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SCANIA STUDY SAYS WE CAN BE FOSSIL FREE BY 2050

Swedish truck maker Scania says  that achieving the target of a fossil-free commercial transport system in the timeframe of the Paris Agreement target is not only possible, but also financially attractive from a societal perspective. Scania [...]

HINO’S BABY 4X4 HITS A SWEET SPOT

Hino’s most recent addition to its model range in Australia, the 300 Series 4×4 has quickly become a star in the company’s line up  and has surpassed its targets and expectations in its first six months [...]

RISING OIL PRICES DRIVING GREATER TRANSPORT EFFICIENCIES IN USA

Diesel prices in the USA have jumped 22 per cent from this time last year ago and stand at their highest level in almost four years. The average price of diesel fuel in the USA reached [...]

VOLKSWAGEN GIVES NAVISTAR AN ELECTRIC LEG UP

The benefits of Volkswagen buying a significant shareholding have started to reveal themselves at US commercial vehicle maker Navistar with one of the company’s subsidiaries, IC Bus revealing a zero-emission school bus using VW sourced technology. [...]

IVECO GETS APP-Y

Truck maker Iveco has taken a leap into the connected realm announcing it has launched an app, which will deliver extra connected services for vehicle owners and drivers The company says the new app, called MyIVECO [...]

FREIGHTLINER ANNOUNCES CASCADIA SET TO REPLACE ARGOSY

In news that just about everyone in the Australian truck industry knew was inevitable and realised would have to come one day, Freightliner Australia has announced its current Argosy model will not be replaced and will [...]

BRIDGESTONE LAUNCHES PILBARA TYRE CENTRE

Bridgestone has announced the opening of a new tyre service centre in Port Hedland to service the mining port town and  the Pilbara region. The Bridgestone Service Centre Port Hedland is part of the company’s nation-wide [...]

TOOMEY RESIGNS AS SALES DIRECTOR AT SCANIA

Martin Toomey  has  resigned and left his role as sales director  for Scania Australia after just 10 months in the job. Toomey joined the company to take the role following the retirement of former CEO Roger McCarthy [...]

BRITISH COMPANY ‘DON’T TRAVEL EMPTY’ LAUNCHES IN AUSTRALIA

A British company which pioneered a special networking website for bus and coach operators in the UK has launched the program in Australia and is hoping to giver smaller operators in particular a way of improving [...]

TRANSIT GROUP ACQUIRES KEY ADELAIDE ROUTES

Torrens Transit, the Adelaide based subsidiary of bus giant Transit Systems has signed a contract to acquire Adelaide’s Light City Buses (LCB) from Broadspectrum. The transition will involve the transfer of more than 370 buses and [...]