Like its new T680E, Kenworth announced Monday its K270E Class 6 and K370E Class 7 battery electric vehicles qualify for a $85,000 voucher incentive available to qualifying California purchasers from the California Air Resources Board (CARB).
Kenworth says the significant financial incentive is offered through the 2021 CARB Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP).
The Kenworth K270E and K370E battery electric vehicles offer direct-drive motors rated at 355 hp for the K270E and 469 hp for the K370E. The electric powertrain is available with high-density battery packs of 141kWh and 282kWh that deliver up to 100 and 200-mile range, respectively.
Kenworth says its new models utilize a DC fast-charging system capable of fast re-charge in as quick as one-hour, which make the Kenworth K270E and K370E cabovers ideal for local pickup and delivery, as well as short regional haul operations. End-of-shift and overnight AC charging is also offered.
To receive a voucher, Kenworth says vehicle purchasers and participating dealers must meet all applicable project requirements identified in the HVIP Implementation Manual.