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DIESEL GIANT MTQ CHANGES GEARS

A leading diesel and turbo after sales and service provider, MTQ begin marketing its own brand instead of its suppliers following a change of ownership last year. MTQ became a subsidiary of Bapcor late last year [...]

ABCOR TO BAR ISUZU

Truck component maker Abcor has picked up a five-year deal with truck market leader Isuzu to supply high-end bull bars. The contract will see Abcor producing bullbars for the Australian and New Zealand markets with a [...]

IVECO’S DAILY BATTLE WITH TOYOTA

Toyota has had the van based mini bus market by the short and curleys for years with its ageing HiAce and some of the Euro manufacturers are having a good old crack at the Japanese but [...]

CUMMINS STUNS WITH NEW POWERTRAIN

Diesel engine giant Cummins has announced it will launch a fully electric powertrain system by the end of 2019 with an extended range version the following year. Cummins’ executive director of electrification business development, Julie Furber [...]

GOLDSTAR TAKES DELIVERY FROM THE CAPTAIN

Newly appointed Perth dealer Penske Power Systems has handed over two MAN TGS 26.480 6×2 trucks to local operator Goldstar Transport, with Roger Penske himself delivering the keys. Managing director at Goldstar, Sean Carren was drawn [...]

PENSKE APPOINTS NEW NZ DIRECTOR

Jim Livermore has taken over as director of Penske New Zealand as of today following a promotion from chief operating officer of Penske Power Systems. With significant growth in both the Penske Power Systems and Penske [...]

GRAND NEW CAMERON

Logistics company Glen Cameron Group has added a milestone 1,000th truck to its fleet. The group was founded in 1975 with a single 8-tonne tray truck and has grown to a national transport company with more [...]

SCANIA BOSS CALLS FOR INCENTIVE SCHEME

Outgoing Scania managing director Roger McCarthy says government legislation is holding back improvements to efficiency within the transport industry. In an interview for an upcoming feature in Transport Trucking Australia, McCarthy was critical of the lack [...]

MAXITRANS RELEASES NEXT GEN CUBE AND PEKI

Trailer manufacturer Maxitrans has released updates to its popular refrigerated Maxi-Cube trailer and Peki truck bodies. MaxiTrans has six brands under its umbrella including Freighter, Maxi-CUBE, Hamelex White, Lusty EMS, Azmeb and Peki. According to general [...]

BRISBANE LOCKS IN 2019 SHOW DATES

The Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia has confirmed the dates of the 2019 Brisbane Truck show on the back of a successful 2017 exhibition. The 2019 show will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre [...]