Corporate entry Kenworth Australia (1962 - )
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Melbourne, Victoria
Kenworth first opened in Australia in 1962 as an assembler of imported product. Over the next seven years it developed into a manufacturer of trucks specifically designed for the Australian marketplace. The first of its fully Australian manufactured trucks was produced in March 1971 at its Bayswater plant.
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_k.html. Details
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