Truck News

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 [...]

ISUZU’S HOT TIP

Isuzu’s class leading Ready to Work range of trucks is underpinned by a simple philosophy – to make life easier for Australian tradies by eliminating the lead times traditionally associated with purchasing a heavy vehicle. With [...]

REFINED RIGIDS RULE

The big story at Brisbane Truck Show from Mercedes-Benz is its all-new rigid range. The rigids follow new generation Benz prime movers late last year The new rigid range includes  a family of trucks covering everything [...]

TRACKING BY THE THREE POINTED STAR

Mercedes-Benz Trucks will roll out a new telematics system at next week’s Brisbane Truck Show using an Australian-developed software platform. Telematics is a management tool that is being rolled out by many of the track makers [...]

COFFEE WITH THE CEOS: MITCH PEDEN

Mitch Peden heads up the Volvo Truck brand in Australia and is an interesting character. In this interview, Transport Trucking Australia publisher Jon Thomson has a chat with Mitch and get to know that makes the [...]

CHANGE AT THE TOP OF ISUZU

Hiroko Yaguchi has been announced as Isuzu Australia’s new managing director and CEO with incumbent Hiroshi Nishizaka not returning to Australia from his current trip to Japan due to unforeseen circumstances. Yaguchi is the current general [...]

INDIAN TAKEAWAY CONTINUES TO SIMMER

A significant rise in European badged, Indian built trucks and buses is re-fuelling the ongoing speculation that Daimler turn India to complement its Australian line up in the future. Truck and Bus News first broke the [...]

BLAST FROM THE PAST TO CELEBRATE 75 YEARS OF FREIGHTLINER

Freightliner has revealed it is bringing a rare 1950 model A64-800 ‘Bubblenose’ to Australia as part of its 75th anniversary celebrations. The Bubblenose will be on show at this month’s Brisbane Truck Show alongside the brand’s [...]