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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 PACCAR PLUGGER | Feature

If you’ve heard of the Louisville Slugger, then stand by as in this issue we look at the PACCAR Plugger, moving the iconic truck brands of Peterbilt and Kenworth into electric vehicle mode. Actually, if you have heard of the Louisville Slugger then you’d be struggling to find a link between a baseball bat and a prime mover or waste-disposal ...

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ORGANIC GROWTH | Company Profile

Australian Native Landscapes approaches its 50th anniversary- Words by Warren Caves, Images by Torque it Up Patrick Soars, the founder of highly respected Australian organic-waste processor Australian Native Landscapes (ANL), together with his son Harley, the company’s Asset and Maintenance Manager, stand proudly within the company’s processing facility at Badgerys Creek. Around them are stockpiles of mulched material and taking ...

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MAKING FRIENDS | Feature – PacLease

PacLease simplifies fleet expansion and reduction with a simple phone call Gilbert and Roach at Huntingwood is synonymous with the PACCAR brands of Kenworth and DAF, also offering the strength of ISUZU Trucks to its customers and forming one of the broadest product portfolios available in the Sydney market. The dealership is very much a one-stop location for sales, service ...

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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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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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EXPANDING THE BRAND | Truck Review-Kenworth adds the T360 and T410 to its truck portfolio

Kenworth adds the T360 and T410 to its truck portfolio – Brenton O’Connor reports.  Change is on the menu at Kenworth Australia. Following on from the major overhaul of the K200, then the all-new wide cabin T610, the next stage in Kenworth’s product line-up overhaul is the all-new T360 and T410 models. These all include Kenworth’s new 2.1-metre wide cabin ...

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PACCAR Parts celebrates International Women’s Day | TRANSPORT NEWS

PACCAR Parts will celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, with a parts catalogue honouring the many women playing a vital role in Australia’s trucking and transport industry. The official theme for International Women’s Day 2019 is, “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change.” The February/March PACCAR Parts catalogue introduces women who work in a variety of roles across the ...

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