Author Archives: Maree Mullett

Scania previews its Next Generation

With sales of its existing truck range continuing to increase its global market share, Scania has revealed its Next Generation cabin design that will once agin tempt prospective buyers to maintain allegiance to the brand for future purchases. The new model range will be rolled out over the next 2-3 years around the globe, increasing the appeal of this popular ...

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PowerTorque joins Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight in European briefing for the advancing technology in trucking

PowerTorque editor Chris Mullett discussed the latest developments in truck and transport technology with The Hon Duncan Gay MLC, Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight during briefings on the latest technology by Scania during the launch of the company’s all-new cab design in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Show and Shine – Kwinana Beach WA

TRUCK SHOW- Show and Shine Kwinana Beach WA September 11th 2016

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HINO PROVIDES VERSATILE TRANSPORT SOLUTION FOR CITY HYDRAULICS

City Hydraulics recently added a Hino 300 Series 616 to its fleet – its sixth Hino truck since purchasing its first in 2004. Family-owned and operated for 15 years, City Hydraulics is a Ryco 24•7 distributor and specialises in on-site hydraulic hose fabrication, diagnostics and maintenance. City Hydraulics owner and operator Grant Wheatley said: “The Hino trucks have been exceptional ...

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Hiab’s new MULTILIFT Futura 8 skiploader for urban use

Hiab, part of Cargotec, has added a new 8.0 tonne lift capacity MULTILIFT Futura 8 skip loader to its current range that includes includes a 12-tonne skiploader featuring innovative design, top performance and durability. The smaller-sized skiploader can easier be carried on a smaller truck. The completely redesigned lightweight steel construction gives more payload without compromising strength, meaning that customers ...

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i98 Illawarra 2016 CONVOY

                                                   i98FM’s Illawarra Convoy back for 2016! i98FM’s Illawarra Convoy is back for its 12th year in 2016! Today, i98FM Breakfast Show hosts and ambassadors of the event, Marty Haynes and Fairlie Hamilton launched Convoy at Duren Transport in Port Kembla joined by a number of members from the truck and motorbike community along with representatives from founding beneficiary, Camp ...

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The NSW Road Freight Forum

First NSW Road Freight Forum takes place at Rooty Hill RSL Club on Wednesday, 7 September 2016 Speakers from AI Group, Holding Redlick, NTI. Also a technical briefing and a policy debate. Awards luncheon recognising finalists and winners in up to three catagories The first NSW Road Freight Forum on Wednesday, 7 September 2016 at the Rooty Hill RSL in ...

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VW Truck and Bus takes 16.6 per cent share in Navistar

NAVISTAR ANNOUNCES WIDE-RANGING STRATEGIC ALLIANCE WITH VOLKSWAGEN TRUCK & BUS Navistar and Volkswagen Truck & Bus to pursue strategic technology collaboration and establish procurement joint venture with Volkswagen Truck & Bus taking a 16.6% stake in Navistar Volkswagen Truck & Bus to invest $256 million in Navistar at $15.76 per share and have the right to appoint two directors to ...

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Knorr_Bremse announced an all-cash offer to acquire Haldex

*Planned combination of Haldex and Knorr-Bremse creates a technologyleading-systems supplier to the global commercial vehicle industry and unlocks attractive opportunities for both companies * Haldex will be a highly valued asset and a driving force for the further development of the combined group Knorr-Bremse AG earlier today submitted an all-cash offer for Swedish Haldex Aktiebolag (“Haldex”), valuing the company at ...

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Freightliner Trucks Pushes Innovation with New Cascadia

The new Freightliner Cascadia unveiled today, is claimed by Freightliner to be the most advanced truck the company has ever designed, and will further lower the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for customers. The new Cascadia is available with the integrated Detroit Powertrain, which combines the fuel-efficient downsped 400 hp/1,750 lb/ft. of torque Detroit™ DD15 or Detroit DD13 engines with ...

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