering the Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero NOx emissions natural gas engine for the Kenworth T680 and T880. The new ISL G Near Zero is also compatible with renewable natural gas (RNG) which allows for even further reductions in GHG emissions. Read more »
Kenworth, a medium and heavy duty truck manufacturer based in Kirkland, Washington, is the recipient of U.S. government grants for low emissions projects that will include a proof-of-concept CNG hybrid Kenworth T680 Day Cab, targeted for use as a drayage tractor in Southern California ports. Read more »
Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. has delivered its initial 21″ diameter Q-Lite® tank systems that were developed under a commercial alliance with Mainstay Fuel Technologies announced in September 2014. The systems incorporate Quantum’s light weight storage tanks and are being delivered directly to a major transportation company and to fleet customers through Quantum’s relationship with Kenworth and their dealership network.