2023 PACCAR Australia DAF Technician Of The Year

From a shortlist of five DAF Technicians across Australia, Greg Pearce of Brown & Hurley Kenworth DAF Coffs Harbour was named 2023 PACCAR Australia’s DAF Technician of the Year. Brad May – Chief Engineer PACCAR Australia and Steven Tomaro – Aftersales Manager PACCAR Australia, presented the 2023 DAF Technician of the Year award to Greg Pearce, congratulating him on his …

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ATA and PACCAR Unveil Innovative Industry Vehicle

A game-changing industry resource was unveiled at the Brisbane Truck Show, the product of a strong collaboration between PACCAR Australia, its Dealer Network and the Australian Trucking Association. The first of its kind in Australia, the custom-built vehicle is a multi-purpose resource that will connect, educate, support, and promote the trucking industry. The flexible-use vehicle is available for organisations and …

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Brown and Hurley Kenworth DAF Darra Named as DAF Dealer of the Year 2020

Brown and Hurley in Darra has been named the 2020 DAF Dealer of the Year. This is the fifth time Brown and Hurley Kenworth DAF Darra have been awarded the accolade since its introduction in 2002. The DAF Dealer of the Year award acknowledges the dealer’s performance across all areas of their DAF business, and recognises excellence in truck sales, …

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PACCAR Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary of Engine Manufacturing in North America

December 1, 2020, Bellevue, Washington – PACCAR recognizes its Columbus, Mississippi engine factory for 10 years of manufacturing excellence and a strong commitment to its community. “PACCAR is very proud of the Columbus, Mississippi engine factory’s achievements in the first 10 years,” said Preston Feight, PACCAR chief executive officer.  “Our excellent employees and the plant’s advanced manufacturing capabilities have created …

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PACCAR Australia Set Again to Increase Production

Despite what has universally been acknowledged as a very unusual year, marred by significant negative health and economic impact, PACCAR Australia is again increasing truck production over the coming months. To support the increase and in a further boost to the local community, PACCAR Australia will expand its workforce, with recruitment currently underway for the factory and related departments at …

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DAF ‘Re-Newell’

At the National launch of the new DAFs, a passing almost flippant question from the brand manager, Tim Car asked when we would like to have an extended drive of the new truck. It turned out that Paccar needed one of the launch trucks back in Melbourne in a fortnight’s time and that seemed like a perfect opportunity. Ten days …

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Dutch Touch

The recent launch of DAF’s Euro 6 range marks significantly more than the introduction of a smarter, stronger, safer and altogether more compelling crop of continental cab-overs. Critically, it highlights the escalation of a vast cultural shift at Paccar Australia, feeding all the way down the commercial food chain. Kenworth is king but have no doubt, the Paccar pendulum is …

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DAF 2019 Dealer of the Year

Brown and Hurley Kenworth DAF Coffs Harbour Honoured as DAF Dealer Of The Year 2019

Brown and Hurley in Coffs Harbour has been named the 2019 DAF Dealer of the Year, with the award presented at PACCAR’s annual dealer event, held in Queensland. Brad May, Director Sales and Marketing PACCAR Australia, presented the Dealer of the Year trophy to Brown and Hurley Kenworth DAF Coffs Harbour, congratulating the Dealer Principal, Graham Sebbens, for winning the …

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