DAF TRUCKS

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.


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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

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

DAF TRUCKS – 90 YEARS OF INNOVATIVE TRANSPORT SOLUTIONS

On 1 April 1928, Dutch engineer Hub van Doorne started a small construction workshop in the city of Eindhoven, the Netherlands. From these humble begin-nings, DAF has evolved into a ... Read More

KENWORTH DAF MELBOURNE CROWNED DAF DEALER OF THE YEAR 2017

Kenworth DAF Melbourne has been awarded the 2017 DAF Dealer of the Year award for outstanding sales, service and support. This is the third time the dealership has been recognized … 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 – BROWN AND HURLEY KENWORTH DAF TOWNSVILLE – DECEMBER 2017

Our Dealer of the Month goes to Brown and Hurley Kenworth DAF Townsville.  We talk with Dealer Principal Tony Burton. Tony explains “Townsville is the ideal location to service both … Read More

PACCAR DEALER OF THE MONTH – BROWN AND HURLEY KENWORTH DAF DARRA – NOVEMBER 2017

This month we talk with Dealer Principal Tony Hurley of Brown and Hurley Kenworth DAF Darra – November’s PACCAR Dealer of the Month. Brown and Hurley Kenworth DAF Darra opened … 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

PACCAR DEALER OF THE MONTH – BROWN AND HURLEY KENWORTH DAF CABOOLTURE – AUGUST 2017

This month we showcase Brown and Hurley Kenworth DAF Caboolture as PACCAR Dealer of the Month. We chat with Dealer Principal, Darryl Evans. Brown and Hurley Kenworth DAF Caboolture is … Read More

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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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