PACCAR AUSTRALIA

PACCAR Australia is a subsidiary of PACCAR Inc., a technology company that manufactures premium commercial vehicles sold around the world under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF brands. PACCAR Australia comprises Kenworth, DAF, PACCAR Parts, PACCAR Financial and PacLease. Kenworth trucks are designed, engineered and manufactured in Australia to meet the world’s toughest applications and is the heavy duty market leader. PACCAR Australia imports DAF trucks, one of Europe’s leading brands of medium and heavy duty trucks. Aftermarket parts and financial support, including rental and leasing options, are also available through our extensive and always-growing dealership network across Australasia – with dealerships located in every state and territory, as well as New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.


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VICTORIAN MANUFACTURING SHOWCASE 2018

On 12th September, PACCAR Australian attended the 5th Annual Victorian Manufacturing Showcase in the Kardinia Park precinct in Geelong where more than 40 innovative Australian companies in manufacturing, food and … Read More

PACCAR AUSTRALIA BRINGS TOGETHER COMBINED SUPPORT FOR THE NATIONAL DROUGHT APPEAL SUPPORTING FARMING FAMILIES ACROSS AUSTRALIA

PACCAR Australia is proud to have helped bring together a group of supporters to assist those who are seriously affected by the drought.   We are grateful to the Dealers … Read More

GIRLS NIGHT IN

PACCAR Australia is thrilled to have hosted an event on the 10th of October as part of Cancer Council’s Girls Night In campaign. To kick the night off, the group … Read More

BAYSWATER FACILITY EXPANSION

PACCAR Australia is excited to announce the Bayswater Plant will be implementing major changes over the next three years to extend its production facilities. Changes include a 1500 metre factory … Read More

PACCAR AUSTRALIA WINS LARGE EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR 2018

At the recent Australian Training Awards at the Sydney International Convention Centre PACCAR Australia was recognised as the Large Employer of the Year for 2018. In accepting the award at … Read More

KENWORTH LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

PACCAR Australia is proud to announce the launch of the new Kenworth website. With a fresh new look and improved functionality, the website has been designed to offer simple navigation … Read More

PACCAR AUSTRALIA WINS EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR

L to R The Hon Ben Carroll MP, Minister for Industry and Employment, presents the Victorian Training Awards Employer of the Year to Tom Cooper, Operations Director, PACCAR Australia.   … Read More

DAF AUSTRALIAN PRODUCTION LAUNCH

PACCAR Australia managing director, Andrew Hadjikakou, officially presented the first locally-produced DAF CF85 prime mover to long-term supporters of DAF Trucks Australia, Cahill Transport. The historic event took place at … Read More

REVEGETATION AT PACCAR AUSTRALIA

PACCAR Australia has always taken its environmental impact seriously, and is constantly implementing new ways to help the environment and community. We take pride in the land we are situated … Read More

PACCAR SUPPORTS CANCER COUNCIL

In 2018, PACCAR Australia partnered with Cancer Council to focus some of our community and charity efforts through one national organisation. This concentrated approach provides the extended PACCAR Australia family … Read More

PACCAR WINS MANUFACTURING HALL OF FAME AWARD

PACCAR Australia has been awarded the 2018 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Award for Leadership in Workforce Skills. PACCAR Australia was inducted into the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame in … Read More

HEART OF AUSTRALIA LAUNCHES HEART 2

Heart of Australia was founded by Dr Rolf Gomes, a cardiologist from Queensland, in 2015. His idea was to create a mobile health unit to bring high-level specialist medical services … Read More



Careers

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A vibrant and exciting business, PACCAR Australia offers great opportunities for long and successful careers. Starting with a comprehensive induction program, the range of paths our employees can take is extensive. The benefits of working at PACCAR Australia include wide-ranging training options, on-site cafe, free parking and opportunities for advancement in all areas of the business.



History

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In 1905 William Pigott Snr founded Seattle Car MFg Co, which later merged with Twohy Brothers to become Pacific Car and Foundry Company. More than 110 years later PACCAR Inc. is now one of the world’s largest companies with more than 23,000 employees, and multiple manufacturing sites and offices around the world. PACCAR was recognised as a technology leader in InformationWeek magazine’s ‘2015 Elite 100 Companies’.


Network

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The PACCAR dealer network for Kenworth and DAF trucks is one of the strongest in Australia, comprising factory-trained, experienced technicians who have access to modern facilities, diagnostic equipment and specialist tooling. Offering a wide range of services from truck cleaning to total overhauls, your local Kenworth and DAF dealership has the specialist equipment, skills and expertise to look after you and your truck.


Engines

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All PACCAR engines are designed to offer the highest standards of economy, reliability and durability.  PACCAR Engines are cleaner and deliver high power and torque at low engine speeds. The outstanding quality of the current range of PACCAR engines is a reflection of over 50 years experience that PACCAR  has accumulated in the development and production of its own engines.


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