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NTI CLAIMS TOP AWARD AGAIN

Leading road transport insurer, National Transport Insurance (NTI) has been named as the winner of the Mansfield Award for Claims Excellence in the specialty category for the second year running. Winners were announced at a ceremony in [...]

NO FUELLING AROUND – VOLVO CHALLENGE ON AGAIN

The hunt is on again with Volvo Trucks out to find the nation’s most fuel efficient drivers via its Dynafleet telematics, analysing driver skills from around  Australia. With fuel costs on the rise again after a [...]

LANGWORTHY HONOURED BY HVIA WITH AWARD IN HIS NAME

NEW AWARDS ANNOUNCED BY INDUSTRY BODY The Queensland based Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA) has announced a new series of awards for the industry including one to honour the memory of late industry icon, Peter Langworthy. [...]

HINO ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE SHUFFLE

Hino has announced some changes and fine tuning of its executive line up within its brand and franchise division, which the company says reflects its ongoing focus on serving its customers. The company says its Customer [...]

HINO – CONFIDENCE ON A HIGH

Amidst all the hoopla and celebrations surrounding the recent truck sales numbers, Australia’s number two truck company, Hino  is approaching the second half of the year with a strong mood of confidence. While well behind market [...]

ALLIANCE IS ON GUARD

Daimler Trucks’ parts arm, Alliance Truck Parts has announced it has introduced the first Australian-made injection moulded 700mm wide truck mudguard. Alliance claims the MG700 guard is UV-stabilised for durability in Australian conditions and is well [...]

GLIDER TRUCKS SLIDE ON IN US DESPITE PRUITT RESIGNATION

The recently resigned US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Scott Pruitt managed to fire a parting shot on his last day in office by cementing a  massive loophole for the dirtiest and most polluting trucks in US [...]

PHIL TAYLOR PROMOTED TO CEO AT ISUZU

With the real chance that they will break through the 10000 truck barrier for the first time this year there’s been a shakeup in the top level of management at Isuzu Australia. Long time chief operating [...]

GREAT SCOT! WHO IS VOORHOEVE’S REPLACEMENT

Peter Voorhoeve’s replacement as president of Volvo Group Australia will be Scotsman Martin Merrick who comes to the job after a 30 year career with Volvo. Merrick began his Volvo career as a reception engineer  and [...]

CUMMINS TURNING ONTO ELECTRIC

With the  world’s major truck manufacturer groups  including Paccar, Daimler, Volvo and  Volkswagen, increasingly turning in house for their diesel engine development and production Cummins  has announced that it is acquiring Silicon Valley-based Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. a [...]