Volvo Group Australia

With over half a century in the Australian market, Volvo Group Australia is a proud supporter of Australian Manufacturing, with a truck production facility based in Queensland. As part of a global organisation with a strong Swedish heritage,

our 1,600 local employees are passionate about driving change and embracing technology, as we strive for more sustainable and safe transport solutions, today and tomorrow. Shaping the world we want to live in, together.

Volvo Group Australia

Volvo Group has been in Australia since 1972 and has a strong track record of helping our customers succeed in their respective industries. Volvo Group Australia manages the manufacturing, distribution and operation of well-known brands such as Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, UD Trucks, Volvo Bus, Volvo Penta, Volvo Construction Equipment and Volvo Financial Services.


Volvo Group Australia employees


The factory receives the Australian Made
certification due to the number of
locally made components


Trucks produced at our Wacol production facility

52 years

Number of years in Australia driving prosperity
through transport and infrastructure solutions

Careers in Australia

Working for a global award-winning company, passionate about making change and helping our customers, provide flexible working arrangements.


Learn more about working for Volvo Group in Australia

Driving Sustainability in Australia

Volvo Group Australia is driving the transformation in Australia, creating sustainable transport solutions for the Australian market, including battery electric and renewable energy.


Explore our approach to sustainable transportation

Brands in market

Volvo Group Australia boasts a diverse portfolio of brands catering to various industries. Since 1972, Volvo Trucks has manufactured trucks in Australia which contribute to a cleaner, safer, and more productive industry. A fully supported electric truck range highlights Volvo’s commitment to reducing carbon emissions.


UD Trucks, has been operating in Australia since 1973, focusing on smart, modern, and reliable trucks. Sustainability is a core principle for UD Trucks, aiming for a better life for people, society, and the planet. With a century long history in Australia, Mack Trucks, continues its commitment to customers by locally manufacturing tough, reliable trucks to thrive in Australia’s harsh climate. Volvo Penta provides power solutions for marine and industrial applications, with a focus on premium solutions for various industries.


Volvo Construction Equipment leads in manufacturing excavation and compact construction equipment, embracing innovation. As the market leader, Volvo Buses Australia specialises in manufacturing diesel, hybrid and electric bus chassis tailored to our customer’s needs. Volvo Financial Services complements the portfolio by offering financing solutions for the entire suite of Volvo Group products, emphasising industry expertise and total business solutions.

Australian Made

Volvo Group Australia have been manufacturing trucks in Wacol, Brisbane since 1972.


Volvo recognised early on the operating challenges that customers face in Australia – heavier loads, greater distances, and a climate ranging from the hot and dusty Outback to the ice and snow of the mountains. Conditions that make trucks work harder than just about anywhere else in the world.


It’s for those reasons we started designing and building trucks in Australia – for Australian conditions and Australian customers. 50 years later, we haven’t looked back. Today our Wacol plant has built over 78,000 Australian Made trucks, employs over 800 people, and has over 100 local suppliers.


We are proud supporters of Australian manufacturing, and proud to be celebrating 50 years of our Wacol Plant.


Read more about our Wacol Production Facility

    Latest news

    Here you will find all news and information regarding
    Volvo Group Australia​, and some featured news from our brands.

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    • Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) initiates transition to a cleaner fleet with the delivery of its first electric vehicle from Volvo Trucks

    • A slew of awards were announced at the recent Volvo Group Australia Dealer Awards night, recognising, both customer satisfaction and dealer excellence across the largest network of heavy vehicle dealers in Australia

    • Press release - Australia


      VGA Demonstrates Commitment to Compliance

      In 2023, VGA identified and voluntarily reported potential non compliances with the timing of entry of vehicles manufactured by VGA onto the newly introduced Register of Approved Vehicles. Reflecting its strong commitment to compliance, VGA has offered an enforceable undertaking to the Department by which it has committed to perform a review of its systems and processes in the wake of the transition to the Road Vehicle Standards Act to ensure no further non-compliances.

    • The first Volvo FH Electric sold in Australia has been delivered to Brisbane Qld based Followmont Transport.

