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Kenworth T610SAR makes life a little easier out on the road.

This special application engineered Kenworth T610SAR is making the road ahead a lot easier for Tas Road Express operator, Daniel White. The past decade has not been an easy one for him, rather it has been a long tough haul on the road to recovery, and being able to climb back behind the wheel to do the job he’s always dreamed of doing.    This is an inspirational story of one man’s determination to overcome every…

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DAF XF and CF Wins Best in Class Accolade

Recently, the DAF XF and CF model range was announced as the winner of Australia’s peak international design awards during the 2020 Good Design Week, the highest honour for design and innovation in the country. DAF Trucks Australia received the prestigious Good Design Award Best in Class Accolade in the Product Design Automotive and Transport category in recognition for outstanding design and innovation. The annual Good Design Awards is Australia’s oldest and most prestigious international Awards…

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Kenworth Launches the T410SAR 9

Kenworth Launches the T410SAR

The best in the business just got better. In yet another example of the benefits of local Australian application-engineering for Australian road transport operators, Kenworth extends its product offering with the release of the new T410SAR. Driven by a continuous innovation and product development process, influenced heavily by customer and driver feedback, Kenworth has taken the features of the T410 and applied these and more to bring the all-new T410SAR to its customers – the best…

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DAF Trucks Australia

DAF Trucks Australia Reveals Pure Excellence in 2020

After two years of proven experience on European roads and now validated locally through Australian testing, DAF Trucks Australia has revealed the New XF and the New CF on Friday 14 February 2020 at an event on the Gold Coast.   The result of extensive redesign in Europe, having re-developed as many components on the truck as possible, this next generation of DAF models sets new standards in transport efficiency and driver comfort. Engine innovations, new…

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CJD Acquires New Location in Burnie

CJD Equipment Expands in Tasmania

CJD Equipment Branch Acquisition – Burnie, Tasmania CJD Equipment are excited to announce the acquisition of North West Truck Centre in Burnie, Tasmania. Commencing operations on Thursday the 2nd January 2020, the new facility will operate out of the previous North West Truck Centre branch, located at 44 Main Rd, Wivenhoe, Tasmania.   Founded in 1974, CJD Equipment is a privately-owned Australian company and is the Australian distributor for Volvo and SDLG Construction Equipment as well…

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Sunshine Coast Isuzu

Isuzu has a new home on the Sunshine Coast

  Sunshine Coast Isuzu Queensland   CJD Equipment are pleased to announce the opening of a new Queensland dealership, Sunshine Coast Isuzu. Commencing operations on the 1st of November 2019, Sunshine Coast Isuzu will service the Sunshine Coast, Wide Bay and South Burnett regions.   This new, full-service Isuzu Trucks dealership will cover all the bases of truck sales, servicing, and parts and accessories supply. The dealership is also set to have a mobile field service…

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Much Loved Kenworth C509 Takes to the Track with Solar Cars 16

Much Loved Kenworth C509 Takes to the Track with Solar Cars

Sharing the road with a road train, Kenworth C509 Takes to the Track with Solar Cars   A sparkling, much loved Kenworth C509 road train with its experienced driver and National Road Transport Hall of Famer, Jeff Fulwood, behind the wheel, hit the Hidden Valley racetrack recently with three equally sparkling and-much loved solar cars, ATN Solar Team’s Priscilla, Western Sydney University’s Unlimited 3.0 and Hong Kong team IVE’s Sophie 6 , in a road safety…

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Turning Big Rocks into Little Rocks - Duggans 19

Turning Big Rocks into Little Rocks – Duggans

Turning big rocks into little rocks’, is a rather modest way of describing Duggan’s family-owned enterprise. Backing the Tasmanian civil engineering and construction industry for over 90 years is a more accurate claim.   Based at Cradoc, alongside the Huon River in Tassie’s south, Duggans live up to the job description sign written on the door of their Kenworths – quarrying, civil construction, precast, and premixed concrete.   A third-generation family business, the enterprise has grown…

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CJD Equipment_Colli Timber_Truck Revamp

Trucks and Relationships that Last

Colli Timber and Hardware and CJD Equipment   Founded in 1974, CJD Equipment is a privately owned Australian company and leading provider of world-class equipment and trucks.  Over the years, CJD’s product portfolio has continued to diversify and adapt which led to the company becoming the White Truck dealer for Western Australia in 1975.   Colli Timber and Hardware is a 100 percent Western Australian owned and operated business supplying timber and building materials to many…

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Kenworth Launches the T360 and the T410 27

Kenworth Launches the T360 and the T410

It’s almost fifty years since the first Australian-made Kenworth rolled off the production line at the Bayswater plant in March 1971. It was a defining moment for Kenworth and the future of the Australian road transport industry. Almost five decades later, Kenworth is still leading the way and is launching two new additions to its product range. Driven by continuous innovation and an extensive product development process, influenced heavily by customer and driver feedback, Kenworth has…

