Kenworth to host medium duty chassis update at The Work Truck Show

T370 Hybrid Tractor to participate in two green truck ride-and-drive sessions.

Kirkland, Wash., March 3, 2011—Kenworth Truck Co. will offer the latest information on its medium duty trucks and participate in two green truck ride-and-drive sessions during The Work Truck Show, March 7-10, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. The annual show is sponsored by the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA).

“Kenworth’s broad line of quality medium duty trucks helps to provide excellent performance and low operating cost in various customer applications,” said Doug Powell, Kenworth medium duty marketing manager, who will present a “Kenworth Chassis Update” from 3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Rooms 235 and 236 on Monday, March 7.

The informative product session will focus on product updates, including the Kenworth T270 and T370 4x4 models with factory-installed front drive axles; technical information, primarily on chassis layouts that support body builder needs; and Kenworth T270 and T370 diesel-electric hybrid trucks.

A Kenworth T370 hybrid tractor will be available at NTEA for test drives during the “Green Truck Ride and Drive” from noon to 4:30 p.m. on both Tuesday, March 8 and Wednesday, March 9. Kenworth will also display a Kenworth T370 hybrid tractor, two Kenworth T370 4x4s, and a Kenworth T440 with crane body in its booth (No. 3031) at The Work Truck Show.

Kenworth’s quality medium duty products, combined with dealer support, contributed to Kenworth receiving the 2010 J.D. Power and Associates award for “Highest in Customer Satisfaction for Medium Duty Truck Dealer Service.”

Kenworth Truck Co. is the manufacturer of The World’s Best heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids. Kenworth is cited to be the only truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products. Kenworth’s Internet home page is at

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