Why DE?

Dennis Eagle is a market leader in refuse collection vehicles offering among the greatest visibility in its class, and specifically designed to meet the wide range of applications that comprise this rapidly expanding market.

Equipping customers with the reliability that will last beyond their contract term and the required technologies to stay ahead of changing demands while providing exceptional performance, Dennis Eagle vehicles are powered by well-proven Cummins engines and Allison transmissions.

Key characteristics of the Dennis Eagle range include the integration of excellent safety features such as one-step entry and exit cab, tall and wide door openings, true flat floors, large glass areas for maximum visibility in addition to well-positioned grab handles and a high visibility mirror package.

With a British engineering history that dates back to the turn of the 20th century, Dennis Eagle Ltd is one of the oldest producers of refuse collection vehicles in the world. Today Dennis Eagle is the United Kingdom’s market leader in refuse collection vehicles and is rapidly growing a customer base in continental Europe, Scandinavia and other parts of the world. Located in Warwick, England in a modern, lean manufacturing facility, Dennis Eagle produces around a thousand dedicated refuse collection vehicles annually for continuously expanding markets.

In 2009 Western Star trucks Australia initiated a development project with Dennis Eagle to bring the Elite 2 chassis to Australia. This comprehensive project involved a global engineering effort which included engineers from Australia, the United Kingdom and North America. The project team focused on integrating leading edge European and North American technology with the proven advantages of the Dennis Eagle chassis and tailored the final product specifically to the severe service requirements of the Australian market.

Today, Penske Australia is a leading supplier of the world’s finest heavy-duty trucks, diesel engines, gas engines, and power systems.

Distributing the Western Star Trucks, MAN Truck & Bus, Dennis Eagle, mtu, Detroit, Allison Transmission, and Sauer Compressors brands, we operate across the most dynamic markets including on-highway and various off-highway industries such as mining, energy solutions, construction and industrial, rail, marine, oil and gas, agriculture, and defence.

In addition to distributing Western Star Trucks, MAN Truck & Bus, and Dennis Eagle, Penske Australia is also the appointed retail dealer of these brands across select locations providing full retail sales, service, and parts functions.

With over 1,000 employees, we are committed to providing the most comprehensive 24/7 aftersales support through a network of strategically located branches and field locations, and more than 100 dealers.

Penske Australia is a 100% subsidiary of Penske Automotive Group, a Fortune 500 company, which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and forms part of Penske Corporation.

In 2022, the Dennis Eagle Elite 6 model was introduced to the Australian market.