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The Kenworth trucks company begins its life journey in 1923 and receives the name Ken - Worth, in honor of its founders Edgar Worthington and Harry Kent.
A year later, several Kenworth offices open at once in Seattle.
During 1924, Kenworth sells 80 trucks, and a year later it reaches the level of sales of up to 2 units per week.
In 1929, at the general meeting of shareholders, Harry Kent is elected president.
The plant consistently produces 3 tractors per week.
The growth of production requires the expansion of production areas.
A new plant is under construction in Seattle.
In the early 1930s, the Great Depression had a negative impact on the entire transportation market.
Truck production drops to almost nothing, and the company is unable to pay interest on loans taken out. Kenworth is urgently looking for moves to keep production going and weather the tough times.
In 1932, Kenworth received a government order for the production of fire engines.
In 1933, Kenworth becomes the first American manufacturer to mass-produce diesel engines in its vehicles.
Trucks Kenworth immediately become the leader in sales, since diesel fuel was much cheaper than gasoline.
In the same year, in the 33rd year, by special order, the world's first tractor with a Slipper Box, a sleeping compartment for the driver, was produced and sold in Washington.
In 1935, a new law comes into force in America, setting severe limits on the weight and size of trucks.
Kenworth engineers develop and actively introduce new components and components into the design. A lightweight aluminum cab and hood are being created.
This period is marked by the creation of hydraulic brakes, spring suspension and 6x6 wheel arrangement.
Following the production trends of its competitors, Kenworth built the "bubble-nose" model in 1936, the prototype of the modern cab-over-engine variant. But this model did not become popular.
When the US enters WWII, Kenworth reconfigures its lines for the needs of the army and produces 430 4-ton M-1 "Wreckers" trucks equipped with winches, cranes, gas welding accessories.
In 1944, Kenworth Motor Truck Company was bought by Paccar.
Today, Kenworth's flagship products are heavy trucks and tractor units, renowned for their superior quality, performance and legendary durability.
For the North American and European markets, these American trucks are produced by factories in the USA and Mexico.
In 2004, the Kenworth company assembled 40.5 thousand heavy vehicles at all its plants.
The Kenworth program consists of 6 bonnet families, which are the most prestigious and high-quality class 8 trucks.
Among them are the Kenworth T600, T800 and T2000 series with modern aerodynamic shapes, spacious and comfortable living quarters, as well as the classic W900 range with traditional rectangular outlines, celebrating its 50th anniversary.
The most technically advanced machine is the American Kenworth T2000 series tractor, which appeared in 1996.