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FREIGHTLINER HELPING MAKE HAY WHILE THE SUN SHINES

Freightliner has pitched in with further assistance to the famed Burrumbuttock Hay Runners by lending a Freightliner Coronado 122  to the organisation leading up to the next hay run on the Australia Day weekend. Burrumbuttock Hay [...]

RECORD YEAR FOR DAIMLER IN USA

Daimler Trucks has come out of 2018 with a record setting sales figure announcing it sold more than half a million trucks globally last year. Martin Daum, CEO of Daimler Trucks and Buses, made the announcement [...]

FREIGHTLINER UNVEILS UPDATED CASCADIA AND SCUPPERS PLATOONING AT CES

Daimler Trucks has announced it is ending spending on platooning to concentrate on autonomy while launching the latest version of its top selling Cascadia – the flagship destined to launch here in 12 months. The company [...]

PRIX CAR GETS ON BOARD WITH PROSTAR

Leading automotive logistics and transport specialist, PrixCar has recently purchased two International ProStar sleeper cab prime movers, which are primarily being used to haul B-Double drop deck trailers to transport trucks all around the country. PrixCar [...]

INSURER SAYS CARS ARE TO BLAME FOR MOST MULTI VEHICLE TRUCK CRASHES

Most truck drivers will tell you that one of the biggest issues on the road each day are car drivers and this has been born out by the latest truck crash statistics from major commercial vehicle [...]

TRANSPORT & TRUCKING AUSTRALIA ISSUE 122 OUT NOW.

In this issue we take a look inside the massive IAA Truck Show in Hanover, Europe’s major biennial truck show and all that this revealed. Back home we have a drive of the Freightliner Cascadia which [...]

SUPPLY ISSUES STYMIE SCANIA’S YEAR – BETTER AHEAD IN 2019 SAYS MD

Supply problems with its New Truck Generation range have cost Scania around 300 truck sales this year, choking the Swedish company’s chance to achieve an all time Australian record according to managing director Mikael Jansson. Speaking [...]

WHITES OVERHAULS ITS PARTS DISTRIBUTION

Leading commercial vehicle parts supplier Whites Diesels has announced a new, more streamlined centralised warehouse model to deliver what it claims will be OE quality and  aftermarket parts delivered overnight to most of its customers in [...]

SAPPHIRE COAST BUSLINES CLICKS INTO VOLGRENS NEW LOW FLOOR BUS

Family-owned New South Wales regional bus operator, Sapphire Coast Buslines will become the first operator in the country to bring Volgren’s new low-floor Urban bus used in rural and regional areas as a city/school bus with [...]

UD DEMOS LEVEL 4 AUTOMATION IN JAPAN

UD has demonstrated  its first level 4  automated  heavy duty truck at a special media and industry event at the UD Experience Centre at the company’s headquarters in Ageo near Tokyo this week which Truck and Bus [...]