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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

REPORT SHOWS CONGESTION IS COSTING US BILLIONS EACH YEAR

Leading US university,Texas A&M  has recently published its 2019 Urban Mobility report through its Transportation Institute recently painting  a picture of urban gridlock issues that is getting worse each year and costing Americans billions of dollars. [...]

UD GOES PUBLIC WITH AUTONOMOUS DRVING TESTS

UD Trucks, has successfully demonstrated autonomous driving technology on one of its  heavy-duty Quon trucks at an agriculture processing facility and around its nearby surrounds. The evaluation announced today took place in Nakashari, on the northern [...]

HINO ANSWERS EMERGENCY CALL WITH IMPROVED 500 GT 4X4

Hino has announced some upgrades to its 500 Series GT 4×4 with more power and torque for the versatile medium duty off roader using the Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC) expo in Melbourne this [...]