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40,000 SALES BARRIER SET TO BE BROKEN

The Australian truck market stands on the edge of breaking the 40,000 unit mark, after November sales figures took the YTD tally past the long standing sales record set in 2007, prior to the GFC. This [...]

PACCAR NAMED LARGE EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR

PACCAR Australia has again picked up a major gong for being a good employer, being named Large Employer of the Year for 2018 at the recent Australian Training Awards at the Sydney International Convention Centre In [...]

SANTA’S COMING TO TOWN – IN AN INTERNATIONAL

If you thought the ‘Big Man’ in red  was going to arrive  on a sleigh towed by reindeer then think again. International has built a brightly decorated and shiny red ProStar to Santa a helping hand this [...]

INTER AND IVECO GET OFF THE COUCH FOR NATIONAL ROAD SHOW

After a year of what only can be described as lacklustre sales m International and its Australian distributor Iveco have announced they are moving to try and boost the brand’s sales prospects with the first initiative [...]

ZF ANNOUNCES IAM APPOINTMENT

ZF Australia has announced  the appointment of Darren Leyshon to head up its subsidiary IAM Oceania from this week. Leyshon is a 30-year independent aftermarket veteran with leading global companies in Australian and New Zealand, including [...]

ATA WELCOMES INDUSTRY CODE

The Australian Trucking Association has issued a statement saying it has welcomed the recent release of the Master Industry Code of Practice.  The ATA and Australian Logistics Council developed the code with the support of the National Heavy [...]

EXPERT WARNS OF POTENTIAL FUEL CRISIS

A leading maritime consultant has warned of  a potential crisis as a result of the nation’s lack of strategic fuel reserves and over-reliance on foreign petroleum supplies. Written by maritime consultant John Francis, former Director of [...]

ACTROS GRILLE BRINGS RECALL

Daimler Trucks Australia is recalling more than 930 Mercedes-Benz Actros 963 and 50 Arocs 964 models as a result of front grille issues. For models sold between January 1, 2017 and November 2, 2018, the outer [...]

COACH & BUS LATEST ISSUE OUT NOW

In this issue we have a a full rundown on all the wondrous bus and coach displays at the recent IAA commercial vehicle expo in Hanover, we travel to Port Douglas to take a look at [...]

HINO LAUNCHES A NEW STANDARD

Hino launches its new Standard Cab 500 There is always a lot hanging on a new truck launch, that goes without saying and in the case of Hino’s new standard cab 500 series it is especially [...]