Kenworth Readies Production for Cummins X15N

May 17, 2024
Production slated to begin by third quarter of this year.

Kenworth will begin production of its Kenworth T680 and T880 models specified with the new Cummins X15N natural gas engine in the third quarter of 2024. 

The Cummins X15N, powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) or Liquified Natural Gas (LNG), is a 15-liter natural gas engine that delivers diesel-like power, range, and performance, according to the company.

The X15N produces between 400-500 hp with up to 1,850 lb.-ft. of torque and is compatible with Eaton Cummins Endurant and Allison Transmissions. 

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