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 in 2018, local assembly of the CF85.510 prime mover commenced at their manufacturing facility in Bayswater, Victoria. PACCAR Australia has delivered more than 4,000 DAF trucks in that time.
A NEW HOPE
Some design tweaks combined with significant engineering advances make the Euro 6 DAF XF an exciting addition to PACCAR’s Australian offering. Already a strong seller and multi-award winner in Europe … Read More
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
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.