Green Trucking Company
Kenworth Truck Co. has received the 2010 Green Manufacturing Award in the large company category by the Association of Washington Business.
This award recognizes Kenworth’s commitment to providing environmentally friendly solutions to the commercial vehicle industry. Some of the company’s solutions include aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids. Many of Kenworth’s products offer 30 to 50 percent improvements in fuel efficiency and up to 20 percent reductions in greenhouse gasses.
Kenworth has also committed to build Class 8 trucks in an environmentally sustainable manner.
“Kenworth is pleased to receive the Green Manufacturing Award from the Association of Washington Business in recognition of our extensive environmental efforts at the Kenworth – Renton plant and throughout the company,” Bill Kozek, Kenworth general manager and PACCAR vice president, said. “Kenworth continues to be an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help customers enhance fuel efficiency and reduce emissions.”
Additionally, Kenworth was selected to participate in the Northwest Energy Management Demonstration Project. Through this project, Kenworth is providing advising on energy standards for manufacturing plants.