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Tag Archives: DAF

More local employees for PACCAR Australia | TRANSPORT NEWS

PACCAR Australia employs more local manufacturing staff: a growing force and extras on the way In a boost for Australian manufacturing and the local economy, PACCAR Australia is in the process of recruiting more than 120 people for its Bayswater manufacturing facility. Customer demand for trucks has driven the need for increased truck production in the coming months, resulting in ...

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THE NEW DAWN FOR DAF | Truck Review – DAF Trucks

As the fastest growing truck brand in Europe, DAF Trucks is aiming to make a similar move to become a major player in Australian transport. – Report by Chris Mullett. Ordinarily, a new product launch review focuses on the equipment, the technical supremacy, the efficiency and the appeal for the Australian operator.  But before entering the current world of the ...

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Come back to work at PACCAR Bayswater | TRANSPORT NEWS

The PACCAR Australia truck production facility in Bayswater, Victoria , home of the Kenworth and DAF brands is back on full song with production running at full tilt. With safety measures in place to protect the health and well-being of staff, which comply with the government’s mandated restrictions regarding Covid-19, it’s great to see normality, and timely production schedules, back in truck ...

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Good News for DAF and Kenworth Servicing | TRANSPORT NEWS

The top technicians of 2020 for DAF and Kenworth trucks have been named as Andrew Paterson of Kenworth DAF Melbourne as the specialist DAF technician and Kyle Hardy, of Brown and Hurley Kenworth DAF of Toowoomba as the specialist Kenworth technician. Andrew topped the performance of five finalists for DAF, with Tom Bryan, also of Brown & Hurley Toowoomba in ...

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DAF Trucks Australia steps up to match the best Europe has to offer | TRANSPORT NEWS

  Long known as the truck that European drivers (especially the British) prefer to drive, DAF Trucks Australia has launched a  full range of CF, LF  and XF models aimed at significantly increasing market share. With all models upgraded, the  new DAFs are all Euro6 emissions rated, bringing the benefits  of reduced emissions to the Australian marketplace. Each model is ...

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A SURE BET | COMPANY PROFILE -J.G Goldner

Multi-million-dollar loads are all in a DAF’s work – Words by Warren Caves, Images by Torque it Up.  The “Sport of Kings” draws large crowds of ambitious punters to racetracks around the nation, immersing themselves in the culture of this noblest of sports. When the horses jump from the gate, vocal crowds attempt to spur on their chosen thoroughbred to ...

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BRISBANE TRUCK SHOW 2019 | EVENTS

A review of the trucks making the news by Ed Higginson and Chris Mullett. After a two-year wait, Australia’s trucking industry came together in Brisbane for the Southern Hemisphere’s largest truck show at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. With some major advances in trucks showcased less than six months ago in Europe at the IAA Hanover, and in March ...

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INSPIRED EFFICIENCY | COMPANY Profile – Kennedy Express applies a strong work ethic to control profit and performance

Kennedy Express applies a strong work ethic to control profit and performance – Words by Warren Caves, Images by Torque it Up As the operator of an overnight express parcel operation on Australia’s eastern seaboard since 1989, Kennedy Express, managing director Michael Kennedy bought his first truck, a MAN, after driving with IPEC doing linehaul work. At that time IPEC ...

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TRANSPORT NEWS | 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 Director PACCAR Australia presented the Dealer of the Year trophy to BMG Kenworth DAF Mt Gambier Dealer Principal, Jim Cornolo, congratulating the dealership for winning the hotly contested DAF prize ...

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SWITCHED ON DAF | Truck Review -The Dutch truck maker heads down the plug-in path

The Dutch truck maker heads down the plug-in path The recent announcement by PACCAR Australia that DAF trucks would be joining the production line in Bayswater, following the Kenworth tradition of local assembly, suggests that the European brand will now be receiving further impetus from its marketing programme to position the LF, CF and XF models as a more serious ...

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