Truck News

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 [...]

HINO ANNOUNCES CAPPED PRICE SERVICING

Hino has announced a new capped price service offering for all Euro 5 emission compliant Hinos promising its customers will pay less for service over the life of their vehicles. Hino’s general manager of product support, [...]

IVECO BOLSTERS LOCAL ASSEMBLY OPERATION

Iveco has delivered on its promise to expand its locally assembled model range by announcing that the previously imported Stralis range will now be assembled locally at the company’s Dandenong factory. Previously sold as the Stralis [...]

PERTH OUTLET WINS DAIMLER DEALER OF THE YEAR

Meantime as the dealer of the year award season continues across the various brands over in Daimler land, Daimler Trucks Perth has been named its 2017 Australia Pacific Dealer of the Year at the company’s award [...]

KIWI KENNY DEALER TRUMPS AUSSIES IN DEALER AWARDS

Just like the All Blacks have done in Rugby, a Kiwi truck dealer has trumped the Aussies by winning the 2017 Kenworth Dealer of the Year. Southpac Trucks triumphed against an outstanding field of top dealers [...]

VOLVO APPOINTS FUEL EFFICIENCY MANAGER

Volvo Trucks Australia has announced it has appointed former truck journalist Matt Wood as its Fuel Efficiency manager, a newly created role. Volvo Trucks Australia vice president, Mitch Peden says Matt Wood will play a leading [...]

MACK ANTHEM – PIECING THINGS TOGETHER ONE BRICK AT A TIME

In the past some have at times unkindly labelled some US built trucks as like big Mecano sets, but now Mack has embraced another children’s construction set brand. In fact the Mack Anthem has been broken [...]

VOLVO PLUGS INTO ELECTRIC FROM 2019

Like so many major automotive groups Volvo has announced that it is getting serious about electric trucks. The Swedish truck manufacturing group has announced that from 2019 it will be selling electric trucks. The company announced [...]

HINO BAGS YET ANOTHER DAKAR CLASS WIN

The Hino team has won a record ninth consecutive class win on the grueling 2018 Dakar Rally in South America. The 40th Dakar Rally finished on January 20 after 15 days that saw competitors race through [...]

QUON-TUM LEAP

It was previewed at the Brisbane 2017 Truck Show; we saw it again at the Tokyo Motor Show and now Allan Whiting has had his hands on what UD justifiably claims is ‘the best Japanese truck [...]