70000th Kenworth
The 70,000th Australian Kenworth is built. The T659 was presented to Jim (JJ) Hurley from The Brown and Hurley Group.
KW 50 years manufacturing in Australia 1971-2021

PACCAR Australia celebrates 50 years of local manufacturing.

DAF Euro 6 models are introduced in Australia.

Construction of the Bayswater, Australia plant expansion commences with a ‘breaking ground’ ceremony.

The Bayswater, Australia plant becomes the 5th PACCAR facility to assemble DAF trucks.

The 60,000th Australian Kenworth is built. The T610SAR was presented to Wickham Freightlines.

PACCAR Launches its Silicon Valley Innovation Center.

The Center will coordinate next-generation product development and identify emerging technologies that will benefit future vehicle performance.

DAF Trucks N.V. celebrated its 20th anniversary as a PACCAR company, strengthened its position as a global commercial vehicle manufacturer, increased its European market share in the 16+ tonne segment to 15.5 percent and further expanded into emerging markets.

PACCAR is expanding its range of PACCAR engines in North America with the introduction of the PACCAR MX-11 engine, with an output of up to 430 HP and 1,550 lb.-ft. of torque.


Kenworth launches a complete model range which meet the strict ADR80/03 emission standards for 2011. The 2011 range delivering numerous enhancements in safety, productivity, comfort and styling.