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Fuel Distributors of WA Partners with CJD Trucks and DAF 28

Fuel Distributors of WA Partners with CJD Trucks and DAF

Long haul specialist Fuel Distributors of Western Australia in partnership with PACCAR Australia agreed to a comprehensive two-year trial of a DAF XF105 to determine if it could meet the challenge of servicing its depots across the biggest state in Australia. As the company carries combustible dangerous goods long distances it needs a steady platform and the DAF proved itself to be a resilient workhorse.   Delivering fuel across a state the combined size of Alaska and…

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RGR Road Haulage and CJD Trucks 33

RGR Road Haulage and CJD Trucks

The First Step Pictured below is RGR Road Haulage’s first Kenworth truck that marked the beginning of a long relationship between RGR Road Haulage, the Kenworth brand, and the CJD family.     This Kenworth K123 began life in the hands of Buntine Roadways in the late 70’s and was employed in a livestock application before Rick Rowland from RGR purchased it in 1993.     The Rebuild In need of some TLC, the truck was completely…

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CJD Trucks awarded Cummins Dealer of the Year 2018 39

CJD Trucks awarded Cummins Dealer of the Year 2018

Cummins Dealer of the Year 2018 CJD Trucks General Manager Brian Firth, along with CJD Managing Director Alan Barnett recently attended the PACCAR annual dealer event, held in Queenstown, New Zealand. We are honoured to announce that on the night CJD Trucks were presented with the Cummins Dealer of the Year award for 2018, this is a great achievement and a credit to the team. We’d like to thank PACCAR and Cummins for this award and…

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Kenworth and Toyota Collaborate To Develop Zero Emission Trucks 42

Kenworth and Toyota Collaborate To Develop Zero Emission Trucks

LAS VEGAS, Nev., January 8, 2019 – Kenworth Truck Company and Toyota Motor North America are collaborating to develop 10 zero-emission Kenworth T680s powered by Toyota hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains. This collaboration is part of a $41 million Zero and Near-Zero Emissions Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF) grant preliminarily awarded by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), with the Port of Los Angeles as the prime applicant.     The grant monies are part of a larger…

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Kenworth-Legend 950-CJD

Kenworth: The History of a Trucking Legend

Kenworth has long been a household name throughout Australia, as our trucking industry has helped to build the country we know today. The long history of this iconic manufacturer began in Australia in the 1960s, and the company has gone on to build a name synonymous with quality trucking ever since.   Kenworth was the brainchild of major shareholders H.W. Kent and E. K. Worthington, who created the brand we know and love today. Since its…

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Kenworth Legend 900 - more than just a truck 44

Kenworth Legend 900 – more than just a truck

There is no doubt that the limited-edition Kenworth Legend Series trucks are special. What makes them so special is often a simple story close to the owner’s heart. This is one of those stories… When Kenworth released the Legend 950 in 2015, the complete limited-edition production run was sold in under 48-hours. Two years on, in early 2017 and whispers of second Legend model ran excitedly through the transport industry. For many trucking enthusiasts, the classic old-school lines blended…

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Star Shane Jacobson gets on Board with Trucking's 'Tell a Mate' Campaign 51

Star Shane Jacobson gets on Board with Trucking’s ‘Tell a Mate’ Campaign

  The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has begun a new campaign to raise awareness for truck safety within Australia. The ‘Tell a Mate’ campaign, predominantly a social media-based awareness drive, aims to encourage those within not only the trucking industry, but across all heavy vehicle industries, to talk about safety. In a boon for the industry, Australian TV and film personality Shane Jacobson will become the face of the campaign.   NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto…

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CJD PacLease kicks off in Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory 52

CJD PacLease kicks off in Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory

CJD PacLease kicks off in Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory PacLease Australia has announced the addition of new franchises in Perth Western Australia, Darwin Northern Territory and Launceston Tasmania with the CJD Group. “As part of our national expansion plan we are very pleased to announce our entry into Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory with our valued dealer of 34 years, CJD Equipment,” said Olen Hunter, Director of PacLease Australia. “With 13…

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CJD Equipment to distribute Isuzu Trucks in the Northern Territory 53

CJD Equipment to distribute Isuzu Trucks in the Northern Territory

CJD Equipment Pty Ltd is pleased to announce its appointment as the new Isuzu Truck Dealer for the Northern Territory. Commencing on the 1st of March, CJD Isuzu will operate from our existing full dealership facilities in Darwin and Alice Springs. Both CJD Isuzu facilities in the Northern Territory will be fully equipped with the latest tools and equipment and are operated by experienced staff with specialized training and product knowledge. CJD have a strong philosophy…

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Kenworth Releases New T610 Sleeper Cab Option 54

