PACCAR and Aurora Form Strategic Partnership to Develop Autonomous Trucks

January 19, 2021, Bellevue, Washington – PACCAR and Aurora have signed a global, strategic agreement to develop, test and commercialize autonomous Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks. This collaboration will integrate PACCAR’s autonomous vehicle platform with the Aurora Driver to enhance the safety and operational efficiency of PACCAR’s customers. In the strategic partnership, PACCAR provides autonomous-enabled vehicles with industry-leading quality, durability and …

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PACCAR Challenges Pikes Peak

PACCAR announced today that a Kenworth T680 fuel cell electric vehicle and a battery electric Peterbilt Model 579EV became the first Class 8 zero emissions vehicles to drive to the 14,115 foot summit of Pikes Peak in Colorado. Kenworth and Peterbilt are DAF’s sister brands. Both vehicles displayed superb power and exhibited excellent drivability over the 156 twisting turns and …

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Westerlo DAF Cab Plant Expansion

DAF is to invest EUR 200 million in its cab plant in Westerlo, Belgium in order to be prepared for future production volumes as DAF further expands its success worldwide. DAF made the announcement today during a visit by Philippe Muyters, the Flemish Minister for Work, Economics, Innovation. DAF opened its Westerlo plant in 1966, where – in addition to …

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PACCAR Zero Emission Vehicles

PACCAR have exhibited three zero emission vehicles at the Consumer Electrics Show (CES) 2019 show in Las Vegas, Nevada last week. CES is one of the world’s largest showcases for the latest in technological innovation. On display from PACCAR was a battery-electric Peterbilt Model 579EV, a battery-electric Peterbilt Model 220EV and a hydrogen fuel cell electric Kenworth T680 developed in collaboration with …

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PACCAR Commences Production of DAF Trucks in Brasil

DAF XF, CF and LF Trucks Powered by PACCAR Engines for the Brazilian Market PACCAR held an opening ceremony today to launch its new DAF assembly plant in Brasil.  The ceremony, led by Mark Pigott, PACCAR chairman and chief executive officer, and Parana Governor, Beto Richa, was attended by state and local officials, DAF Brasil dealers, suppliers, transport companies and …

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PACCAR Australia among best in business

PACCAR Australia has been honoured in the prestigious Recommended Employer category of The Australian Business Awards 2013. Mike Dozier, Managing Director of PACCAR Australia says the award provides important recognition of PACCAR Australia’s on-going devotion to its staff and their development. “This is a tremendous acknowledgement.  It’s extremely gratifying for our organisation to be regarded as one of the best employers …

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Joe Rizzo retires from PACCAR Australia after 35 years.

After 35 years of outstanding service, Managing Director Joe Rizzo has announced his retirement from PACCAR Australia. He will be departing the company at the end of March this year, leaving a significant legacy through his work in a variety of roles, including as Managing Director since 2007. Helene Mawyer, PACCAR Vice President said; “Joe has made an excellent contribution …

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‘PACCAR World’ showcases latest Kenworth and DAF advances at Melbourne Truck Show

PACCAR Australia’s two industry-leading brands – the Australian designed and manufactured Kenworth and premium European DAF trucks – promise to be the major highlights of the 2012 International Truck, Trailer and Equipment Show (ITTES) to be held on 15-17 March at the Melbourne Showgrounds. Fifteen best-selling Kenworth and DAF prime movers and rigids will be displayed at one of ITTES’ …

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Rising star wins the 2010 DAF dealer of the year award

Brown & Hurley Yatala Wins DAF Dealer Crown For 2010 Brown & Hurley – Yatala, part of Australia’s largest and longest-serving truck dealer group, has been crowned 2010 DAF Dealer of the Year. The win makes it a record fifth time for the Brown & Hurley Group. The announcement was made at a PACCAR Dealer awards dinner at the Sebel …

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