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SCANIA MOVES TO RECRUIT MORE WOMEN INTO TRUCK INDUSTRY

Scania Australia has made some positive and serious moves to encourage more women to work in  the truck industry  by marking International Women’s Day, last On Friday, 8thMarch by welcoming 40 female students from the nearby [...]

GLOBAL SCANIA BOSS QUESTIONS AUSSIE EURO 6 RESISTANCE

Scania’s Global CEO Henrik Henrikson has taken a swipe at Australia’s lack of will when it comes to mandating the latest Euro 6 emission standards and has told local media, that the Swedish truck maker is [...]

RNM SURVEY REVEALS AUSSIE BUSINESS SCEPTICAL OF ELECTRIC

The global Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance has revealed the results of a global business survey which highlights a strong demand for electric and autonomous fleets as e-commerce drives change but that Australian businesses are sceptical of the technology [...]

HINO APPOINTS NEW PARTS MEN

Hino has announced it has made two senior appointments to its parts distribution centre (PDC), in a move it says will;  strengthens its commitment to customers. Peter Michetti has rejoined the Hino Australia team as the [...]

SALES DOWN IN FEBRUARY AS RECORD YEAR HANGOVER BITES

Truck sales cooled a little in February when compared with the same month last year with total volume off about 5.7 per cent year on year with 2827 trucks sold for the second calendar month off [...]

DAIMLER AUST. SIGNS US DEALER EXPERT AS ADVISOR

Daimler Truck and Bus Australia reckons it has pulled off a bot of a coup by securing the services of one of America’s top truck dealers. as an advisor to strengthen the company’s Australian dealer network [...]

TRIAL REVS UP ON AUSTRALIAN-FIRST 100 % RENEWABLE DIESEL

An Australian-first trial using 100 per cent renewable diesel to fuel a Scania test engine is up and running thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s Advance  Queensland Industry Attraction Fund . Southern Oil’s Advanced Biofuels Pilot Plant [...]

VW TRATON POSTS STRONG RESULTS AHEAD OF IPO

While Daimler posted record results  the other German commercial vehicle conglomerate, VW’s new brand Traton has also posted some fantastic results significantly increased its sales revenue and operating in 2018.  Traton’s sales revenue rose by six [...]

ATA ENDORSES LIB NATS ROAD AND BRIDGE ELECTION PLEDGE

The NSW Liberals and Nationals’ commitment to upgrade regional roads and bridges would improve safety and reduce costs for consumers and exporters, the CEO of the Australian Trucking Association, Ben Maguire, said today. NSW Deputy Premier [...]

30 – NOT OUT – ISUZU CONGRATULATES DEALERS ON MILESTONE YEAR

Isuzu  has congratulated its dealer network on the back of its record sales and history making break through the 10000 annual sales barrier at the company’s annual dealer of the year awards. Isuzu reached the milestone [...]