Kenworth News

PACCAR to Release the Allison TC10 Transmission in Peterbilt and Kenworth Chassis

PACCAR has started an engineering program with Allison Transmission to release the fully automatic Allison TC10® in the latest PACCAR models.  The TC10 transmission will be offered in Kenworth T680 and T880 and Peterbilt models 567 and 579 with both PACCAR and Cummins engines.
“We are looking forward to offering the TC10 to our Peterbilt and Kenworth customers”, said Landon Sproull, PACCAR Assistant Vice President.  “Allison’s reputation for quality and technology is well known.”
Offered with 10 forward speeds and two reverse, the TC10 uses a patented torque converter and twin counter shaft design.  It is designed for tractor configurations to optimize performance and fuel economy with uninterrupted power shifting in all ranges.
An industry leading five-year or 750,000 mile transmission system warranty is included.
PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates.  PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.  PACCAR shares are traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, symbol PCAR.  Its homepage is