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.
The 70,000th Australian Kenworth is built. The T659 was presented to Jim (JJ) Hurley from The Brown and Hurley Group.
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.
Kenworth S925 models imported to Australia fully built-up by Ed Cameron and George Blomfield. The S-models were powered by Detroit Diesel 6V71 two-stroke diesels, with a 12-speed Spicer transmission. They had long range fuel tanks, larger than normal radiators and shutter-stats.
To meet demands of off-highway operations in the mining sector, Kenworth designs and manufactures it’s biggest ever prime mover – the C540 – a truck capable of handling extreme heavy-duty workloads in harsh operating conditions.
Kenworth Australia produces its 40,000th Australian made truck. Introduction of the Kenworth T402.