Author Archives: Maree Mullett

HVIA 2017 APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR -Congratulations to Joel Handley | TRANSPORT NEWS

Joel Handley from Cummins South Pacific’s Carole Park branch was announced as the 2017 HVIA National Apprentice of the Year at the HVIA National Awards night held in Brisbane. Chairman of Judges Bob Martin told the audience that it was clear that Joel wears his Cummins uniform with pride. “Joel’s commitment to the Cummins workshop is an asset,” Mr Martin ...

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Monson Logistics add two new Stralis and a Powerstar to growing IVECO fleet | TRANSPORT NEWS

Leading Tasmanian freight company Monson Logistics, has invested in three new Australian-made Stralis and Powerstar models, bringing the total number of IVECOs in the company to 32. The latest acquisitions, a Powerstar 6400 and two Series II Stralis AS-L prime movers operate in B-Double applications hauling containerised freight and plantation-sourced, pre-packaged timber all over Tasmania and to port in preparation ...

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KAMAG – Catering on the Fly 

  The KAMAG E-Catering Wiesel was developed in close cooperation with airport operators and service workshops.The driver´s cab has two seats complete with optimum ergonomics and low entry height, and provides all-round visibility, equipped with a glass roof. The cabin is flexibly mounted in order to allow the transfer of containers at ground level and, if required, to provide room ...

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IVECO gets to grips with gas – 500 Stralis NP (Natural Power)| TRANSPORT NEWS

IVECO is well into the alternative fuels market as illustrated by a recent order in Europe for 500 Stralis NP (Natural Power) models which operate using LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas), providing a reduction of up to 10 per cent in CO2 emissions and up to 50 per cent less NOx compared to equivalent diesel-powered trucks. As a further benefit, the Stralis ...

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Sunny Warby and the immaculate B-Model Mack of Sunny Warby & Family Haulage Contractor

#PowerTorquePeople Powertorque Magazine editors get to catch up with some top people in the industry and Sunny Warby with his immaculate B-Model MACK is one of the best. “It’s been a challenging life, but an enjoyable one for us, from 14-15-hour Sydney to Melbourne runs with multiple trucks on the old Gundagai bridge causing it to dance and sway, to ...

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Narva Expands Popular Aeromax Range of Emergency Vehicle Lighting | TRANSPORT NEWS

Narva has expanded its popular range of Aeromax L.E.D mini light boxes to include new red and blue variants specifically designed for emergency vehicles. The super-compact light boxes offer a low-profile, modern-styled solution to emergency lighting and can be used on their own or in synchronised pairs (flange mount only) as a mini light bar setup. Utilising high-powered L.E.D modules ...

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Scania clocks up record year | TRANSPORT NEWS

With the  sales performance in Australia of Scania’s P, G and R-series trucks and buses having already exceeded  the full year result of 2016, Scania’s full third quarter term rose globally  to a record high SEK 86.4 billion, an increase of 15 percent compared to the previous year. Demand for the new truck range was good and the service trend remains ...

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ATO to reinstate a meal by meal amounts approach to claims for meal expenses for the 2017-18 year | TRANSPORT NEWS

October 26, 2017 | 11:01am NatRoad’s voice has enabled the ATO to reinstate a meal by meal amounts approach to claims for meal expenses for the 2017-18 year. The meal amounts, published today by the ATO, are good news for employed truckies across the country. CEO of NatRoad, Warren Clark, today applauded the decision, “common sense has prevailed” he said. ...

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KENWORTH KLASSIC 2017 | EVENT-TRUCK SHOW

PowerTorque’s Warren Caves relives the past lives of the Kenworth clan on display at the annual Clarendon Classic Rally – Images by Torque it Up. The annual Clarendon Classic Rally hosted by the Sydney Antique Machinery Club was held over the weekend of the 16th and 17th of September, and, following on from the success of last year’s inaugural event, ...

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 SOLUTRANS EXPO 2017 | TRANSPORT NEWS

The Solutrans Expo for 2017 held at Lyons in France provided leading European trailer manufacturer Goldhofer with the opportunity to showcase  its successful MPA 4 concept in a variant with integrated CAN bus control.  The CAN bus technology offers extremely convenient vehicle operation via keypad or radio remote control. The simple pictogrammes on the control pad give users a clear ...

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