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MELBOURNE ISUZU DEALER GETS BEHIND CHARITY

Melbourne- Isuzu dealer Westar Truck Centre and demolition company Delta Group have announced  they have teamed up to lend their support to Flicker of Hope, a charity foundation that works to raise awareness of neurofibromatosis and [...]

ATA LAUNCHES CUMMINS TECH CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

The ATA has launched nominations for its 2019 Cummins Technology and Maintenance Conference Scholarships. “The Cummins TMC Scholarships are an initiative that provides young heavy vehicle apprentices with the experience and tools needed to develop industry skills [...]

BENZ eACTROS TESTING AND TRIALS RAMP UP IN GERMANY

Mercedes-Benz has announced it has completed  the delivery of 10 eActros electric prime movers as the first phase of its ‘Innovation fleet’ testing electric trucks with customers. Daimler has built two types on the test fleet [...]

CALIFORNIA DREAMING OF ZERO EMISSION AIRPORT BUSES

California has again taken the lead on emission reduction with the state’s Air Resources Board announcing plans to ban all traditional internal combustion engine powered shuttle buses from the 13 largest airports in the state, however [...]

US TRUCK ORDERS PLUNGE AS TARIFF UNCERTAINTY HITS

Heavy duty truck orders have stalled in the USA in recent months dropping close to 66 per cent in the first six months of 2019 compared with the same period last year. The drop makes this [...]

CHINESE MAKER SINOTRUK SAYS IT COULD TARGET AUSTRALIA

Chinese truck maker SinoTruk has told  China Daily that it is targeting strong growth in its export sales in coming years and it has targeted Australia as one of  the markets it will be targeting. SinoTruk [...]

FORD ADDS A BIT OF SPORT TO RANGER LINE UP

Ford has announced a new variant of its popular Ranger ute  with the introduction  of the Ranger Sport which the company says boasts a distinctive look and higher equipment upgrades. Ford says the Ranger Sport sits [...]

FUEL SAVINGS FROM SOFTWARE SAYS VOLVO

Volvo has introduced new software and an upgrade to its D13 Euro 5 engine that it claims  could bring fuel savings of up to three per cent with the company claiming the new functions will help [...]

LATEST TRANSPORT & TRUCKING OUT NOW

in this issue of Transport & Trucking we take a closer look at the Brisbane Truck Show, where a lot of that new tech was on display. Along with that we road test and bunk test [...]

DENNIS EAGLE WINS OVER SYDNEY’S NORTHERN BEACHES

Penske has announced that it has won a significant contract for Dennis Eagle waste trucks to service Sydney’s Northern Beaches  with 40 new Dennis Eagle ‘Elite 2’ trucks being sold to waste management contractor United Resource [...]