    • New regulatory changes allow Volvo Group to make the first interstate electric truck journey from Brisbane to ACT. Volvo Group finishes Australia’s longest ever journey in an electric truck. On 6 and 7 November, Volvo Group’s FH Electric drove a record-breaking 1,185 kilometres from Brisbane to Canberra.

    • Volvo Group has unveiled Australia’s first zero-emissions logistics vehicle, supplied to the ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA), at the Australasian Fire and Authorities (AFAC) conference, the region’s largest emergency management conference and exhibition.

    • Volvo Group Australia is pleased to announce significant appointments to its Executive Leadership Team, reinforcing its commitment to enhancing relationships with government and industry stakeholders.

    • CMV Truck & Bus continues its transformation journey with the second CMV site becoming a fully certified Volvo Trucks Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer. The group is proud to announce that their Clayton dealership is now a fully certified Volvo Trucks EV Dealer, along with their purposebuilt Derrimut dealership which was certified late last year.

    • As a part of a scheduled visit by members of the Swedish royal family to Canberra this week, Australian National University hosted the panel discussion event Electrification in Sweden and Australia.

    • Australian express freight giant, Team Global Express has placed the largest order to date globally for Volvo medium duty electric and the largest order of electric trucks in Australia so far.

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    Societal engagement

    Learn about some of or local initiatives aimed
    at making the world we live in better for us all.

    Iron women

    In partnership with Wodonga TAFE, Volvo Trucks Australia has launched "Iron Women," a pioneering driver training and licensing initiative tailored for women. This program offers comprehensive vocational training and heavy vehicle licensing. The initiative aims to address the industry's shortage of skilled drivers, challenge stereotypes, and showcase the rewarding aspects of a career in road transport. The pilot program involves 11 candidates from five transport companies across three states.

    Solar buddy

    With nearly 10% of the global population affected by energy poverty, Volvo Group Australia has partnered with international children's charity, Solar Buddy. Founded by Simon Doble, Solar Buddy operates in 54 countries to make a meaningful impact by providing light and energy, emphasizing the commitment to shaping a brighter world.

    Healthy heads in trucks & sheds

    To support the mental health of people in the transport industry, Volvo Group Australia has partnered with not-for-profit organisation Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds. The charitable foundation aims to establish and improve outcomes in areas relating to psychological safety and physical wellbeing, across the road transport, warehousing and logistics industries in Australia through various initiatives such as nutrition programs, toolbox talks, road shows and tailored training.

    St. John eye van

    UD Trucks Australia partners with St John Ambulance Queensland to power the St John Eye Van, expanding its vital eye health services in regional Queensland. Celebrating 140 years of service, St John's Ambulance Eye Van is the world's first, providing world-class ophthalmology services to rural and remote communities. With UD Trucks' support, the UD Quon GK 4x2 prime mover facilitates the clinic's journey, treating over 7000 people since 2013. The initiative addresses preventable blindness among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders with diabetes, exemplifying UD Trucks' commitment to a Better Life through impactful partnerships.


    Byron Bay mobile wildlife hospital

    Volvo Group Australia has united with Byron Bay Mobile Wildlife Hospital to aid Australia's endangered species. The collaboration involves providing a new UD Quon truck, known for its power and environmental efficiency, enabling swift emergency response to locations with injured wildlife. The partnership aims to enhance the Wildlife Hospital's capacity to rescue and care for traumatised animals, contributing to a better life for Australia's precious wildlife. Volvo Group Australia is committed to ongoing sustainability initiatives and anticipates further collaborative efforts with the Wildlife Hospital.

    Contact us

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    or have questions about Volvo Cars, please visit their website: Volvo Cars 


    Volvo Group Australia Head Office

    41 Bivouac Place

    Wacol, QLD 4076

    Phone: (07) 3718 3500


    Wacol Plant

    36 Viking Drive

    Wacol, QLD 4076


    Mack Trucks Australia Head Office

    41 Bivouac Place

    Wacol, QLD 4076


    Volvo Penta Oceania Head Office

    76-84 Waterway Drive

    Coomera QLD 4209

    Phone: (07) 3726 1500


    Volvo Group Australia Media Enquiries

    Please contact VGA PR & Media Manager - Matthew Wood



Volvo Group Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we live and work today.

We pay respect to Elders both past and present and stand together with the First Nations leaders of today and tomorrow.