Author Archives: Maree Mullett

PACCAR – EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR | TRANSPORT NEWS

ACCAR Australia has been honoured in the Employer of the Year category of the prestigious Victorian Training Awards for 2018. Tom Cooper, Operations Director PACCAR Australia, in accepting the award at the event at Palladium at Crown on Friday 24 August, observed: “This award provides important recognition of PACCAR Australia’s amazing, wonderful and truly valued employees, suppliers and dealers who ...

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150th UD Truck for Followmont Transport | TRANSPORT NEWS

Queensland based company, Followmont Transport the delivery of its 150th UD truck. The company’s managing director Mark Tobin said the 150th truck is another spoke in the wheel of their relationship with UD. “We’re excited to be taking on our 150th edition at Followmont Transport, it just goes to show the growth of our business and the strength of our ...

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CLEANER AND GREENER FOR ISUZU’S 4HK1 ENGINE | Transport News

Two years on from the introduction of 4HK1 engine by Isuzu Trucks to its medium-duty F Series range in 2016, it’s arguably the cleanest Japanese diesel engine available locally. It’s  available in two power ratings—154 kW (210 PS) and 177 kW (240 PS), with  726 Nm and 765 Nm of torque respectively. Meeting emission control requirements of the current Australian ...

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HINO NATIONAL SKILLS CONTEST | TRANSPORT NEWS

Eighteen of Hino Australia’s very best sales, parts and service staff competed in the ninth Hino National Skills Contest yesterday, after winning their way through a series of Hino Skills qualifying rounds held over the previous five months. The Hino National Skills Contest is an annual event that showcases the proficiency of sales, service and parts experts from the Hino ...

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New Protrans Disc Brake Pads from Bendix | TRANSPORT NEWS

New extreme Bendix Protrans Commercial Vehicle disc brake pads offer ECE R90 certification, premium friction materials, and titanium Bedding-n technology.  Heavy commercial vehicles travel on average 40,000 to 60,000 kilometres per year in Australia and with braking systems facing demanding and severe operation conditions. With the trend shifting to disc brakes the brake pads become the single biggest contributor in ...

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Schaeffler simplifies transmission repairs with the LuK GearBOX for Ford, GM, Renault and VW.| TRANSPORT NEWS

Schaeffler’s LuK GearBOX simplifies the repair of manual and double-clutch transmissions as well as differentials. Previously available under the INA band, the rebranding under theLuk name is expected to more than double sales of the LuK GearBOX range for the automotive aftermarket. With the help of the LuK GearBOX, garage professionals can replace the most important wear parts in manual ...

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SAF-Holland release new high technology axle stub grease – SAF LiLube Easy Fit | TRANSPORT NEWS

SAF Holland has been working in collaboration with one of the world’s leading lubricant companies (specialising in tribological conditions) and this has seen the release of a highly specialised lubricant for use on axles. This new industry lubricant is already well proven having been used in wind power generating plants over a number of years. In these applications extremely high ...

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ISUZU TRUCKS APPOINTS NATIONAL FLEET SALES MANAGER | TRANSPORT NEWS

Isuzu Australia Limited (IAL)has appointed Mr Tony Kerr as National Fleet Sales Manager. Mr Kerr brings with him a broad but intensive 30-year career across the truck industry, in the light, medium and heavy duty weight categories. His extensive experience also comprises sales, general management and operations in respected companies such as Comet/Kwikasair Express (TNT), Scania, Volgren, and Genuine Truck ...

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Westar Truck Centre has joined the Erebus Motorsport team!| TRANSPORT NEWS

Westar Truck Centre has joined the Erebus Motorsport team as its ‘Official Transporter’ for the remainder of the 2018 season and entire 2019 Supercars season. Erebus Motorsport’s 2017 season included winning the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 with drivers David Reynolds and Luke Youlden using the Erebus built Commodore; the team finished seventh overall. This year, Dunlop Super 2 Series graduate ...

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A new view for Schaeffler | TRANSPORT NEWS

 The Automotive Aftermarket division of Schaeffler has redefined its visual presence in stores with clearer identification on the packaging of its spare parts and repair solutions. Schaeffler packaging now features large, high-quality and photo-realistic pictures of individual products and complete repair solutions on the outside of its boxes. Also identifying each brand is a colour banding, with LuK in its typical yellow, the INA brand in green ...

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