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NORTHERN CHALLENGER – NEW BUS FROM CHINA

A desire to move from being a regional bus operator in the tropical centre of Mossman to become our newest bus and coach distributor has seen FNQ Bus Lines start an all new company with a [...]

DOUBLE UP IN THE CITY OF ANGELS

Double-decker transit buses may be an icon in London and a mainstay in other European cities, but  not so much in the US of A and especially not in Los Angeles, the city of the car. [...]

NTI CLAIMS TOP AWARD AGAIN

Leading road transport insurer, National Transport Insurance (NTI) has been named as the winner of the Mansfield Award for Claims Excellence in the specialty category for the second year running. Winners were announced at a ceremony in [...]

NO FUELLING AROUND – VOLVO CHALLENGE ON AGAIN

The hunt is on again with Volvo Trucks out to find the nation’s most fuel efficient drivers via its Dynafleet telematics, analysing driver skills from around  Australia. With fuel costs on the rise again after a [...]

LANGWORTHY HONOURED BY HVIA WITH AWARD IN HIS NAME

NEW AWARDS ANNOUNCED BY INDUSTRY BODY The Queensland based Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA) has announced a new series of awards for the industry including one to honour the memory of late industry icon, Peter Langworthy. [...]

HINO ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE SHUFFLE

Hino has announced some changes and fine tuning of its executive line up within its brand and franchise division, which the company says reflects its ongoing focus on serving its customers. The company says its Customer [...]

HINO – CONFIDENCE ON A HIGH

Amidst all the hoopla and celebrations surrounding the recent truck sales numbers, Australia’s number two truck company, Hino  is approaching the second half of the year with a strong mood of confidence. While well behind market [...]

STOP IT – BENDIX ANNOUNCE NEW COMMERCIAL BRAKE SOLUTIONS

Brake specialist Bendix has announced a comprehensive range of brake shoes, disc pads and linings with its latest offering for commercial buses and trucks. The latest up to date information is contained in the Bendix Commercial [...]

ALLIANCE IS ON GUARD

Daimler Trucks’ parts arm, Alliance Truck Parts has announced it has introduced the first Australian-made injection moulded 700mm wide truck mudguard. Alliance claims the MG700 guard is UV-stabilised for durability in Australian conditions and is well [...]

GLIDER TRUCKS SLIDE ON IN US DESPITE PRUITT RESIGNATION

The recently resigned US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Scott Pruitt managed to fire a parting shot on his last day in office by cementing a  massive loophole for the dirtiest and most polluting trucks in US [...]