Zero emissions Kenworth T680E battery electric vehicle debuts at 2022 CES in Las Vegas

In Kenworth, News1 MinutesBy NZ Trucking magazineJanuary 11, 2022

The zero emissions Kenworth T680E battery electric vehicle has made its debut at CES 2022.

Designed for pickup and delivery, regional haul and drayage applications, the Kenworth T680E is available as a day cab as either a tractor or straight truck in a 6×4 axle configuration.

The model is offered in a 37,194kg gross vehicle weight rating. The T680E is equipped with 400kW (396hp) continuous power and up to 499kW (670hp) peak power and 2200Nm of torque and has a top speed of 104.6kph.

The zero emissions T680E has an estimated operating range of 241km.

Kevin Baney, Kenworth general manager and PACCAR vice president, said Kenworth is leading the way in zero emissions solutions.

“The Kenworth T680E builds upon Kenworth’s excellent heritage of providing fleets and truck operators with outstanding and productive trucks driven by quality, innovation and technology,” he said.

“The new Kenworth T680E provides our customers with a true, zero emissions solution that will help to achieve their own green program objectives.”