Author Archives: Maree Mullett

PERFECT HATCH | TrailerTorque – Multi Quip

Warren Caves explores the world of chickens The quest for productivity gains in its chicken-transport operation has led the Sydney based Multi Quip group of companies to cutting-edge European design in the form of two Hatch Traveller trailers, by Hatch Tech. Headquartered in Veenendaal in the Netherlands, Hatch Tech has developed the Hatch Traveller trailer system by drawing on the ...

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A COUNTRY CLASSIC | EVENT – Kenworth Klassic

Warren Caves commemorates the nostalgia of the KW brand As I walk across the grassed carpark past the scattering of empty float trailers and various other trailing equipment loaded for the Monday’s transport commitments, the sun’s glare began to reflect off the polished aluminium and stainless-steel adornments bolted proudly to what would have to be the most accessorised, customised and ...

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HOME ALONE | Truck Review- Scania AXL

Autonomous trucks like you’ve never seen them before. While the Europeans and the North Americans continue their research and development into autonomous trucking, most of the advanced publicity has centred on drivers sitting in the cabs reading a newspaper or a book while some form of higher intelligence steers from the heavens, emulating a form of divine intervention as the ...

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Western Style | TRUCK REVIEW – REXX

Developing a new vehicle is all in a day’s work for WA-based Bis Industries – Words by Neil Dowling A Western Australian mine-haulage truck that went from concept to testing in a mere 13 months now has garnered a strong global following by specialist resources and logistics companies. The Rexx, developed by the Perth-based Bis Industries mining and allied services ...

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Getting Down To Business | TRUCK REVIEW – UD TRUCKS

UD Trucks rebuilds with new products and a fresh emphasis on ability. The UD truck brand is been renowned for reliability backed by a very strong service history with local councils and, more recently, with the container traffic operations heading into Sydney ports and with pick-up and delivery fleets. UD made some important announcements at the Brisbane Truck Show that ...

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SACHS’ shocks go to the MAX | TRANSPORT NEWS

The new SACHS MAX range of heavy-duty shock absorbers from ZF Services Australia is aimed at off-road, four-wheel-drive and ute applications. Since launching the range at the Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo (AAAE) in Melbourne in April, sales of the big-bore shock absorbers have more than tripled year-to-date. “The range has been strongly accepted across our three key customer segments, specifically ...

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SAF-HOLLAND expands its range of SAUER quality parts | TRANSPORT NEWS

Recognising the increasing demand for high quality replacement parts, SAF-Holland has expanded its range of SAUER quality for most common commercial vehicles. In addition to the typical wear parts for brake systems and air suspensions, the SAUER range also includes air reservoirs, landing gear, lubricants and steel rims. “SAF-HOLLAND introduced the SAUER brand a few years ago, providing tested and ...

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Stars Come Out to Play in Penrith | TRANSPORT NEWS

Held at the Museum of Fire, Penrith, the third annual Western Star Trucks Show ‘n Shine supplied plenty of entertainment, with Shell V-Power Racing Team Supercar drivers Fabian Coulthard and Scott McLaughlin  favorites among attendees. Other attractions included dodgem cars, a super slide, food trucks, Hype band, and lots more. Supported by Penske Commercial Vehicles dealers Clancy’s Truck and Trailer, Dwyers ...

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Expanding LIGHT by Narva | TRANSPORT NEWS – Narva expands and upgrades its globe range

 As the Australian vehicle car park evolves, so does Narva’s range of standard and performance globes. Heavy Duty Halogen Globes  A major reason for premature headlight globe failure is vibration. This is especially common in tough industries like mining and agriculture, as well as rugged terrains typically experienced by motorcycles, 4WDs and other off-road motorists. If vibration seems to be ...

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Advantage Plus’ Promotion Announced for MAN Truck Customers | TRANSPORT NEWS

Penske Commercial Vehicles has launched the ‘Advantage Plus’ promotion for MAN truck customers.  The Advantage Plus program includes the following:  MAN’s competitive service, and repair and maintenance packages MAN’s generous warranty packages (up to 70 tonnes) Up to 7.5 cents per litre off Shell diesel fuel One week of free rental from Penske Truck Rental “MAN trucks lead the way ...

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