Kenworth Truck Company

Kenworth Showcasing Vocational Truck Offering at 2014 Work Truck Show

Kenworth Truck Company will offer the latest information on its quality diesel and natural gas work trucks and participate in green truck ride-and-drive sessions during the Green Truck Summit and The Work Truck Show March 4-8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. The annual event is sponsored by the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA).

Doug Powell, Kenworth medium duty marketing manager, will present a “Kenworth Chassis Update” from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Thursday, March 6. The informative product session will focus on the Kenworth T270 and T370 conventionals, K270 and K370 cabovers, T440 compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles, and T880 Class 8 vocational trucks. Participants also will gain insights into vocation-specific options to help optimize body and equipment installation and designs.

In its booth (No. 1403), Kenworth will display a K270 cabover, T370 diesel-electric hybrid,  T370 utility truck with PACCAR PX-7 engine, T440 with ISL G CNG configuration, T440 Extended Day Cab dump with PACCAR PX-9 engine, and new T880 dump and T880 chassis – both equipped with the PACCAR MX-13 engine.

During the show’s Green Truck Summit, Kenworth’s Andy Douglas, national sales manager for specialty markets, will participate in a OEM forum on “The Future of Sustainability for Work Trucks” Wednesday March 5 from 8:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Douglas also will offer a “Kenworth Update on Alternative Fuel Options” from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. March 5. A Kenworth T800 short hood CNG-powered truck with a Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine will participate in the event’s Green Ride and Drive from noon to 4:30 p.m. on both March 5 and 6.

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