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HANSON CELEBRATES A MILLENIUM WITH MACK

Major concrete  company Hanson has taken delivery of its 1,000th Mack truck with Hanson general manager of logistics, Scott Tipping receiving the keys  to the milestone truck  from Mack VP of sales and marketing Dean Bestwick [...]

PENSKE EXPANDS IN THE HUNTER

Penske Commercial Vehicles has announced the that its  Penske Power Systems operation in the NSW Hunter region  has now become as an all-wheel drive dealer, effective immediately. Penske Power Systems int he Hunter will provide retail [...]

DAIMLER SIGNS UP FOR TECH EDUCATION INITIATIVE

Daimler has announced it has joined the Cummins Technical Education for Communities initiative (TEC), halping to give opportunities to a new generation of Australian technicians. Daimler and Cummins say the TEC program is designed to create [...]

FOX GETS A TASTE OF SCANIA

Scania has announced it has delivered the first examples of its New Truck Generation vehicles to major logistics company Linfox. The Euro 6 P 450 6×4 prime movers are the first of a total of 42 [...]

VENTURA HIGHWAY! MELBOURNE OPERATOR INKS NEW FOUR-YEAR VOLGREN DEAL

Melbourne’s largest bus operator, Ventura Bus Lines, has announced a new four year extension of its bus supply agreement with Australia’s largest bus body builder, Volgren. Volgren will deliver a minimum of 21 route buses, primarily [...]

ITS A GAS! IVECO STRALIS DOES LONDON TO MADRID ON ONE TANK OF LNG

Truck maker Iveco is claiming a new distance record on a single tank of LNG with a 460hp Stralis NP travelling from London to Madrid using just 390kgs of Liquified Natural Gas. The company claims the [...]

US TRUCK ORDERS OFF THE RICHTER

If you thought the Australian industry was booming then the US truck market is off the Richter scale. Through the first 10 months of 2018, 440,700 new trucks have been  ordered in the US for which [...]

40000 HERE WE COME – RECORD SALES CONTINUE

October truck sales have again seen strong results as the industry charges to its first ever 40000 plus annual sales total with the October result indicating the magic barrier will be easily exceeded by 31 December. [...]

BENZ OPENS FIRST BUS CENTRE OF COMPETENCY IN PERTH

Mercedes-Benz Buses has announced it has opened a  Bus ‘Centre of Competency’ at its Daimler Perth dealership, which is the first stage of a national initiative that will see bespoke bus Centre of Competency facilities open [...]

FUSO GIVES ROSA A NEW LOOK

Fuso has unveiled an all new look for its venerable and popular Rosa bus, the first external makeover for the bus in 21 years.  AS well as a new face it is understood the new Rosa [...]