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Author Archives: Maree Mullett

Hall’s Transport Repairs joins the Penske Dealer Network | TRANSPORT NEWS

Penske Australia has announced that Hall’s Transport Repairs of Dubbo, NSW has joined its extensive dealer network to provide parts and service functions and warranty support for the Western Star Trucks, MAN Truck & Bus, Dennis Eagle, and Detroit brands. Boasting a proven track record in delivering outstanding customer service and technical expertise, backed by an impressive parts department, Hall’s Transport Repairs ...

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Scania and MAN collaborate on next generation engine design | TRANSPORT NEWS

The options of alternative fuels and the introduction of ever tightening emissions regulations sees MAN and Scania now collaborating for a new common platform of engine design to take both brands into the future of transport. The joint venture between the engineering divisions of both companies started work on the project back in 2012, but it is only now, with ...

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Peterbilt Reintroduces Model 389 Pride & Class Package | TRANSPORT NEWS

Peterbilt Motors Company has announced the return of the Model 389 Pride & Class package due to popular demand. Introduced with a limited production run in 2014 and 2017, the Model 389 Pride & Class package’s unique styling and touches of understated elegance truly set this truck apart from all others. Key external features include a highly polished hood crown ...

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IAA Commercial Vehicles 2020 cancelled | TRANSPORT NEWS

The IAA Commercial Vehicles Expo held in Hanover, Germany is the world’s leading platform for transport, logistics and mobility The health risks of the Covid-19 pandemic and the measures taken to contain it have fundamentally changed the backdrop for the IAA Commercial Vehicles. Many countries have travel restrictions that will remain in force for several months to come. Large events ...

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Volvo Group Australia resumes truck production at Wacol plant | TRANSPORT NEWS

After a four week shutdown as a result of supply chain disruption, work has recommenced at the Volvo Group Australia’s Queensland based, Wacol factory, effective May 11. The four week temporary stand down of VGA’s Group Trucks Operations facility was implemented due to the spread of COVID-19 across the globe and the subsequent disruption to shipping and component manufacture”. “Key ...

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Hankook Tyres announced its third ‘Masters Store’ in Victoria, the ninth in Australia, with more planned for 2020 | TRANSPORT NEWS

Tyrelink, located in the Melbourne suburb of Croydon, is the latest Hankook Masters store completed in Victoria and is owned by Shaun Martel. “Last year was a busy year with so many store conversions”, states Marc Sibbald, Sales Director at Hankook Tyre Australia. “On top of the new Hankook Masters stores we also upgraded the signage on 18 independent stores ...

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Border Truck Repairs joins the Penske network  | TRANSPORT NEWS

Border Truck Repairs of Albury/Wodonga has been appointed by Penske Australia to  provide parts and service functions and warranty support for the Western Star Trucks, MAN Truck & Bus, Dennis Eagle, and Detroit brands. Located at 33 Merkel St, Thurgoona NSW, Border Truck repairs now forms part of Penske Australia’s extensive national network of dealers, replacing Hartwigs Trucks. FacebookemailPrintTumblrTwitterLinkedin

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Come back to work at PACCAR Bayswater | TRANSPORT NEWS

The PACCAR Australia truck production facility in Bayswater, Victoria , home of the Kenworth and DAF brands is back on full song with production running at full tilt. With safety measures in place to protect the health and well-being of staff, which comply with the government’s mandated restrictions regarding Covid-19, it’s great to see normality, and timely production schedules, back in truck ...

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Scania’s firms up its green ability  | TRANSPORT NEWS

Scania Trucks is the first major manufacturer of heavy commercial vehicles to be recognised for responsibly combatting climate change. Scania’s far-reaching climate targets have officially been approved by the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) with the intent to achieve the Paris agreement goals of limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. Scania will cut CO2 emissions from its own operations by ...

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German IAA Truck Show in Doubt | TRANSPORT NEWS

The IAA Commercial Vehicles, which is planned for September 2020 in Hanover, could be cancelled due to the corona crisis, reports the ‘Handelsblatt’. The VDA, as the organizer of the special trade fair for trucks, buses and logistics, is in “intensive discussions” with all those involved about how to proceed. A decision is expected to be made in May, according ...

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