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Author Archives: Maree Mullett

Narva Heavy Duty ‘GEOMAX’ Strobes | TRANSPORT NEWS

Narva’s latest range of Heavy Duty ‘Geomax’ L.E.D Strobes provide superior performance in the harshest applications and conditions, including mining, construction, contracting and agriculture. The Geomax range features Class 1 (Part no. 85250A) and Class 2 (Part no. 85252A) approved rotating patterns, providing high levels of brightness as required by Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) standards. They also reach Class ...

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CALL FOR MOTORISTS TO USE NEW ‘MEGA ROADSIDE REST AREAS’ TO HELP SAVE LIVES AND FIGHT FATIGUE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON \ TRANSPORT NEWS

Motorists, particularly those towing caravans, are being urged to be smart about how they share roadside rest stops with trucks this Christmas holiday season. New statistics released today by Australia’s leading transport and logistics insurer, NTI, show 83% of fatigue-related accidents involving trucks in the lead up to Christmas last year happened between 10pm and 6am despite only one-sixth of ...

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Volvo Group and Isuzu Motors to form strategic alliance | TRANSPORT NEWS

The Volvo Group and Isuzu Motors has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding with the intent to form a strategic alliance that will result in the ownership of the complete global UD Trucks business being transferred from the Volvo Group to Isuzu Motors. In addition, the Volvo Group and Isuzu Motors have awarded each other private importerships in selected markets, ...

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IVECO Trucks Australia Ltd. Announces Leadership Change | TRANSPORT NEWS

CNH Industrial, has announced that Michael May has accepted the position of managing director of  IVECO Trucks Australia Ltd. . Mr May joins IVECO after a 20-year career with Daimler Truck and Bus Australia Pacific where he most recently held the role of Director – Mercedes Benz Truck & Bus. Mr. May replaces Bruce Healy, the previous managing director of the Australia and New ...

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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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