Truck News

STIFF COMPETITION

Ten months on from the launch of the new generation Actros prime movers Mercedes Benz has unveiled its new generation rigid models which should prove stiff competition in the market. Mercedes Benz latest rigid configuration Actros [...]

MELB COUNCIL TARGETS WORLD’S CLEANEST REFUSE TRUCKS

Melbourne’s Moreland City Council is aiming to have the first emission free refuse collection fleet in the world by 2020. Moreland Council has teamed up with H2U (or the Hydrogen Utility) in order to convert its [...]

SEA ELECTRIC TRUCKS PLUG INTO THE LOCAL MARKET

An electric truck industry for Australia?  That is what is mooted by one company based in Melbourne. SEA Electric held a media briefing in Melbourne last week, to which Truck and Bus News did not receive [...]

INTERNATIONAL DEALERS ANNOUNCED

A network of 11 dealerships has been announced for the first stage of International’s comeback in Australia following Iveco’s appointment as the distributor. The initial network is made up of: Sydney Iveco, Thomas Bros and Blacklock’s [...]

ISUZU’S LIMITED EDITION URBAN WARRIOR

Isuzu has launched a limited edition Vanpack model, the NNR 45-150 AMT, as part of its Ready to Work range. The NNR 45-150 AMT Vanpack has been developed specifically in response to feedback from Australian customers [...]

JUNE SALES HIT 10YR HIGH

The Australian truck market is in the best shape it has been for more than a decade with a record 3,879 commercial vehicles sold last month. June’s figure was up 161 units on the previous best [...]

ISUZU’S NEW MD READIES FOR NEXT STAGE

Isuzu Australia’s new managing director and CEO Hiroko Yaguchi says she’s prepared for her tenure at the helm of the market leader. Yaguchi formally took over from Hiroshi Nishizaka in June and brings years of experience [...]

SCANIA HITS THE G SPOT

Scania its roll out of new products and services announcing the latest instalment last week, the new G cab and new five-cylinder engines. The new additions include the first G20 sleeper cabs for long haul use [...]

DENNIS EAGLE SHOWS ITS TRUE COLOURS

Penske Commercial Vehicles and its subsidiary Dennis Eagle showed its true colours with six specially liveries to raise awareness for charity. Penske’s Western Sydney dealer and Blacktown City Council prepared the Elite 2 trucks with their [...]

HINO’S 14 YEAR 4X4 PROJECT

Following the world first preview of the new 4×4 300 series offering, Hino has revealed the project has taken more than a decade to get off the ground. According to Hino Australia’s product strategy manager Daniel [...]