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SCANIA WINS BIG SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUS DEAL

Scania has won the tender to supply a minimum of 340 Euro 6 compliant city buses over ten years to the South Australian Government’s Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure. The buses will be supplied as [...]

FIRE-TRUCK IT! SCANIA THROWS SUPPORT BEHIND FIREMAN’S STAIR CLIMB FUND RAISER

Scania Australia has again thrown its support behind this year’s Melbourne Firefighter Stair Climb, a charity event contested by 600 firefighters with the aim of raising money to “fight depression, PTSI and suicide”. The event was [...]

CUSTOM SET TO PURCHASE DENNING

After shocking the market by purchasing Custom Coach a little over a year ago, and reviving its fortunes as the Custom Bus Group, Scott Dunn has again shaken the industry by buying Denning. Dunn, who entered [...]

MAJOR QLD HYDROGEN PLANT COULD POWER FUEL CELL TRUCKS OF THE FUTURE

A $5 million study is underway into a hydrogen plant at Stanwell Power Station in central Queensland, said to become Australia’s largest hydrogen project. A year’s study will assess the technical, commercial and strategic feasibility of [...]

WINNERS AND LOSERS IN SOFT TRUCK SALES RESULTS FOR AUGUST

Coming off the record 2018 results, Australian truck sales figures are remaining relatively bouyant as we race toward the end of the year. Sales figures for August from the Truck Industry Council T-Mark report showed year [...]

CNHI-IVECO ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT IN NIKOLA

Truck maker Iveco’s parent company CaseNewHolland Industrial (CNH Industrial) has signed on to invest approximately $AUD370 million or about $US250 million in next gen hydrogen truck maker, Nikola and will lead the Series D investment in [...]

IVECO PARENT SHAPES FOR MAJOR RESTRUCTURE

Iveco trucks parent company CNH Industrial has announced it plans to split its ‘On-Highway’ and ‘Off-Highway’ assets within the next 18 months once it gains sharholder approval. The proposal is part of a strategy it is [...]

MERCEDES BENZ LOOKS TO THE FUTURE AS MIRROR CAMS HIT THE ROAD DOWN UNDER

Mercedes Benz revolutionary mirror cam system has hit Australian roads in an extended trial ahead of the launch of the updated Actros featuring the ‘mirrorless mirror’ and a whole lot of other future tech, some time [...]

DRIVER COPS BIG FINES FOR PLATE BLOCKER AND SPEED SOFTWARE

A truck driver has been slapped with maximum penalties for four offences after his truck was found to be able to reach speeds of 130 km/h. Transport for NSW Director of Compliance Roger Weeks said Zig [...]

CPB CONTRACTORS WINS AIRPORT EARTHWORKS CONTRACT

CPB Contractors, with its joint venture partner, has won an earthworks project for the construction of Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport.   CPB Contractors and its partner will deliver the airport’s bulk earthworks, generating revenue [...]