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TWIN CITY TAKES PACCAR PARTS GONG

In more dealer of the year awards PACCAR Parts  has announced Twin City Truck Centre in Wodonga as its 2018 Dealer of the Year. The award was presented at the company’s Dealer Meeting in Queenstown, New Zealand [...]

NATROADS CALLS FOR ‘WIDE’ REVIEW

NatRoad has recently taken part in discussions with Government officials with a proposal to increase the maximum width for heavy vehicles on Australian roads. NatRoad is advocating that vehicle width should be permitted to increase 50mm [...]

SCANIA GROWS GLOBAL PROFIT DESPITE SUPPLY ISSUES

Scania has announced  that 2018 was a year of continued growth and a number of records in many areas globally, while it also role  out what it describes as the biggest industrial transition in the company’s history. In [...]

ATA ANNOUNCES 2019 NATIONAL TRUCKING AWARD FINALISTS

The Australian Trucking Association has announced the finalists for its 2019 National Trucking Industry Awards. The ATA represents the 50,000 businesses and 211,500 people in the Australian trucking industry and each year recognises industry excellence through [...]

HINO ANNOUNCES ONLINE RECALL TOOL

Hino has announced  that it has launched a new on-line search tool to enable owners to identify if their truck is the subject of a recall. Available on both the Hino website, and also in the [...]

VOLVO WINS BIG 900 BUS ORDER WITH WA GOVERNMENT

The Public Transport Authority of Western Australia (PTA) has announced Volvo Bus and Volgren  have been awarded what is claimed to be Volvo’s largest bus order to date in Australia. The PTA WA order will see [...]

HARBISON TAKES THE BATON AT ISUZU AND MAPS FUTURE VISION

Following Isuzu’s record breaking 2008 and 30 years as number one in the Australian truck market along with the retirement of local supremo Phil Taylor it is time for new boss Andrew Harbison to take the [...]

CALIFORNIA COULD BAN DIESEL TRUCKS

California state legislators have introduced a bill proposing a law that would phase out diesel trucks in the US’s most populous state in an effort to control pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. However the action will [...]

TRANSPORT & TRUCKING ISSUE 123 OUT NOW

In this issue we have some great stories with a full rundown on the new Hino 500 Standard Cab, UD’s entry into the world of autonomous trucking, Fuso’s updated Ready to Work range, we have road [...]

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 [...]