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TRANSPORT & TRUCKING ISSUE 116 – OUT NOW

In this issue we visit the new IAA Truck Show recently staged in Atlanta and all that that presented to the US truck industry, we look closely at a Mack fleet which is embracing PBS to [...]

TESLA ANNOUNCES FURTHER DELAY TO ELECTRIC TRUCK PROJECT

Elon Musk, CEO of electric automaker Tesla, has again delayed the electric Semi the brand has been working on. The truck was set to be unveiled in California on 26 October, but that has now been [...]

DAIMLER CONTINUES PLAN FOR SEPARATE BUSINESS ENTITIES ON A GLOBAL BASIS

Hot on the heels of the announcement that Daimler Trucks had become a separate auton0mous entity sitting alongside the Mercedes Benz car oiperations in Australia, the massive German automaker says it is moving toward implementing the [...]

HINO ANNOUNCES MAJOR INVESTMENT IN DEALER FACILITIES

Hino has announced it will make by making a large scale investment in dealer facilities as it mounts a concerted pitch to the market in coming months. Hino Motor Sales Australia (HMSA), the local subsidiary of [...]

LOCAL APPRENTICES CREATE ‘WORLD’S FASTEST’ AMAROK

A VOLKSWAGEN Amarok ute which was constructed and prepared by VW Australia’s top tier apprentices has claimed a class victory at the World Time Attack Challenge at Sydney Motorsport Park over the weekend, beating the 1:59sec [...]

VW AIMS TO PLUG IN ELECTRIC TRUCKS AND BUSES

Volkswagen Truck & Bus, the commercial vehicles division of the German giant, which now owns MAN, Scania and a major chunk of Navistar in the, has become the latest to announce a commitment to electric vehicles. [...]

G1 SAYS YOU’RE THE MAN

MAN has announced that GTS Freight Management subsidiary, G1 Logistics has added a fleet of 10 new MAN TGX-D38 prime movers to its fleet as the company continues its expansion. The new MANs are the first [...]

TRANSIT SYSTEMS DOUBLES UP IN SYDNEY’S WEST

Western Sydney commuters may be seeing double following the launch last week of two brand new double deck buses by Transit Systems meeting growth in passenger numbers in the Transport for NSW Contract 3 region. The [...]

ISUZU TRADE PACK BACK ON THE TOOLS

Isuzu announced that every person purchasIing an Isuzu ‘Ready to Work’ Tradepack, Servicepack or Traypack truck during October and November this year will also receive $1,000 \worth of heavy duty Milwaukee power tools at no extra [...]

ISUZU WEBINAR COULD GIVE A UTILITY BELT

Isuzu Australia is presenting a webinar to help Australian tradies and business owners determine if their load is too much for their Ute IAL Chief Engineer, Product Strategy, Simon Humphries will host ‘Is Your Load Killing [...]