ANNOUNCEMENT: Premcar builds car 10,000 at its Epping new-vehicle factory

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Premcar builds car 10,000 at its Epping new-vehicle factory

Melbourne, Australia | 29 May 2024 – Premcar has celebrated production of the 10,000th new car at its Epping assembly plant in Melbourne, Australia.

The vehicle, a 2024 Nissan Patrol Warrior, came down Premcar’s Epping assembly line this morning. The Gun Metallic 4×4 SUV was met by applause from the company’s large manufacturing and engineering teams. The event was also broadcast live on television.

“This is another great day for Australian manufacturing,” said Bernie Quinn, CEO and Engineering Director at Premcar.

“Since 1996, Premcar has secondary manufactured more than 200,000 new vehicles in Australia – and this number keeps growing.

“Australia’s car-making know-how is highly sought-after by major car brands. Premcar’s ability to maximise the appeal of global and regional new-car model lines in different countries is long established.

“Australia is the perfect example of how re-engineering and secondary manufacturing popular makes and models for local tastes can quickly grow a car brand’s new-vehicle sales.”

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Premcar CEO and Engineering Director Bernie Quinn during the live cross with NINE’s Today breakfast TV show.

Premcar is approaching its 30th year of new-car engineering and manufacturing operations.

Following a management buyout by the company’s current two Australian owners 12 years ago, Premcar’s sales are 15 times in size today and its local team has grown from 25 to around 200, comprising a solid mix of decades-long industry leaders to skilled university graduates.

Five fast facts about Premcar:

  • Premcar is the new-vehicle engineering and manufacturing company behind various major automakers. It develops everything from specific suspension packages to entire new-vehicle platforms to fully enhanced, country-specific new vehicles.
  • Premcar’s new-vehicle engineering and design skills are used in the defence and aerospace industries.
  • Premcar’s new-vehicle work appears on roads in the UK, Europe, the USA, China and, of course, Australia.
  • As the company previously behind Australia’s famous FPV (Ford Performance Vehicles) brand, Premcar created some of the most famous Falcon models and Ford engines that are today cherished by car enthusiast communities.
  • Premcar’s work with electric vehicles (EVs) spans complete new-car platform development to local EV powertrain conversions.


About Premcar:

Premcar Pty Ltd is a leading Australian vehicle engineering business that specialises in the automotive, defence and aerospace industries. For more than 25 years, global car-makers have made Premcar their go-to partner for the complete design, engineering and manufacture of niche-model new cars, full-scale new-vehicle development programs, and electric vehicle (EV) conversions and manufacturing. Premcar’s body of work is extensive. It is the name behind more than 200,000 new cars and 55,000 new-vehicle engines. The company has delivered technical advancements and sales success for major car brands from Europe, the USA, Japan, China and Australia. Visit

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