Truck News

FUSO’S SUMOS LOSE THE WAIT

There is a trend amongst the three leading truck sellers in Australia – the three Japanese brands, Isuzu, Hino and Fuso – to provide at least a proportion of their customers with ready to work trucks, [...]

ATA CALLS FOR HALT TO RACE FOR THE BOTTOM ON TRUCK SAFETY

The Australian Trucking Association has presented to the Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee in Canberra and implored the government to consider expanding the scope of mandated braking technology set for 2019 and [...]

STARS SHINE IN TOOWOOMBA

Western Star is claiming its annual Show n Shine held in Toowomba over the weekend was a huge success with a range of gleaming ‘Stars displayed by proud owners. Held at the Toowoomba Showgrounds the Western [...]

UD ANNOUNCES QUON RECALL

UD Trucks Australia has announced it has taken steps to issue a voluntary safety recall as a precautionary measure for 186 UD Trucks in Australia and New Zealand. The voluntary safety recall applies to UD pPNLT [...]

FOX GETS A TASTE OF SCANIA

Scania has announced it has delivered the first examples of its New Truck Generation vehicles to major logistics company Linfox. The Euro 6 P 450 6×4 prime movers are the first of a total of 42 [...]

SLIPPERY SUCKER – WE DRIVE VOLVO’S SUPER FUEL TRUCK ON THE HUME

Volvo has unveiled a special, locally developed fuel saving prototype truck, set up as a full B-double, utilising aerodynamic and other efficiency technology and aimed at giving truck operators a ‘grab bag’ of ideas from which [...]

STOP IT – BENDIX COMMERCIAL BRAKE SOLUTIONS

Brake specialist Bendix has announced a comprehensive range of brake shoes, disc pads and linings with its latest offering for commercial buses and trucks. The latest up to date information is contained in the Bendix Commercial [...]

IVECO ANNOUNCES NEW GM OF SALES

Iveco has announced Scott Slater as its new general manager sales, replacing Geoff Buswell who has taken a new position within Iveco’s parent company the CNH Industrial Group Australia. The new role will see Scott Slater [...]

INCENTIVE MONEY POURING IN FOR CALIFORNIA CLEAN TRUCK AND BUS PROGRAMS

  California’s truck and bus operators looking to transition from diesel to cleaner emission vehicles will get a boost from the state beginning in October. Almost $US600 million in subsidies and project proposals wending their way [...]

ISUZU MOVES INTO FLASH NEW DIGS

To coincide with its 30th consecutive year of truck market leadership, Isuzu has moved into a new purpose built headquarters facility in Melbourne’s west. The company moved into this purpose-built home at Truganina, in the trucking [...]