Author Archives: Maree Mullett

ON THE ROAD WITH ATEGO | TRUCK REVIEW – Mercedes-Benz ATEGO

Brenton O’Connor gets up close and personal with the all-new Mercedes-Benz 4×2 and rigid 1630L The launch of a new truck can be of huge significance to its manufacturer. It’s all a question of timing and there’s always pressure on all concerned in the marketing team to introduce its features and benefits to members of the media for them to ...

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A TIME AND PLACE FOR EVERYTHING | TRUCK REVIEW – MAN TRUCKS & DDS TRANSPORT

A long-term association with MAN has been the key to success for Steve McFadden and Damien van Twest Being in the right place at the right time is the basis for the foundation of DDS Transport Solutions, a Brisbane-based transport company focusing on time-sensitive refrigerated freight deliveries. The fleet comprises six MAN TGM 6×4 prime movers, four being powered by ...

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THE BITUMEN HIGHWAY | TRANSPORT NEWS Speedies Contractors

Knowing your business in depth can mean the difference between fighting for work and always keeping busy.  The need for specialist transport solutions spans such a broad spectrum that for many of us there remain areas of which we have no experience. While that can restrict the opportunities when looking for new work, for those with specialist knowledge of a ...

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Ryco Extends Fuel-Water Separator Kit Range | TRANSPORT NEWS

Fuel water separators are an important preventative measure for the protection of fuel injectors, especially common rail systems, which are incredibly efficient but intolerant to water and contaminants. They are designed to reduce the impact of water that has entered the fuel supply via seepage in storage tanks or condensation build up, while at the same time providing additional ‘pre-fuel’ ...

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Shell And AirFlow Truck Company Debut Starship – Hyper-Efficient Truck | TRANSPORT NEWS

Shell Lubricants and AirFlow Truck Company in North America have unveiled a new hyper fuel-efficient truck. This next-generation vehicle, named Starship, was designed and built by the companies with the aim of demonstrating what is possible in reducing energy demand in freight transportation. It uses currently available technologies to minimise the amount of energy it takes to transport a load ...

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UD Trucks Offers ‘The Ultimate Test Drive’; an All New Quon for an entire year | TRANSPORT NEWS

 UD Trucks is offering all Australian businesses the chance to win an All New Quon for an entire year. The competition is now open  and offers the lucky winner a UD Quon prime mover in either a GK 17 420; GW 26 420 or GW 26 460 an entire year. Boasting Euro VI rated emissions and technologies like the Traffic Eye ...

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Goldhofer and Trail King – Moving the World Together | TRANSPORT NEWS

Goldhofer and Trail King Industries, two highly respected brands in the heavy haul industry, are teaming up to promote and support each other’s products both in the United States and around the world. Founded in 1705, Goldhofer has grown to a global company as a manufacturer and distributor of semitrailers and dual lane transporter for on-road special transports, off-road modular ...

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HINO MOTORS ENTERS INTO STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH VOLKSWAGEN TRUCK & BUS | TRANSPORT NEWS

Hino Motors, Ltd. and Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH have signed an agreement aiming to build a mutually beneficial strategic long-term partnership. Based on their common ideas, both companies will further explore each other’s capabilities to cooperate in logistics and traffic solution research, existing and new technologies as well as in procurement. The evaluation of technology cooperation will focus on ...

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RYCO EXTENDS FILTER SERVICING SOLUTIONS WITH NEW OIL FILTER CAP RANGE | TRANSPORT NEWS

Leading filter manufacturer RYCO has released a new range of Oil Filter caps enabling mechanics to replace cracked or worn oil filter caps. They come supplied with the required seals, are made of high strength glass filled nylon or aluminium cap designs for long service life and list torque values to provide correct tightening guidance. The provision of torque values is ...

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MACK MOVES | TRUCK REVIEW – MACK ANTHEM

Mack plays its Anthem to announce a new direction in on-highway ability. It’s all systems go for Mack Trucks North America, as from January this year the company swings into action to deliver the latest addition to the Mack Trucks range, the Anthem, on the American market. For Mack Trucks this is the new, next-generation highway hero. The Mack Anthem ...

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