From taking on a graduate position in 2010 at PACCAR Australia, Bill Rakis is now among the key engineers helping to shape the future of trucks for the company’s Kenworth and DAF brands.
Though she didn’t always envisage herself in the trucking industry, now Meredith Young, 32, couldn’t see herself working anywhere else.
After securing third place at the 2020 PACCAR Technician of the Year (TOTY) event, Brown and Hurley technician Jason Cooper has come out on top, taking the title for 2021.
PACCAR and the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) have today unveiled a new industry resource in the form of a DAF LF260, which will be used for a variety of initiatives including health checks, wellbeing programs, presentations and more.
This year, the PACCAR Parts stand will take on a more integrated approach featuring a selection of their quality aftermarket parts and accessories displayed on the Kenworth and DAF trucks on display.
Passing through Epping Forest, we were fortunate to catch up with Tim Rigby from Launceston for a quick chat.
A new TRP branch has opened in the industrial and business district of Somerton in Melbourne, offering a full range of truck and trailer parts.
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. Read more
A new TRP store has opened its doors in Emerald, Queensland, a prosperous farming area and gateway to the Central Western district.
The truck model which the Australian truck market examines most thoroughly is the B-double prime mover. Big Rigs drove the DAF contender in this fiercely fought market segment over a test route taking in the busy routes around Brisbane and the very demanding ascent of Cunningham’s Gap, where torque is tested to its limit.