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 and are now locally assembling the CF85.510 prime mover at the Bayswater, Victoria facility. Genuine Kenworth and DAF parts as well as aftermarket TRP 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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ONE HUNDRED KILOMETRES IN A STUDENT-DESIGNED BILLY CART

On Sunday 8 September, PACCAR Australia and Heathmont Secondary College are teaming up for the Rotary Club of Maroondah’s Billy Cart Marathon. The six-hour relay race will take place at … Read More

NEUROSURGERY – IMPACT OF CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY

The Royal Melbourne Hospital Department of Neurosurgery is at the forefront of brain tumour treatment and complex surgeries in Australia. It is a leading centre for brain cancer and cerebrovascular, … Read More

HEART OF AUSTRALIA TO RECEIVE $12 MILLION FUNDING

Heart of Australia launched their first truck in October 2015 with the support of PACCAR Australia. The Kenworth K200 hauls the 19 metre customised trailer and it has since been … Read More

BMG KENWORTH DAF MOUNT GAMBIER HONOURED AS DAF DEALER OF THE YEAR 2018

BMG Kenworth DAF Mt Gambier has been awarded the 2018 DAF Dealer of the Year award, presented at PACCAR’s annual dealer event, held in Queenstown New Zealand. Andrew Hadjikakou, Managing … Read More

NEW ZEALAND’S SOUTHPAC TRUCKS WINS KENWORTH DEALER OF THE YEAR 2018

For a second consecutive year and against a field of more than 25 dealers across Australasia, New Zealand’s Southpac Trucks has been awarded Kenworth Dealer of the Year. The prestigious … Read More

GROUND-BREAKING MONTH AT PACCAR AUSTRALIA

On Friday January 25, PACCAR Australia held a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the beginning of the Bayswater plant expansion. The expansion was first announced at the DAF Australian assembly launch in … Read More

RUNNING ON EMPTY

Stockfeed and pet food supply specialist, Eastern Distributors was given an MX-13 PACCAR engine in a Kenworth T409 to evaluate, for a week. Four years later they haven’t looked back. … Read More

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



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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