Kenworth adds automatic transmissions

Kenworth has introduced new automatic transmission offerings for customers in construction and shorthaul applications with high horsepower requirements.

Customers can now order the Kenworth T800 with Allison 4000 and 4500 series transmissions when spec'd with Cummins ISX engines, not to exceed 1,650 ft.-lb.

The Allison 4000 and 4500 series transmissions offered are especially designed for rugged-duty or highway truck operators that are seeking productivity gains, durability advances, and lower cost of ownership over the life of the truck. According to Allison, the transmissions feature torque converter technology that provides seamless full power shifts, which help vehicles to work within the best duty-cycle speeds faster and more efficiently. That saves times on routes, which can lead to greater productivity and fuel efficiency.

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