February 12, 2008
KIRKLAND, Wash., February 12, 2008 Purchasers of certain Kenworth medium duty hybrid vehicles in the United States are eligible for a tax credit of up to $12,000, under a qualified hybrid motor vehicle credit available from the federal government.
The U.S. Department of Treasury™s heavy manufacturing and transportation group recently certified the tax incentive eligibility of both the Kenworth T370 Class 7 and Kenworth T270 Class 6 hybrid models in two applications. A $12,000 credit, the maximum for Class 7 hybrids, is available for the T370 hybrid in both utility boom and pickup and delivery vehicles when equipped with a PACCAR PX-6 engine and an Eaton hybrid system. A $6,000 credit, the maximum for Class 6 hybrids, is available for both the Kenworth T270 hybrid utility boom and pickup and delivery vehicles, also when equipped with a PACCAR PX-6 engine and an Eaton hybrid system.
These federal tax credits serve as important incentives for customers seriously considering the purchase of Kenworth medium duty hybrid trucks this year,â€ said Gary Moore, Kenworth assistant general manager for marketing and sales.
The goal for Kenworth™s medium duty hybrid