Kenworth Hybrids Qualify for Tax Incentives
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.