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Kenworth semi-truck

Kenworth is an American truck producer company. It makes medium and heavy duty class 8 trucks.[1] The company used to also make school buses and transit buses.

The company was founded in 1923 as the successor to Gersix Motor Company. It is headquartered in the Seattle suburb of Kirkland, Washington.

The history of Kenworth begins in 1912 when was founded the company Gerlinger Motors in Portland, Oregon. It worked first as a dearship company owned by brothers Gerlingers.

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  1. "Kenworth". Kenworth. Retrieved January 6, 2015.