Kenworth Releases New T610 Sleeper Cab Option

Following the introduction of the T610 and T610SAR in early 2017, Kenworth announced today the release of a 760mm mid roof sleeper cab, complementing its existing day and 860mm sleeper cab options and providing customers with even more choice. The new sleeper cab option is suitable for many different applications including 19m tippers, tankers, and 19m B-double applications.   The ‘Best Truck Yet’   Designed from the inside out in a decade-long development process, the T610…

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Kenworth Delivers 60,000th Truck 55

Kenworth Delivers 60,000th Truck

Australia’s number one heavy-duty truck manufacturer,Kenworth, has delivered its 60,000th Australian-designed and built truck at its Bayswater plant in Melbourne.   Kenworth’s Sucess Andrew Hadjikakou, Managing Director of PACCAR Australia, handed the keys of the T610SAR prime mover to long-standing Kenworth customer Peter Wickham, co-founder of Wickham Freight Lines – one of Australia’s largest privately-owned transport companies, at an event at Kenworth’s head office and factory in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Andrew said Kenworth’s…

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Operator Review - New DAF CF85 510hp 56

Operator Review – New DAF CF85 510hp

Andrew Arnold, the owner of Arnold’s Transport, tackles Tasmania’s steep, remote west coast, daily. As a result, there are a few things that are needed in one of their trucks; power, reliability and reputable backup service which is what this operator is getting from his new DAF CF85

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South West Car Carriers Double their Versatility with DAF 57

South West Car Carriers Double their Versatility with DAF

Simon Gill, an honest country bloke and owner-operator of South West Car Carriers, dissects the reasons for purchasing two DAF CF85s – and doubts there’s any better method to move his cargo.

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CJD Delivers First DAF CF85 510HP in Australia 58

CJD Delivers First DAF CF85 510HP in Australia

For more than a decade, the CF85 has earned an enviable reputation for versatile, reliable performance and excellent fuel efficiency through the PACCAR MX-13 engine at 460Hp. With the extra power and torque on offer, the 510Hp MX-13 now provides even more flexibility to an already compelling package.

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Tasmanian Breakfasts Delivered by Streeflands Fuso Trucks 59

Tasmanian Breakfasts Delivered by Streeflands Fuso Trucks

Tasmanian freight firm Streeflands has been delivering newspapers, bread, juice, and everything required for a great breakfast since 1986 with Fuso trucks.

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Kenworth reveals the Legend 900 truck at Brisbane Truck Show 60

Kenworth reveals the Legend 900 truck at Brisbane Truck Show

Kenworth’s debut of the Legend 900, second in the Legend Series of trucks, came after much speculation that the brand would introduce another historic model. Modern technology and a uniquely Kenworth heritage feel is sure to impress.

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Kenworth T610 Launch 61

Kenworth T610 Launch

To celebrate the launch of Kenworth’s best truck yet, the T610 and T610SAR, we have been hosting Launch Days all over the country, with a few still to come. These Launch Days have been a prime opportunity for the public to see and get a feel of the new model, as well as allowing us to demonstrate what makes the T610 and T610SAR the best.

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Daf trucks

DAF XF awarded ‘Fleet Truck of the Year’

The DAF XF has been voted ‘Fleet Truck of the Year 2016’ at the prestigious ‘Motor Transport Awards’ in London, giving DAF its sixth win in the last nine years. DAF was handed the award at an official ceremony, which was attended by 1,600 leading representatives from the transport industry. 

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Kenworth Trucks

Kenworth – Market Leadership

At CJD Equipment, we only partner with brands whose products we know and trust. We work closely with all our brand partners to make sure that we bring you the highest quality equipment we can find for your work-site or business. We are committed to quality and affordability, and we like working with people who are as passionate about their equipment as we are. Kenworth are one of our top partners and a best-selling brand, and…

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Mingenew Expo 62

Mingenew Expo

  With something for everyone, the two day event was packed full of exciting insights into the agricultural sector and what it has to offer and with so much more. A fantastic event to have been apart of.

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Celebrating 50 Years of the Fuso Canter 63

Celebrating 50 Years of the Fuso Canter

The Fuso Canter has been been available in the Australian Transport Market for more than 40 years. It first cemented its place as an industry icon in 1978 when

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Oiling the Wheel of Success 64

Oiling the Wheel of Success

“It can be frustrating that people don’t know what we can do to help them but we see that as a challenge,” says McCarthy. “More and more people are becoming aware

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Paccar Potraits: Adept Holdings 65

Paccar Potraits: Adept Holdings

“DAF offers the best features of the best trucks I’ve used,” Neville said. “It has the highest levels of comfort and safety,  better than any other European brand. It also delivers more power, and lower fuel consumption and operating costs than Japanese trucks,” he added. Click on the image below to read the full article.     View DAF Truck Range > Contact Us >

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