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CUSTOM BUS SCORES A TON

Custom Bus Group has celebrated the 100th Bus to coming off its St Marys production line since the Dunn Group took over ownership. The Custom CB80 bus is built on a Scania K310 chassis and is [...]

SCANIA UNVEILS VISION FOR MODULAR AUTONOMOUS TRANSPORT

Swedish truck and bus maker Scania has unveiled a bold and exciting vision for autonomous self driving, low emission, passenger and goods transport, displaying its NXT concept at the UITP Global Public Transport Summit in Stockholm [...]

ATA CO-FOUNDER NAMED IN QUEENS BIRTHDAY HONOURS LIST

One of the founders of the Australian Trucking Association, Bruce McIver has been made a member of the Order of Australia in today’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List recognising his significant service to politics and the road transport [...]

US TRUCKING’S FEAR OF TRUMPS MEXICAN TARIFF THREATS

The American truck industry is in a state of mild fear since President Trump’s proclamation on 30th May that he intended to impose a new round of tariffs aimed at Mexico, which has once again sent [...]

ATA FIRES SHOT AT AUSTROADS FOR LIMITING WIDTH

The ATA has issued a statement criticising Austroads for limiting its research project into heavy vehicle dimensions to a 2.55metre rule and ignoring the findings of an expert panel inquiry into national freight and supply chain [...]

BENZ CITARO BUSES TRIALLING IN AUSTRALIA

Mercedes Benz advanced  European bus of the year winning Citaro bus has hit Australian shores and is about to start a trial with a major operator in Sydney. The Citaro, which has won numerous major awards [...]

RICCARDI JUMPS SHIP FROM DAEWOO TO YUTONG

Former Daewoo Bus general manager Lou Riccardi has  joined Yutong Australia as general manager. Riccardi, who worked for many years with Asia Motors as the Daewoo distributor and then joined White Commercial Vehicles as general manager [...]

CUMMINS AND ISUZU CEMENT POWERTRAIN DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT

Engine maker Cummins and Japanese truck manufacturer Isuzu have announced  they have formalised the memorandum of understanding they had previously signed to create the Isuzu Cummins Powertrain Partnership agreement creating the business structure to bring new [...]

SELF OBSESSED – DAIMLER LAUNCHES AUTONOMOUS UNIT

Daimler Trucks has announced it has  established a special global operation to focus on highly automated driving. The Autonomous Technology Group is backed by a $AUD833 million($US580 million)  investment and was launched on 1st June  and [...]

VOLVO TRUCKS STRENGTHENS ATA PARTNERSHIP

Volvo has taken a bigger role with the peak body for trucking operators, the ATA by becoming an associate member of the association. In a statement the ATA revealed that as an associate Volvo can now [...]