Kenworth Brochure Features Low Emissions Solution

August 11, 2010

The new Kenworth T800 Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) truck brochure featuring Kenworth’s latest low emissions solution is now available from Kenworth dealers in the United States and Canada.

A typical Class 8 LNG truck may reduce nitrogen oxide (NOx) and greenhouse gas emissions by up to 33 percent and 20 percent, respectively, compared to a diesel-fueled truck. The cleaner-burning LNG fuel typically costs about $1 per gallon less than the diesel equivalent fuel.  

Kenworth is the first heavy duty truck manufacturer to offer an LNG fuel system based on the Cummins ISX platform as a factory-installed option, providing optimum system integration. The Kenworth T800’s LNG-fueled engine provides up to 450 hp and 1,650 lb-ft of torque and offers outstanding performance and efficiency. The T800 offers manual transmission options, a large dash-mounted display to monitor the LNG level, and certification from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB). Kenworth is now taking orders for T800 LNG trucks.

         
 

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