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FREIGHTLINER ANNOUNCES CASCADIA SET TO REPLACE ARGOSY

In news that just about everyone in the Australian truck industry knew was inevitable and realised would have to come one day, Freightliner Australia has announced its current Argosy model will not be replaced and will [...]

BRIDGESTONE LAUNCHES PILBARA TYRE CENTRE

Bridgestone has announced the opening of a new tyre service centre in Port Hedland to service the mining port town and  the Pilbara region. The Bridgestone Service Centre Port Hedland is part of the company’s nation-wide [...]

TOOMEY RESIGNS AS SALES DIRECTOR AT SCANIA

Martin Toomey  has  resigned and left his role as sales director  for Scania Australia after just 10 months in the job. Toomey joined the company to take the role following the retirement of former CEO Roger McCarthy [...]

DAYSWORTH DIGS UP THE DIAMOND REO

Australian company Daysworth International, best known for its container terminal tractors, was one of the major news stories at the Megatrans expo in Melbourne last week with its bold initiative to breath life into the venerable [...]

ISUZU SHOCKS THE MARKET ANNOUNCING LOCAL EV PROGRAM

Isuzu has taken the industry by surprise announcing that its local Australian subsidiary is developing its own electric truck concept and could possibly build the truck here to answer what it say is strong demand from [...]

ISUZU UPGRADES D-MAX AND M-UX

Transport & Trucking Australia editor Allan Whiting went along to the launch of the upgraded Isuzu D-MAX and M-UX and found out what the diesel ute/SUV maker has done to the new models. Isuzu Ute has [...]

UD PLUGS INTO THUNDER AND WIND FOR INNOVATION ROADMAP

UD Trucks has this week announced the launch of an innovation roadmap which aims to deliver a variety of solutions for smart logistics. The plan which includes moving to fully-electric and autonomous trucks towards 2030 has [...]

PACCAR REPORTS SURGE IN FIRST QUARTER GLOBAL PROFITS

Paccar has reported its best-ever first quarter global revenue and profits  this week revealing a 65  per cent increase in overall earnings compared with the first quarter in 2017. The company which produces Peterbilt, Kenworth and [...]

ELECTRIFICATION HAS A LONGER LEAD TIME SAYS CUMMINS

Cummins, a company best known for producing diesel engines has told the market it wants it known that its capabilities extend beyond diesel. Julie Furber, executive director of electrification fgor Cummins  said the company intends to [...]

COFFS TOWIE TAKES HIGHWAY GUARDIAN AWARD

A quick acting Coffs Harbour tow truck driver has been awarded the Australian Trucking Association’s highly coveted Bridgestone Bandag Highway Guardian Award – recognising his efforts in saving a woman’s life in January. North Coast Towing [...]