DAF is a global organisation with more than 85 years’ experience in vehicle engineering and manufacturing, delivering its 1,000,000th truck globally in 2015. One of the European transport industry’s major players, DAF has held significant share of the market across Europe for many years and delivers a broad product range that is also suitable for the Australian market. PACCAR Australia has been importing DAF Trucks since 1998, and delivered more than 3,500 trucks in that time.
Purpose-built to work seamlessly with the MX-13 engine, the new PACCAR 12-speed automated transmission represents a major advancement in powertrain performance, productivity, efficiency, driveability and return on investment.
For more than 50 years, PACCAR has designed and manufactured class-leading engines, delivering more than one million engines globally during this time. Providing innovative solutions and an unwavering commitment to superior customer service and support, all PACCAR engines are designed to offer the highest standards of economy, reliability and durability; they are cleaner and deliver high power and torque at low engine speeds. PACCAR’s core commitment to excellence is evident by the attention to detail through the seamless integration of systems and the use of the highest quality materials. The result is long-term value for customers of Kenworth and DAF who are seeking optimised engine performance. The outstanding quality of the range is a reflection of the years of experience PACCAR has accumulated in the development and production of its own engines.
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
DAF PRODUCTION AT PACCAR AUSTRALIA’S BAYSWATER PLANT
Coinciding with the handover last week of the 60,000th locally-manufactured Kenworth, DAF Trucks Australia (DTA) announced that some DAF trucks for the Australian market will be assembled at the PACCAR … Read More
PACCAR DEALER OF THE MONTH – GTM KENWORTH DAF SHEPPARTON – SEPTEMBER 2017
This month we showcase regional Dealership Graham Thomson Motors, situated 2 hours north of Melbourne on the Melbourne-Brisbane route and within 45 minutes of the Hume Freeway for the Melbourne-Sydney … Read More
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.
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’.
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.
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.