Author Archives: Maree Mullett

Schaeffler simplifies transmission repairs with the LuK GearBOX for Ford, GM, Renault and VW.| TRANSPORT NEWS

Schaeffler’s LuK GearBOX simplifies the repair of manual and double-clutch transmissions as well as differentials. Previously available under the INA band, the rebranding under theLuk name is expected to more than double sales of the LuK GearBOX range for the automotive aftermarket. With the help of the LuK GearBOX, garage professionals can replace the most important wear parts in manual ...

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SAF-Holland release new high technology axle stub grease – SAF LiLube Easy Fit | TRANSPORT NEWS

SAF Holland has been working in collaboration with one of the world’s leading lubricant companies (specialising in tribological conditions) and this has seen the release of a highly specialised lubricant for use on axles. This new industry lubricant is already well proven having been used in wind power generating plants over a number of years. In these applications extremely high ...

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ISUZU TRUCKS APPOINTS NATIONAL FLEET SALES MANAGER | TRANSPORT NEWS

Isuzu Australia Limited (IAL)has appointed Mr Tony Kerr as National Fleet Sales Manager. Mr Kerr brings with him a broad but intensive 30-year career across the truck industry, in the light, medium and heavy duty weight categories. His extensive experience also comprises sales, general management and operations in respected companies such as Comet/Kwikasair Express (TNT), Scania, Volgren, and Genuine Truck ...

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Westar Truck Centre has joined the Erebus Motorsport team!| TRANSPORT NEWS

Westar Truck Centre has joined the Erebus Motorsport team as its ‘Official Transporter’ for the remainder of the 2018 season and entire 2019 Supercars season. Erebus Motorsport’s 2017 season included winning the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 with drivers David Reynolds and Luke Youlden using the Erebus built Commodore; the team finished seventh overall. This year, Dunlop Super 2 Series graduate ...

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A new view for Schaeffler | TRANSPORT NEWS

 The Automotive Aftermarket division of Schaeffler has redefined its visual presence in stores with clearer identification on the packaging of its spare parts and repair solutions. Schaeffler packaging now features large, high-quality and photo-realistic pictures of individual products and complete repair solutions on the outside of its boxes. Also identifying each brand is a colour banding, with LuK in its typical yellow, the INA brand in green ...

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ALL-NEW Hino 500 Series arrives in November | TRANSPORT NEWS

Hino Australia has announced the release of the next generation of the 500 Series Standard Cab models for the Australian market. First displayed at last year’s Tokyo Motor Show, the all-new 500 Series Standard Cab FC, FD and FE models for the Australian market will have undergone what Hino is calling “a next generation model change.” “The addition of this ...

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EFFECTIVE COLLABORATION | TRAILER REVIEW- Multiquip- Muscat Trailers

Warren Caves reports on Multiquip – Images by Torque it Up Photography. A three-way alliance between Gilbert & Roach Kenworth, Muscat Trailers and Multiquip aggregates is driving growth, and fleet expansion for Multiquip, from its 1200-acre Bungonia quarry site. Bungonia is located roughly 20 km south of Marulan, NSW, in an area that has seen a remarkable surge in quarry ...

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BLOCK AND TACKLE | COMPANY PROFILE- GRS Fleet

The GRS Towing fleet expands its footprint in Sydney – Words by Warren Caves and images by Torque it Up When it comes to publicising the performance of individual companies, it’s not often that PowerTorque magazine provides a repeat round of additional exposure, after having previously showcased a company’s performance in an earlier edition. That idea certainly changed, though, when ...

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THE LONG HAUL- SHAWS DARWIN TRANSPORT | Company Profile

Shaw’s Darwin Transport blazes the blue and red trail from NSW to the Northern Territory – Words by Warren Caves, images by Torque it Up Purchasing his first cab-over Kenworth in 1981, William Shaw set the foundation stone for a successful Darwin road express freight service, firstly as a subcontractor to a major national carrier, then as his own company. ...

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Cummins ISX12N “Near Zero” Natural Gas Engine now available in Volvo Trucks in North America | TRANSPORT NEWS

Volvo Trucks North America has released the latest version of the Cummins ISX12N “Near Zero” natural gas engine as an option in the VNL 300 day cab models used for pick up and delivery or regional-haul operations. The inclusion of the Cummins ISX12N represents best-in-class natural gas engine technology and is an indication of the increasing attention of truck makers ...

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