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VALE PETER ROCKE

The Australian Trucking Association and the trucking industry are mourning the passing of Peter Rocke, the inaugural chair of the Australian Trucking Association. Peter Rocke was chair of the Road Transport Industry Forum from 1989 to [...]

SCANIA PLUGGED INTO GERMAN e-HGHWAY TRIAL

Scania has announced it is set to supply vehicles for the three Germany e-highway  trials expected to start in 2019. The decision was taken on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and [...]

40,000 SALES BARRIER SET TO BE BROKEN

The Australian truck market stands on the edge of breaking the 40,000 unit mark, after November sales figures took the YTD tally past the long standing sales record set in 2007, prior to the GFC. This [...]

FUSO SIGNS A UP MAJOR US HAULAGE COMPANY FOR eCANTER

One of the leading truck operators in the USA, J.B Hunt has become the second major fleet to add Daimler’s new medium duty eCanter electric distribution trucks to its fleet. J.B. Hunt, is ranked the fourth [...]

VOORHOEVE TARGETS TECHNOLOGY AT VOLVO NORTH AMERICA

Former Volvo Group Australia boss Peter Voorhoeve  is clearly wasting no time in shaking things up at his new ‘ranch’, Volvo Trucks North America establishing a department within the company called Volvo Trucks 2.0, a special [...]

PACCAR HAS GEORGIA ON ITS MIND – BOTH BRANDS TO BE AT NACV 2019

Paccar has announced it will be at next year’s North America Commercial Vehicle with both of its American brands, joining every other major manufacturer at the biennial Expo in Atlanta. In what could be the final [...]

PACCAR NAMED LARGE EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR

PACCAR Australia has again picked up a major gong for being a good employer, being named Large Employer of the Year for 2018 at the recent Australian Training Awards at the Sydney International Convention Centre In [...]

SANTA’S COMING TO TOWN – IN AN INTERNATIONAL

If you thought the ‘Big Man’ in red  was going to arrive  on a sleigh towed by reindeer then think again. International has built a brightly decorated and shiny red ProStar to Santa a helping hand this [...]

INTER AND IVECO GET OFF THE COUCH FOR NATIONAL ROAD SHOW

After a year of what only can be described as lacklustre sales m International and its Australian distributor Iveco have announced they are moving to try and boost the brand’s sales prospects with the first initiative [...]

ZF ANNOUNCES IAM APPOINTMENT

ZF Australia has announced  the appointment of Darren Leyshon to head up its subsidiary IAM Oceania from this week. Leyshon is a 30-year independent aftermarket veteran with leading global companies in Australian and New Zealand, including [...]