As part of the many and varied trucks that made their way up the Hume Highway in March in the 2021 Crawlin’ the Hume convoy, the 1984 Kenworth owned by the Derham family also saw the Aftrans’ fleet name and colours once again take to Highway 31.
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.
A fourth generation family business, Brown and Hurley has become one of the largest truck dealership groups in Australia, representing PACCAR’s Kenworth and DAF brands.
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.
As PACCAR continues to celebrate its 50th year of manufacturing in Australia, the brand’s stand is set to draw a lot of attention at the Brisbane Truck Show, with whispers that an exciting new Kenworth Legend will be revealed – though its details have been largely shrouded in secrecy.
The man who has sold more Kenworths than anyone in Australia is calling time on his long and illustrious career at the end of June.
As PACCAR celebrates its 50th year of manufacturing in Australia, together with the handover of its 70,000th truck, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg visited the brand’s Bayswater plant, celebrating its achievements.
Flash back to 1971. The very first Australian made Kenworth, a K125CR, had just rolled off the production line. During that same year, Patrick Soars launched his landscape supplies business ANL, which has gone on to become a leading force in landscaping, building and gardening products and supplies across NSW.
SRV Road Freight Services takes great pride in its beautifully presented Kenworth fleet – so when it came time to put the order in for its 150th Kenworth, it’s no surprise that the business decided to go all out.